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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 18, 1990
The editorial (Oct. 4) on Duke answered its own question quite succinctly: "Louisiana's economy is the worst in the nation with no relief in sight." In 1933, one could say the same thing for Germany, which paved the way for Adolf Hitler. Therefore, it should be up to the federal government (with assistance from the state government of Louisiana) to do "something" to "improve" the bleak economic picture. EDDIE CRESS Los Angeles
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December 7, 1995 | From Associated Press
Patrick J. Buchanan on Wednesday became the second major GOP presidential candidate to refuse to sign an Iowa Republican Party pledge to boycott Louisiana's caucuses. The pledge is part of the Iowa GOP's effort to protect the state's status as host of the first presidential caucuses. State party officials had set Wednesday as the deadline for presidential hopefuls to sign a pledge to boycott Louisiana unless it rescheduled its caucuses to follow Iowa's. The Louisiana caucuses are set for Feb.
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December 7, 1995 | From Associated Press
Patrick J. Buchanan on Wednesday became the second major GOP presidential candidate to refuse to sign an Iowa Republican Party pledge to boycott Louisiana's caucuses. The pledge is part of the Iowa GOP's effort to protect the state's status as host of the first presidential caucuses. State party officials had set Wednesday as the deadline for presidential hopefuls to sign a pledge to boycott Louisiana unless it rescheduled its caucuses to follow Iowa's. The Louisiana caucuses are set for Feb.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 16, 1991
Louisiana's gubernatorial election today has taken on a national importance of almost mythic proportions. That's because in the large arena of political villains, surely no one in recent memory is as easy to condemn as gubernatorial candidate David Duke, the former Grand Wizard of the Knights of the Ku Klux Klan and Nazi sympathizer. The Times-Picayune, Louisiana's leading newspaper, has called the race between the Republican Duke and the Democrat, former Gov.
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September 29, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
The Texas system of electing district judges by countywide voting was upheld by a federal appeals court that said questions about possibly diluted minority voting strength do not apply. Protections against diluting the voting power of minorities have no bearing on the election of judges because they are not public servants, the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans ruled. The decision affects nine Texas counties but has possible broader applications.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 16, 1991
Louisiana's gubernatorial election today has taken on a national importance of almost mythic proportions. That's because in the large arena of political villains, surely no one in recent memory is as easy to condemn as gubernatorial candidate David Duke, the former Grand Wizard of the Knights of the Ku Klux Klan and Nazi sympathizer. The Times-Picayune, Louisiana's leading newspaper, has called the race between the Republican Duke and the Democrat, former Gov.
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February 8, 1996 | ROBERT SHOGAN, TIMES POLITICAL WRITER
Fresh from his upset victory in Louisiana, Patrick J. Buchanan returned to the Iowa caucus battleground here Wednesday stressing the themes of economic nationalism and trade protection that he believes were primarily responsible for his triumph Tuesday night.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 18, 1990
The editorial "Ex-Klansman Duke: How'd He Get So Far?" (Oct. 4) is a question that raises few eyebrows in the African-American community, based on the racist climate that lingers in America. However, it does raise a fear that African-Americans have concluded, long before the timely statements of Malcolm X, that America is dying a slow death and the rise of Duke is nothing but a mere symptom. It is not difficult to figure the reasons behind Duke's popularity when we look at a few events that have shaped the last decade; Ronald Reagan defeated a maligned Jimmy Carter by a record-breaking margin; Jesse Jackson, as sensible as his policy was eloquently stated, could only muster a small respectable percentage of votes from whites; the rise of racial crimes; the building of a war machine; the attack on the arts by the so-called silent majority; the strengthening of the predominantly white conservative Supreme Court, Senate and House.
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September 29, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
The Texas system of electing district judges by countywide voting was upheld by a federal appeals court that said questions about possibly diluted minority voting strength do not apply. Protections against diluting the voting power of minorities have no bearing on the election of judges because they are not public servants, the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans ruled. The decision affects nine Texas counties but has possible broader applications.
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