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February 10, 1994 | ALAN C. MILLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A group of political neophytes who were energized by Ross Perot's call to "take back their government" is trying to raise $4,000 to $5,000 to run just such a newspaper ad in the coming weeks. * If you want a different kind of political candidate, they reasoned, you have to take an unconventional approach to finding one. Faced with long odds, they hope to recruit a "political virgin" to run as an Independent for the congressional seat held by veteran Rep. Anthony C. Beilenson (D-Woodland Hills).
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August 13, 1995 | JOHN KING, ASSOCIATED PRESS
Insisting he had no plans to run for president again, Ross Perot opened a weekend speech-a-thon Friday that attracted politicians in droves but fewer of his own followers than he had anticipated. Those who did come, however, still carried the cantankerous, anti-politician mood that helped Perot to his 19% showing in the 1992 presidential race. So even as they settled in to hear two marathon days of courting by the major political parties, most predicted in advance they would not be satisfied.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 1, 1993 | MARTIN MILLER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The laundry of Elslee Pardaffy is piling up. The 63-year-old woman, who co-chairs a Torrance chapter of United We Stand, America, has many, many other things to do. She's planning chapter meetings. Booking speakers. Circulating petitions. Coordinating volunteer schedules. Videotaping programs for members to watch. Even handing out flyers when grocery shopping. And always answering the phone.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 10, 1994 | ALAN C. MILLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A group of political neophytes who were energized by Ross Perot's call to "take back their government" is trying to raise $4,000 to $5,000 to run just such a newspaper ad in the coming weeks. * If you want a different kind of political candidate, they reasoned, you have to take an unconventional approach to finding one. Faced with long odds, they hope to recruit a "political virgin" to run as an Independent for the congressional seat held by veteran Rep. Anthony C. Beilenson (D-Woodland Hills).
NEWS
August 13, 1995 | JOHN KING, ASSOCIATED PRESS
Insisting he had no plans to run for president again, Ross Perot opened a weekend speech-a-thon Friday that attracted politicians in droves but fewer of his own followers than he had anticipated. Those who did come, however, still carried the cantankerous, anti-politician mood that helped Perot to his 19% showing in the 1992 presidential race. So even as they settled in to hear two marathon days of courting by the major political parties, most predicted in advance they would not be satisfied.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 28, 1995
The Glendale chapter of United We Stand America will host a forum for Glendale City Council candidates at 7 tonight at the Glendale Adult Recreation Center, 201 E. Colorado Blvd. The election will be held April 4. Information: (818) 548-3775.
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June 6, 1995 | Associated Press
Ross Perot played host for the last time on his call-in radio show Sunday night, turning in his mike so he can spend more time on his political group, United We Stand, America, Inc. "It's been a great experience to visit with you each week," Perot told his audience during the live program carried on about 150 stations nationwide.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 21, 1993 | KAY SAILLANT
Rep. Elton Gallegly will address a meeting of United We Stand America on Friday, talking about foreign trade and other issues. The gathering, billed as a "town hall meeting," will begin at 7 p.m. at Buena High School in Ventura. Gallegly (R-Simi Valley) will give his perspective on issues facing the nation. He will then answer audience questions. For information, call 646-3831 or 640-0170.
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August 28, 1992 | JOHN BATTELLE
Still confident they can effect change in American government, former Ventura County supporters of Ross Perot announced Thursday the formation of a new political group--United We Stand, America--a moniker borrowed from their leader's new book. "We never really dissolved; we've been undergoing reorganization," spokeswoman Karrol Maughmer said. "The mission we are undertaking is far bigger than Ross Perot, than any one individual." A $4.
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October 28, 1994
A congressional candidates forum will take place Saturday at Rancho Santiago College in Santa Ana. The forum is sponsored by the college's political science department, the Concord Coalition of Orange County and United We Stand America's Orange County Chapter. The coalition is a national, nonprofit, nonpartisan group dedicated to eliminating the federal budget deficit. According to the coalition, the panelists will include some incumbents and challengers in Orange County's congressional races.
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April 1, 1993 | MARTIN MILLER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The laundry of Elslee Pardaffy is piling up. The 63-year-old woman, who co-chairs a Torrance chapter of United We Stand, America, has many, many other things to do. She's planning chapter meetings. Booking speakers. Circulating petitions. Coordinating volunteer schedules. Videotaping programs for members to watch. Even handing out flyers when grocery shopping. And always answering the phone.
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