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Chicago Tribune
In case of Donald Trump nomination, uh-oh Republicans52.9 percent and then 51.1 percent, but only three Democrats — Andrew Jackson (
In case of Donald Trump nomination, uh-oh Republicans
Chicago Tribune / Posted 5 hours ago
52.9 percent and then 51.1 percent, but only three Democrats — Andrew Jackson (twice), Franklin Roosevelt (four times) and Lyndon Johnson — have won more than 53 percent. Trump probably would make Clinton the fourth, and he would be a tonic for her... Read more
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Salon.com
We must shame dumb Trump fans: The white working class are not victimsParty. Bill Moyers – one of those liberals who knows things and isn’t shy abou
We must shame dumb Trump fans: The white working class are not victims
Salon.com / Posted 18 hours ago
Party. Bill Moyers – one of those liberals who knows things and isn’t shy about showing it – remembers that when President Lyndon Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act in 1964, he was “euphoric.” Later that evening, Moyers found him in a “melancholy... Read more
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The Columbian
The single best joke told by each of the presidentsasked about women’s lib: “Let me make one thing perfectly clear. I wouldn’t wan
The single best joke told by each of the presidents
The Columbian / Posted 18 hours ago
asked about women’s lib: “Let me make one thing perfectly clear. I wouldn’t want to wake up next to a lady pipe fitter.” • Lyndon Johnson, on Ford: “So dumb he can’t fart and chew gum at the same time.” • John F. Kennedy, responding to criticism... Read more
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KCEN-TV
Will Ferrell Walks Away From Controversial Reagan Projectof deceased former presidents in Hollywood movies are nothing new. For instance
Will Ferrell Walks Away From Controversial Reagan Project
KCEN-TV / Posted yesterday
of deceased former presidents in Hollywood movies are nothing new. For instance, 1983's "The Right Stuff" depicted Lyndon Johnson as a bit of a lumbering, needy buffoon. Richard Nixon — usually with arms raised in his signature peace sign... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Celebrating small businessOn April 30, 1964, President Lyndon Johnson issued the first proclamation of Sm
Celebrating small business
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted yesterday
On April 30, 1964, President Lyndon Johnson issued the first proclamation of Small Business Week, urging the nation to recognize “the great contribution made by the 4.6 million small businesses of this country.” This month, with 52 years and another... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump, Edward Snowden: Sunday guestsof National Journal and author of "Love That Boy"; Tom Friedman of The New York
Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump, Edward Snowden: Sunday guests
Orlando Sentinel / Posted yesterday
of National Journal and author of "Love That Boy"; Tom Friedman of The New York Times; Doris Kearns Goodwin, author of "Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream"; and Kristen Welker of NBC. Cruz talks to ABC's "This Week" at 10 a.m. on... Read more
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NBC News
Will Ferrell Walks Away From Controversial Reagan Projectof deceased former presidents in Hollywood movies are nothing new. For instance
Will Ferrell Walks Away From Controversial Reagan Project
NBC News / Posted yesterday
of deceased former presidents in Hollywood movies are nothing new. For instance, 1983's "The Right Stuff" depicted Lyndon Johnson as a bit of a lumbering, needy buffoon. Richard Nixon — usually with arms raised in his signature peace sign... Read more
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FOX News
Bill Pullman's 'Independence Day' call-arms lives onI had accepted every presidential role or every politician," he says, "I think
Bill Pullman's 'Independence Day' call-arms lives on
FOX News / Posted yesterday
I had accepted every presidential role or every politician," he says, "I think it would have been too much." Pullman will, however, play a more earthbound politician, Texas Sen. Ralph Yarborough, in Rob Reiner's upcoming Lyndon Johnson drama "... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Pullman's 'Independence Day' call-to-arms lives onI had accepted every presidential role or every politician," he says, "I think
Pullman's 'Independence Day' call-to-arms lives on
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted yesterday
I had accepted every presidential role or every politician," he says, "I think it would have been too much." Pullman will, however, play a more earthbound politician, Texas Sen. Ralph Yarborough, in Rob Reiner's upcoming Lyndon Johnson drama "... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Pullman's 'Independence Day' call-to-arms lives onI had accepted every presidential role or every politician," he says, "I think
Pullman's 'Independence Day' call-to-arms lives on
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted yesterday
