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March 16, 1996
Using a Honda auto manufacturing plant in East Liberty, Ohio, as his backdrop, Dole on Friday pressed his campaign's argument for "fair, not free" trade. "I'm here to demonstrate how important it is to export," Dole told workers gathered in the plant's auditorium. "We want fair trade, and we have a lot of weapons on the books to gain America's access to other markets."
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November 6, 2000 | ERIC SLATER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Texas governor, a young aide for George W. Bush was saying last winter, had a campaign stop in "Grand Rapids . . . or Grand Forks . . . or, well, whichever 'Grand' is in Michigan." If folks here might have taken offense back in January, they'd be thrilled with some political anonymity today. And they'd be quite happy to direct the Bush camp, or Vice President Al Gore's camp, or any other candidate's camp to any 'Grand' that isn't this one.
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February 18, 2000 | ERIC SLATER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When Gov. John Engler signed a bill last year giving Michigan one of the nation's earliest Republican primaries, he did so with confidence that the vote would seal the nomination of George W. Bush and, perhaps, secure a spot in a Bush White House for himself. But now that the contest for the Republican nomination is really a contest, Engler's state could instead wind up being a catapult for Sen. John McCain of Arizona.
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February 18, 2000 | ERIC SLATER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When Gov. John Engler signed a bill last year giving Michigan one of the nation's earliest Republican primaries, he did so with confidence that the vote would seal the nomination of George W. Bush and, perhaps, secure a spot in a Bush White House for himself. But now that the contest for the Republican nomination is really a contest, Engler's state could instead wind up being a catapult for Sen. John McCain of Arizona.
NEWS
November 6, 2000 | ERIC SLATER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Texas governor, a young aide for George W. Bush was saying last winter, had a campaign stop in "Grand Rapids . . . or Grand Forks . . . or, well, whichever 'Grand' is in Michigan." If folks here might have taken offense back in January, they'd be thrilled with some political anonymity today. And they'd be quite happy to direct the Bush camp, or Vice President Al Gore's camp, or any other candidate's camp to any 'Grand' that isn't this one.
NEWS
September 14, 1996 | EDWIN CHEN and GEBE MARTINEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Campaigning together for the first time since Labor Day, Republican presidential candidate Bob Dole and running mate Jack Kemp on Friday portrayed their Democratic foes as fearmongers and offered themselves as the alternatives with an optimistic economic agenda for a more prosperous America. Altering President Franklin D. Roosevelt's famous Depression-era line, Kemp told several thousand boisterous supporters in an airport hangar here that "the only thing Bill Clinton has to offer is fear."
NEWS
November 4, 1998
Here are the results of elections around the nation Tuesday. Not all returns were available at press time. ALABAMA * Governor--Donald Siegelman unseated Republican Forrest "Fob" James Jr., backed by the religious right, to become the state's first Democratic governor since 1982. * Senate--Republican incumbent Richard C. Shelby defeated Democrat Clayton Suddith, who mortgaged his pickup truck to run. * House--The Republicans held on to their 5-2 majority.
NEWS
September 14, 1996 | EDWIN CHEN and GEBE MARTINEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Campaigning together for the first time since Labor Day, Republican presidential candidate Bob Dole and running mate Jack Kemp on Friday portrayed their Democratic foes as fearmongers and offered themselves as the alternatives with an optimistic economic agenda for a more prosperous America. Altering President Franklin D. Roosevelt's famous Depression-era line, Kemp told several thousand boisterous supporters in an airport hangar here that "the only thing Bill Clinton has to offer is fear."
NEWS
March 16, 1996
Using a Honda auto manufacturing plant in East Liberty, Ohio, as his backdrop, Dole on Friday pressed his campaign's argument for "fair, not free" trade. "I'm here to demonstrate how important it is to export," Dole told workers gathered in the plant's auditorium. "We want fair trade, and we have a lot of weapons on the books to gain America's access to other markets."
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