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John Kerry

Ben Barnes

Jan 1, 2005 By Evan Smith

“There’s not anything that’s happened since Election Day that proves to me that Bush is going to be moderate at all.”


Jan 1, 2005 By Pamela Colloff

How the Texans who organized the Swift Boat Vets capsized John Kerry’s presidential campaign.