Hillary's Nightmare: The Starling Parallels
Hillary's Nightmare: The Starling Parallels Between 'Inevitable' LBJ in 1968 ...American ThinkerThese people are mostly from the North: Wilson, FDR, Adlai Stevenson, JFK, Michael Dukakis, Al Gore John Kerry and Barack Obama all come to mind. Then there are the candidates who emphasize their practical political experience, who tend to be a lot ...and more »
Posted on 19 April 2015 | 11:15 pm
At 94, Democratic doyenne is still the go-to
Boston Globe (subscription)At 94, Democratic doyenne is still the go-to person in NHBoston Globe (subscription)CONCORD, N.H. — They crammed into the century-old parlor, finding room amid the doilied end tables and overflowing bookcases: Michael Dukakis, Al Gore, Joe Biden, Richard Gephardt, Paul Simon, Gary Hart, Howard Dean, and Jesse Jackson.Elizabeth Warren's Challenge to Hillary ClintonThe American Prospectall 1,007 news articles »
Posted on 19 April 2015 | 10:40 pm
At 80, former N.J. Gov. Tom Kean is still a
At 80, former N.J. Gov. Tom Kean is still a force to reckon withNJ.comThat year, New Jersey was a swing state, having gone for Bush against Michael Dukakis in 1988. Clinton would go on to win the state that year, as would every Democratic presidential candidate after him. But Kean engaged in back room politics. Ten years ...and more »
Posted on 19 April 2015 | 6:34 am
Mark Shields: Don't Underestimate
Mark Shields: Don't Underestimate Wisconsin's Semi-Favorite Son, Scott WalkerNoozhawkIn every one of the past seven presidential elections, beginning with Michael Dukakis in 1988 and including 2012 (by a decisive margin over the GOP ticket, which included native son Rep. Paul Ryan, Wisconsin has voted Democratic. This is the state that ...and more »
Posted on 18 April 2015 | 11:50 pm
Olympia Dukakis Reveals "Steel
NewNowNextOlympia Dukakis Reveals "Steel Magnolias" Director Gave Dolly Parton A Hard ...NewNowNextI hung out with Daryl [Hannah] the most. It was '88 and my cousin, Michael Dukakis, was running for president and he wanted me to shoot a short film for the Democratic Convention. I said 'I need someone outside to watch me,' and so Daryl came with me ...
Posted on 17 April 2015 | 10:35 am
The Next Era of Campaign-Finance Craziness
Forerunners of the super PAC include groups like the National Security Political Action Committee, which produced the “Willie Horton” ads against Michael Dukakis in 1988, and the Swift Boat Veterans for Truth, which in 2004 brought false charges that ...
Posted on 21 April 2015 | 2:16 am
You place your political bets, take your
2. Name the Michael Dukakis delegate to the 1988 Democratic Convention who won our governorship six years later. Yet in a nation plagued by civic apathy, wouldn’t higher wagering participation — and stakes — on elections elevate public interest in ...
Posted on 20 April 2015 | 8:01 pm
Hillary's Nightmare: The Startling Parallels
These people are mostly from the North: Wilson, FDR, Adlai Stevenson, JFK, Michael Dukakis, Al Gore John Kerry and Barack Obama all come to mind. Then there are the candidates who emphasize their practical political experience, who tend to be a lot less ...
Posted on 20 April 2015 | 4:18 pm
Chicago Tribune: The thrill of a wide-open
Twelve Democrats ran; Massachusetts Gov. Michael Dukakis had to outlast such rivals as Rep. Dick Gephardt of Missouri, Sen. Paul Simon and the Rev. Jesse Jackson of Illinois, and Sen. Joe Biden of Delaware. Not that you have to go back that far to find a ...
Posted on 20 April 2015 | 2:26 pm
How Republican Candidates Should Answer the
Then Cruz reaches for the “operative legal question.” He sounds like Michael Dukakis, who whipped out a similar policy lecture when he was asked whether a guy who hypothetically raped and killed his wife should be executed. Dukakis came across as a ...
Posted on 20 April 2015 | 10:28 am