Margolis: Neighborhood effect negligible in
Margolis: Neighborhood effect negligible in NH primaryvtdigger.orgIf anyone in this drab field stood out even slightly, it was Dukakis. While he was hardly an electrifying speaker, he was articulate and experienced. He was also, at least to Democrats, reassuring. He came across as a centrist liberal who knew how to ...and more »
Posted on 8 February 2016 | 5:35 am
Beacon Hill Roll Call - Lowell Sun
Beacon Hill Roll CallLowell SunThey noted that the idea of an independent commission has been endorsed in the past by the League of Women Voters, Common Cause, and former Govs. Michael Dukakis, Mitt Romney and Deval Patrick. Opponents of the commission said elected members ...
Posted on 8 February 2016 | 3:43 am
The truth about the Dem civil war: Bernie
SalonThe truth about the Dem civil war: Bernie vs. Hillary might seem life-and-death — but it could always be much, much ...SalonUntil the '90s, the party was saddled with a string of weak contenders—Hubert Humphrey, George McGovern, Walter Mondale and Michael Dukakis, who won just 37 states among the four of them. McGovern and Mondale's campaigns in particular registered ...Clinton, Sanders Jockey in New Hampshire As Primary LoomsCops 2.0How Bernie Sanders Could Lose But Still Defeat Hillary ClintonThe New YorkerWhat does it mean to be a progressive in the US?BBC NewsNPRall 9,278 news articles »
Posted on 8 February 2016 | 2:58 am
Rob Lowe Ripped Cam Newtons Post-Super Bowl
Daily BeastRob Lowe Ripped Cam Newtons Post-Super Bowl Presser and It Seriously BackfiredDaily BeastOn July 17, 1988, the night before the Democratic Convention—Lowe had been campaigning on behalf of Michael Dukakis—he went clubbing with fellow Brat Packers Ally Sheedy and Judd Nelson, before picking up the two women and taking them back to ...
Posted on 7 February 2016 | 11:37 pm
Matt Latimer:: Why Jeb Bush is losing -
WMUR ManchesterMatt Latimer:: Why Jeb Bush is losingAppeal-DemocratIn 1988, when George H.W. Bush sought the presidency, he lambasted his opponent, Democrat Michael S. Dukakis, for claiming the election was about competence. "This election isn't only about competence," the elder Bush declared. "Competence makes ...Misunderestimating the presidencyFort Wayne Journal GazetteThe last of the BushesJackson Hole News&Guideall 12 news articles »
Posted on 7 February 2016 | 11:15 pm
Smartest Woman in the World?
Were it not for H. Ross Perot both Clintons would be little more than a footnote in American political history, much like former presidential candidate Michael Dukakis or Al Gore.
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 8:24 pm
New Hampshire primary campaigns rely on
While there, Gary Patton led county organizations for the presidential bids of Michael Dukakis and Bill Clinton. When the Pattons moved to Hampton, they got involved in the local Democratic party right away.
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 3:22 pm
Are Democrats really socialists?
They used to think it was enough to accuse Democrats of being liberals. In 1988, George H.W. Bush made voters think “liberal” was Michael Dukakis’ first name. But ever since the 2008 campaign, conservatives have been depicting President Barack Obama ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 1:21 pm
Biden to Dems: Unsure about 'emotional fuel'
The former Delaware senator ran for president in 1988 and 2008 -- losing the Democratic nomination each time to Michael Dukakis and President Barack Obama, respectively. Some big money donors to the Democratic Party are keeping a close eye and ear on what ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 10:14 am
Kristol Looking for a New Republican Savior
He’s afraid that the Republicans may be in trouble for 2016, comparing them to the Democrats in 1988 when Michael Dukakis was their nominee in what was the single most boring election in history. So he wants the GOP to start thinking about drafting a ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 1:11 am