I had accepted every presidential role or every politician," he says, "I think it would have been too much." Pullman will, however, play a more earthbound politician, Texas Sen. Ralph Yarborough, in Rob Reiner's upcoming Lyndon Johnson drama "... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Pullman's 'Independence Day' call-to-arms lives onI had accepted every presidential role or every politician," he says, "I think
Pullman's 'Independence Day' call-to-arms lives on
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted yesterday
I had accepted every presidential role or every politician," he says, "I think it would have been too much." Pullman will, however, play a more earthbound politician, Texas Sen. Ralph Yarborough, in Rob Reiner's upcoming Lyndon Johnson drama "... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Texas Money Floats Republican Efforts to Hold U.S. House Seats - Texas Money Floats Republican Efforts to Hold U.S. House Seats by Abby Livingston The Texas Tribune April 29 2016 WASHINGTON — Jaws dropped on Capitol Hill a few weeks ago when Speak...challengers. It’s nothing new for Texans to use donor money from back home to
Texas Money Floats Republican Efforts to Hold U.S. House Seats - Texas Money Floats Republican Efforts to Hold U.S. House Seats by Abby Livingston The Texas Tribune April 29 2016 WASHINGTON — Jaws dropped on Capitol Hill a few weeks ago when Speak...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted yesterday
challengers. It’s nothing new for Texans to use donor money from back home to climb the rungs of Capitol Hill — it's how Lyndon Johnson built his own power base as a congressman and senator. Yet an outsized proportion of the Texas effort has gone... Read more
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Op-Ed News
VP Pick Can Make or Break Clinton and Trumpbeen a major political, strategic, and yes potentially winning move by presiden
VP Pick Can Make or Break Clinton and Trump
Op-Ed News / Posted yesterday
been a major political, strategic, and yes potentially winning move by presidential contenders since John F. Kennedy picked Lyndon Johnson in 1960 as his running mate. Kennedy was a moderate, wealthy, erudite, Massachusetts senator who needed the... Read more
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Roll Call
Political Friendly FireCommunist, Ku Klux Klan or Birchers." Goldwater was nominated but lost the gen
Political Friendly Fire
Roll Call / Posted yesterday
Communist, Ku Klux Klan or Birchers." Goldwater was nominated but lost the general election in a landslide to incumbent Lyndon Johnson. Ike hangs Nixon out to dry Richard Nixon (left) and Dwight D. Eisenhower at the 1952 Republican convention... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
Fire Chief Fights to Fix Fatal Flaws in the 911 Systemhas spent more than a year identifying what went wrong that night and how to fi
Fire Chief Fights to Fix Fatal Flaws in the 911 System
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted 2 days ago
has spent more than a year identifying what went wrong that night and how to fix it. We start in 1967 when President Lyndon Johnson commissioned law enforcement to come up with one phone number for emergencies, 911. In 1973, Governor Ronald... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Muhammad Ali defied the draft — and polarized the nation — 49 years ago todaydidn’t matter that attorney Arthur Krim, the head of United Artists and the Dem
Muhammad Ali defied the draft — and polarized the nation — 49 years ago today
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
didn’t matter that attorney Arthur Krim, the head of United Artists and the Democratic Party treasurer, met with President Lyndon Johnson to secure a proposed military service arrangement preferential to Ali. “Ali wouldn’t even have to put his... Read more
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Boston Herald
Trump campaign manager says talk of a more presidential candidate 'complete bunk'he did not think the bottom of the ticket traditionally swings the pendulum dra
Trump campaign manager says talk of a more presidential candidate 'complete bunk'
Boston Herald / Posted 2 days ago
he did not think the bottom of the ticket traditionally swings the pendulum dramatically with limited exceptions, such as Lyndon Johnson running with John F. Kennedy in 1960. “Other than that, you don't have a whole bunch of times where you have... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Muhammad Ali defied the draft -- and polarized the nation -- 49 years ago todaydidn’t matter that attorney Arthur Krim, the head of United Artists and the Dem
Muhammad Ali defied the draft -- and polarized the nation -- 49 years ago today
Los Angeles Times / Posted 2 days ago
didn’t matter that attorney Arthur Krim, the head of United Artists and the Democratic Party treasurer, met with President Lyndon Johnson to secure a proposed military service arrangement preferential to Ali. “Ali wouldn’t even have to put his... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
The single best joke told by every president, from Obama to WashingtonNixon, in Ms. magazine in 1971 when asked about women's lib • "So dumb he can'
The single best joke told by every president, from Obama to Washington
