Who Dat? – C (Part 2)

The identities of several more of those “C” unknown campaign buttons have been ascertained (see Feb. 22 PJ).   Here’s the latest: (1) Louis Collins, a Republican, was elected lt. gov. of Minnesota in 1920.  He got the “little corporal” nickname for his bravery in World War I. (2)  Thomas Carmody, a Democrat, was elected …

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Will Crimea Become A 2014 Campaign Issue? A Look Back At Earlier U.S.-Russia Crises

The Russian advance into Crimea, Sen. John McCain says, “has exposed the disturbing lack of realism that has characterized our foreign policy under President Obama.” Mitt Romney says Obama’s failure to act “has diminished respect for the U.S. and made troubles worse,” that the president’s “tough talk about a red line in Syria” sent a …

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Gardner Running In Colorado Helps, But GOP Still Has Hill To Climb To Take Senate

The chances of the Republicans winning control of the Senate this year got a big boost this week with the announcement that Rep. Cory Gardner (R-Colo.) changed his mind and will take on Sen. Mark Udall (D).  Gardner, the most popular Republican in the state who has been seen as an up-and-comer since he knocked …

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Who Dat? – C (Part 1)

In using illustrations of campaign buttons to accompany these political postings, we have often come across buttons whose origins have escaped us.  Thus, every now and then we’re going to post some of these unknown items, in the hope that you can identify some of them. Here’s another selection of campaign items of candidates whose …

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