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February 24, 1996 | JANET HOOK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Ever since New Hampshire gave a huge boost to Patrick J. Buchanan's presidential campaign, the conservative Republican has invoked ominous images of a mighty GOP establishment conspiring to destroy his candidacy. And at least some supporters of Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole have been hoping for the same thing.
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June 4, 1998 | JEAN O. PASCO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A coalition of political moderates failed Tuesday to wrest control of Orange County's Republican Party from a core of conservative activists, who celebrated standout victories locally and statewide. The local results also proved that earlier GOP fears about the new open-primary system were unfounded. Among causes for jubilation were the elections of former Superior Court Judge Anthony J.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 4, 1998 | JEAN O. PASCO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A coalition of political moderates failed Tuesday to wrest control of Orange County's Republican Party from a core of conservative activists, who celebrated standout victories locally and statewide. The local results also proved that earlier GOP fears about the new open-primary system were unfounded. Among causes for jubilation were the elections of former Superior Court Judge Anthony J.
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February 24, 1996 | JANET HOOK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Ever since New Hampshire gave a huge boost to Patrick J. Buchanan's presidential campaign, the conservative Republican has invoked ominous images of a mighty GOP establishment conspiring to destroy his candidacy. And at least some supporters of Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole have been hoping for the same thing.
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November 30, 1995
William G. Moore, 85, former publisher and columnist of the Redlands Daily Facts. Moore's family bought into the newspaper five years after it was established in 1890. Moore and his younger brother, Frank, who served as editor, wrote a regular column under a joint byline. They prided themselves on running the family newspaper in complete harmony until they sold it to the Donrey Media Group in 1981.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 25, 2004 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Hector V. Barreto Sr., 68, a founder and former president of the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, died May 14 in his hometown of Guadalajara, Mexico, the chamber announced. Barreto had been in failing health for some time, but the cause of death was not announced. Barreto immigrated to the United States when he was in his early 20s and landed in Kansas City, Mo. His first job was digging potatoes.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 28, 2003 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Former U.S. Rep. William C. Cramer, 81, the first Republican congressman from Florida since Reconstruction, died Oct. 18 in South Pasadena, Fla., of complications of a recent heart attack. The Denver-born, Florida-reared Cramer was a Harvard-trained lawyer when he was elected to the Florida Legislature in 1950. He lost his first bid for Congress in 1952, but was narrowly elected in 1954. Earning the title "Mr.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 29, 1987
An Orange County librarian and a Newport Beach attorney were appointed Wednesday by Gov. George Deukmejian to serve on state boards for the arts and the mentally disabled. Deukmejian named Elizabeth Martinez-Smith to the board of trustees of the California State Summer School for the Arts. He appointed John C. Kellogg to the board of Protection and Advocacy Inc., which monitors state services to the mentally disabled.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 13, 2009 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
Joe M. Rodgers, 75, who served as U.S. ambassador to France during the 1980s, died Feb. 2 at his home in Nashville after battling cancer. Long active in Republican Party politics, Rodgers served as finance chairman of the Republican National Committee for three years beginning in 1979. He also served as national finance chairman for President Reagan's reelection campaign in 1984. Reagan appointed him ambassador to France in 1985 for a four-year term. His ties to Reagan stretched back to 1976, when he was the Tennessee finance chairman for Reagan's primary campaign against President Ford.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 7, 1996 | From Religion News Service
The Christian Coalition, the largest and most powerful group of Christian political activists, will gather in Washington next week for its sixth annual Road to Victory conference. But this year is different from the others: It won't be the only game in town mixing religion and politics.
BUSINESS
July 10, 1990 | CARLA LAZZARESCHI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Software pioneer Mitch Kapor, founder and former chairman of Lotus Development, has found a new high-tech crusade to keep him busy: fighting overzealous computer crime stoppers. At a news conference today, Kapor, now chairman of a new software company, is scheduled to announce the creation of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, a group that will study and publicize the novel social and legal issues arising from the increasing use of computers to communicate and dispense information.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 23, 2001
Re "Not the One for Peace Corps," editorial, Aug. 20: While there are better-qualified candidates to head the Peace Corps, Gaddi Vasquez is certainly not unqualified for the job. His years of government service, the fact that he is a quick study, his excellent personal and communication skills and his ability to motivate young people and to reach out to those who may disagree have made his course on California politics one of the most popular courses taught...
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