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Nixon, in Ms. magazine in 1971 when asked about women's lib • "So dumb he can't fart and chew gum at the same time." - Lyndon Johnson, on Ford • "I don't see anything wrong with giving Bobby a little legal experience before he goes out on his... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Kerry recalls Vietnam War's influence on his careerit in the turning," Kerry said during his keynote address at a summit examining
Kerry recalls Vietnam War's influence on his career
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 3 days ago
it in the turning," Kerry said during his keynote address at a summit examining the war and the lessons from it at the Lyndon Johnson Presidential Library in Austin, Texas. Kerry won a Bronze Star, a Silver Star and three Purple Hearts for his... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Kerry recalls Vietnam War's influence on his careerit in the turning," Kerry said during his keynote address at a summit examining
Kerry recalls Vietnam War's influence on his career
KTVZ Bend / Posted 3 days ago
it in the turning," Kerry said during his keynote address at a summit examining the war and the lessons from it at the Lyndon Johnson Presidential Library in Austin, Texas. Kerry won a Bronze Star, a Silver Star and three Purple Hearts for his... Read more
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KTUU Anchorage
Kerry recalls Vietnam War's influence on his careerit in the turning," Kerry said during his keynote address at a summit examining
Kerry recalls Vietnam War's influence on his career
KTUU Anchorage / Posted 3 days ago
it in the turning," Kerry said during his keynote address at a summit examining the war and the lessons from it at the Lyndon Johnson Presidential Library in Austin, Texas. Kerry won a Bronze Star, a Silver Star and three Purple Hearts for his... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Kerry recalls Vietnam War's influence on his careerit in the turning," Kerry said during his keynote address at a summit examining
Kerry recalls Vietnam War's influence on his career
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 3 days ago
it in the turning," Kerry said during his keynote address at a summit examining the war and the lessons from it at the Lyndon Johnson Presidential Library in Austin, Texas. Kerry won a Bronze Star, a Silver Star and three Purple Hearts for his... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Kerry recalls Vietnam War's influence on his careerit in the turning," Kerry said during his keynote address at a summit examining
Kerry recalls Vietnam War's influence on his career
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 3 days ago
it in the turning," Kerry said during his keynote address at a summit examining the war and the lessons from it at the Lyndon Johnson Presidential Library in Austin, Texas. Kerry won a Bronze Star, a Silver Star and three Purple Hearts for his... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Kerry recalls Vietnam War's influence on his careerit in the turning," Kerry said during his keynote address at a summit examining
Kerry recalls Vietnam War's influence on his career
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 3 days ago
it in the turning," Kerry said during his keynote address at a summit examining the war and the lessons from it at the Lyndon Johnson Presidential Library in Austin, Texas. Kerry won a Bronze Star, a Silver Star and three Purple Hearts for his... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Kerry recalls Vietnam War's influence on his careerit in the turning," Kerry said during his keynote address at a summit examining
Kerry recalls Vietnam War's influence on his career
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 3 days ago
it in the turning," Kerry said during his keynote address at a summit examining the war and the lessons from it at the Lyndon Johnson Presidential Library in Austin, Texas. Kerry won a Bronze Star, a Silver Star and three Purple Hearts for his... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Kerry recalls Vietnam War's influence on his careerit in the turning," Kerry said during his keynote address at a summit examining
Kerry recalls Vietnam War's influence on his career
KTXS Abilene / Posted 3 days ago
it in the turning," Kerry said during his keynote address at a summit examining the war and the lessons from it at the Lyndon Johnson Presidential Library in Austin, Texas. Kerry won a Bronze Star, a Silver Star and three Purple Hearts for his... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Kerry recalls Vietnam War's influence on his careerit in the turning," Kerry said during his keynote address at a summit examining
Kerry recalls Vietnam War's influence on his career
KECI Missoula / Posted 3 days ago
it in the turning," Kerry said during his keynote address at a summit examining the war and the lessons from it at the Lyndon Johnson Presidential Library in Austin, Texas. Kerry won a Bronze Star, a Silver Star and three Purple Hearts for his... Read more
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KCBA FOX 35 Salinas
Kerry recalls Vietnam War's influence on his careerit in the turning," Kerry said during his keynote address at a summit examining
Kerry recalls Vietnam War's influence on his career
