November 6, 2000 |
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.
September 14, 1996 |
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."
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.