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Joan Mondale, former VP Walter Mondale's wife, dies at 83

Fox News - 03 Feb 2014
Sept. 17, 2003: Former first lady Rosalynn Carter, left, and wife of former Vice President Walter Mondale, Joan Mondale, chat prior to the opening of a symposium for the 25th anniversary of the Camp David peace accords between Israel and Egypt.Reuters.
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Bernstein: Jimmy Butler's Star Not As Bright Up North

CBS Chicago - 27 Jun 2017
The Coen Brothers live in Hollywood themselves but still mine their heritage for laughs. Cartoonist Charles M. Schulz was only reluctantly renowned, Jesse Ventura a sideshow, Andrew Zimmern a niche star and Walter Mondale responsible if uninspiring.
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What's wrong with the Democrats

Detroit Metro Times - 28 Jun 2017
Not surprisingly, big business offered only token opposition to his bid for reelection the next year. But there were signs that the analysis that the Democrats lost because they were too "left-wing" may have been wrong from the start. Yes, Walter ...
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Dems ask candidate to withdraw from Senate district race

Norman Transcript - 27 Jun 2017
“I've been a registered Democrat since 1984 when I voted for Walter Mondale,” Vincent said. “I've maintained my registration and voted in every presidential election since 1984, and I've tried to vote in local municipal and other elections. “I think I ...
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Hugh Jackman Joins Jason Reitman Political Drama The Frontrunner

Screen Rant - 28 Jun 2017
Hugh Jackman will star as Senator Gary Hart in The Frontrunner. In 1987, Senator Gary Hart announced his candidacy for president. He had also run four years earlier, losing the Democratic nomination to Walter Mondale — who in turn lost the election to ...
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Scene & Heard: VP Mike Pence on Sanibel

Gulfshore Life - 27 Jun 2017
Al Gore has visited, and Walter Mondale is a regular. Add Pence to the list. I bet next time Secret Service will call ahead … Summer rains will bring big changes inside the NBC2 Weather Center. Longtime early morning riser Haley Webb is getting out of ...
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America's 11 Most Interesting Mayors

POLITICO Magazine - 25 Jun 2017
Back in 1984, when he was mayor of San Antonio and a rising star in the Democratic Party, Henry Cisneros got a final-round interview to be Walter Mondale's presidential running mate. Mondale decided against it: It was a little too much for a local ...
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On healthcare, GOP loss could be a win

CNN - 25 Jun 2017
Julian Zelizer, a history and public affairs professor at Princeton University and a CNN political analyst, is the author of "The Fierce Urgency of Now: Lyndon Johnson, Congress, and the Battle for the Great Society." He's co-host of the "Politics ...
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Jack Lessenberry: Political success hinges on 'jobs, jobs, jobs'

Traverse City Record Eagle - 25 Jun 2017
Did they mistake the signs and misinterpret the reasons for the defeats of candidates like Walter Mondale and Michael Dukakis? Or could conditions have changed to the point where some form of left-wing populism may be back in style? There is mounting ...
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Can Hillary Clinton Please Go Quietly into the Night?

Vanity Fair - 09 Jun 2017
Jimmy Carter and Walter Mondale and Michael Dukakis weren't trying to place themselves at center stage during the campaign of 1992. The Clintons, by contrast, kept sticking around. When it comes to power, and a few other things, they can't control ...
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'Inflexible left-wingers' will lose winnable seats

Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier - 22 Jun 2017
Walter Mondale raised the liberal banner against Ronald Reagan in 1984 and did even worse: 13 electoral votes. Michael Dukakis did slightly better four years later, but he still managed to lose to George H.W. Bush, a mediocre candidate whose re ...
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Donald Trump actually did carry (metro) Pittsburgh

Washington Examiner - 04 Jun 2017
The number of popular votes she won in the metro area (531,901) was 497 votes ahead of Barack Obama in 2012 (531,404), but behind Obama in 2008 (575,893), John Kerry in 2004 (597,172), Michael Dukakis in 1988 (559,611), Walter Mondale in 1984 ...
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Thanks to Joan Kroc, hamburger billions went to charity

National Catholic Reporter - 21 Jun 2017
Liberal Joan was a backer of Walter Mondale in his 1984 presidential run. Ray excessively swilled Early Times, a rot-gut whiskey. Joan savored sips of Dom Perignon. Ray, who authored his life story in Grinding It Out, described himself as “hot-tempered ...

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