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas / Posted 3 days ago
it in the turning," Kerry said during his keynote address at a summit examining the war and the lessons from it at the Lyndon Johnson Presidential Library in Austin, Texas. Kerry won a Bronze Star, a Silver Star and three Purple Hearts for his... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Kerry recalls Vietnam War's influence on his careerit in the turning," Kerry said during his keynote address at a summit examining
Kerry recalls Vietnam War's influence on his career
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 3 days ago
it in the turning," Kerry said during his keynote address at a summit examining the war and the lessons from it at the Lyndon Johnson Presidential Library in Austin, Texas. Kerry won a Bronze Star, a Silver Star and three Purple Hearts for his... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Kerry recalls Vietnam War's influence on his careerit in the turning," Kerry said during his keynote address at a summit examining
Kerry recalls Vietnam War's influence on his career
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 3 days ago
it in the turning," Kerry said during his keynote address at a summit examining the war and the lessons from it at the Lyndon Johnson Presidential Library in Austin, Texas. Kerry won a Bronze Star, a Silver Star and three Purple Hearts for his... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Greenwich’s Clinton support may presage bigger victoriescandidate taking Greenwich in the fall election. Barack Obama did it in 2008. B
Greenwich’s Clinton support may presage bigger victories
Greenwich Time / Posted 3 days ago
candidate taking Greenwich in the fall election. Barack Obama did it in 2008. Before that they have to go back to Lyndon Johnson in 1964. “I think you’ll see this again in November,” Democratic Town Committee Chairman Jeff Ramer said... Read more
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Fort Worth Weekly
JFK Unbound(soprano Cree Carrico), Soviet Union Premier Nikita Khrushchev (tenor Casey Fin
JFK Unbound
Fort Worth Weekly / Posted 3 days ago
(soprano Cree Carrico), Soviet Union Premier Nikita Khrushchev (tenor Casey Finnigan), and a very folksy Vice-President Lyndon Johnson (bass-baritone Daniel Okulitch). Interwoven into the story are several touching duets between Jack and Jackie... Read more
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Variety
D.C. Readies for Obama Finale at White House Correspondents’ DinnerHBO are teaming for an event at the Renwick Gallery, with Bryan Cranston and Ja
D.C. Readies for Obama Finale at White House Correspondents’ Dinner
Variety / Posted 3 days ago
HBO are teaming for an event at the Renwick Gallery, with Bryan Cranston and Jay Roach scheduled to attend. Cranston plays Lyndon Johnson in Roach’s upcoming HBO project “All the Way.” Later in the evening, Funny or Die and UTA are hosting their... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Politicians need to find way to reach millennialsservice for the war's unclear mission, youth were able to have to-then unpreced
Politicians need to find way to reach millennials
Op-Ed News / Posted 3 days ago
service for the war's unclear mission, youth were able to have to-then unprecedented influence on foreign policy. Lyndon Johnson withdrew from re-election in 1968 because of youth support for war-opposition candidate Sen. Eugene... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
The single best joke told by every president, from Obama to Washingtonasked about women's lib "Let me make one thing perfectly clear. I wouldn't wan
The single best joke told by every president, from Obama to Washington
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 3 days ago
asked about women's lib "Let me make one thing perfectly clear. I wouldn't want to wake up next to a lady pipefitter." - Lyndon Johnson, on Ford "So dumb he can't fart and chew gum at the same time." - John F. Kennedy, responding to criticism... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Trump's Rise: Not just a Threat but an Opportunityand maintained control of both houses of Congress for years. 2) In 1964, the R
Trump's Rise: Not just a Threat but an Opportunity
Op-Ed News / Posted 3 days ago
and maintained control of both houses of Congress for years. 2) In 1964, the Republican nominee, Barry Goldwater, lost to Lyndon Johnson by more than 20 percentage points. But only four years later, the Republicans won the White House. They kept... Read more
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The Atlantic
Bernie Sanders and the Struggle for Civil Rights in the NorthRichard J. Daley, one of the nation’s most powerful and influential politicians
Bernie Sanders and the Struggle for Civil Rights in the North
The Atlantic / Posted 3 days ago
Richard J. Daley, one of the nation’s most powerful and influential politicians, conveyed his anger directly to President Lyndon Johnson when both men were in New York on October 3 for an immigration bill signing. The next day at the White House,... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Paranoid politicsof us, those who most fear another 9/11. (Another Oklahoma City? Maybe not ...)
