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James V Stanton

December 21, 1988
Former Rep. James V. Stanton of Ohio became the fifth Democrat to enter the race for national party chairman, saying he represents none of the party's factions and could unify it for the 1992 presidential campaign. Stanton, now a Washington lawyer, entered the race acknowledging he trails some of the other candidates. The about 400 voting members of the Democratic National Committee will select a new national chairman when they meet in Washington Feb. 9-10. Already in the race are Ronald H.
January 27, 1989
Former Ohio Rep. James V. Stanton dropped out of the contest for the chairmanship of the Democratic National Committee and endorsed the candidacy of front runner Ron Brown, a Washington attorney and former aide to the Rev. Jesse Jackson. This leaves only one other rival to Brown for the party post, former Oklahoma Rep. James R. Jones. Brown virtually locked up the post when Michigan Democratic Party Chairman Richard Wiener withdrew and endorsed Brown.
December 22, 1988 | Associated Press
Democratic Party activist Ronald H. Brown pocketed endorsements Wednesday from New York Gov. Mario M. Cuomo and New Jersey Sen. Bill Bradley in his bid to become the party's next national chairman. Cuomo, who once taught Brown at St. John's University Law School, said his former student would be "superb" as head of the Democrats. Bradley said Brown would bring "even-handed, fair and strong leadership in the years ahead."
December 26, 1988 | KEITH LOVE, Times Political Writer
At a time when it is trying to figure out a way to attract a larger share of moderate whites in presidential elections, the national Democratic Party is facing a tough decision. Its leading candidate for party chairman is a black man who has been close to two of the party's liberal icons, Massachusetts Sen. Edward M. Kennedy and the Rev. Jesse Jackson.
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