Paranoid politics
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
of us, those who most fear another 9/11. (Another Oklahoma City? Maybe not ...) The tactic certainly worked in 1964 for Lyndon Johnson and his infamous nuclear apocalypse "Daisy" ad against Barry Goldwater. Hofstadter described the typical... Read more
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Deseret News
Renaissance in education will be of little value1957, after Russia launched the Sputnik satellite into space, Congress called f
Renaissance in education will be of little value
Deseret News / Posted 4 days ago
1957, after Russia launched the Sputnik satellite into space, Congress called for a renaissance. It did not work too well. Lyndon Johnson pushed for a renaissance in 1965. Bill Clinton did the same during hs administration. George Bush named his... Read more
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Breitbart
Roger Stone: Kasich, Rubio ‘Perfectly Serviceable’ as Trump Running MatesYou would have to rebrand: maybe “Medium Marco” as opposed to “Little Marco”? [
Roger Stone: Kasich, Rubio ‘Perfectly Serviceable’ as Trump Running Mates
Breitbart / Posted 4 days ago
You would have to rebrand: maybe “Medium Marco” as opposed to “Little Marco”? [Laughs] STONE: Look, we both know that Lyndon Johnson authorized the break-in at John Kennedy’s doctor’s office here in New York to secure his medical files, and... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Does freedom from big money help election campaigns?is today proving that he can run his campaign without almost any donors at all.
Does freedom from big money help election campaigns?
Namibia Economist / Posted 4 days ago
is today proving that he can run his campaign without almost any donors at all. Of course, Goldwater went on to lose to Lyndon Johnson in one of the most significant defeats in presidential history. Without the support of donors and party... Read more
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Salon.com
12 ways the Sanders revolution has transformed American politicsand resurrecting the New Deal economic agenda of Franklin D. Roosevelt and the
12 ways the Sanders revolution has transformed American politics
Salon.com / Posted 4 days ago
and resurrecting the New Deal economic agenda of Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Great Society safety net priorities of Lyndon Johnson. He’s sparked a wholesale revival of the Democratic Party’s progressive wing and heritage. 2. Introduced a... Read more
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USA Today
Robert Shrum: Banish all superdelegatesMcGovern election losses make a convincing case for “saving” a party from the p
Robert Shrum: Banish all superdelegates
USA Today / Posted 5 days ago
McGovern election losses make a convincing case for “saving” a party from the people. The pre-Vietnam War, vastly popular Lyndon Johnson was unbeatable in 1964, when he trounced Goldwater. Eight years on, Richard Nixon was a near lock for... Read more
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USA Today
Superdelegates envywho went on to lose almost as disastrously as McGovern did, winning less than 3
Superdelegates envy
USA Today / Posted 5 days ago
who went on to lose almost as disastrously as McGovern did, winning less than 39% of the popular vote against President Lyndon Johnson. Republicans do have some superdelegates, but they’re hardly super. Unlike their Democratic counterparts, the... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
German Deli marks 50 years of offering authentic European foodline where Manzanita Avenue T-bones into Auburn Boulevard. Smith says the mark
German Deli marks 50 years of offering authentic European food
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 5 days ago
line where Manzanita Avenue T-bones into Auburn Boulevard. Smith says the market’s primary appeal has not changed since Lyndon Johnson was president of the United States: a counter stocked with scores of colorful German meats and cheeses that... Read more
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Daily Mail
A deal to send 3,000 Chagos islanders in UK back home could be closerout between 1965 and 1973 after a behind-closed-doors deal between British prim
A deal to send 3,000 Chagos islanders in UK back home could be closer
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
out between 1965 and 1973 after a behind-closed-doors deal between British prime minister Harold Wilson and President Lyndon Johnson. Under the terms of the 1966 lease the US have an option to extend the lease for 20 years in December... Read more
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Jacksonville Daily Record
50 years ago: March of Dimes donates latest advance in X-raysmember of the House Appropriations Committee and chair of its Foreign Operation
50 years ago: March of Dimes donates latest advance in X-rays
Jacksonville Daily Record / Posted 5 days ago
member of the House Appropriations Committee and chair of its Foreign Operations Subcommittee, Passman criticized President Lyndon Johnson�s Great Society program. �If all the plans for the Great Society are put into effect, the people�s reward for... Read more
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The New Yorker
Expletives Not Deletedsaid, “The dynamic of the job is you’re so close, and yet you’re excluded.” He
Expletives Not Deleted
The New Yorker / Posted 6 days ago
said, “The dynamic of the job is you’re so close, and yet you’re excluded.” He was thinking less of Dick Cheney than of Lyndon Johnson: “Kennedy makes him Vice-President, and he’s sitting there, going, ‘Is anything happening today? Do we know... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Kathleen Parker: Dear Bernie Sanders: Black votes matterhe was black. Not cool, Mr. President. Hillary Clinton got herself into a hot
Kathleen Parker: Dear Bernie Sanders: Black votes matter
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 7 days ago
he was black. Not cool, Mr. President. Hillary Clinton got herself into a hot mess when she asserted that President Lyndon Johnson was responsible for the Civil Rights Act, which many saw as dismissive of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s... Read more
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