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Burning Bush

Dec 1, 1996 By Paul Burka

Before the 1996 election, George W. Bush’s presidential chances were just talk. Now they’re hot. Jack Kemp blew his opportunity to be the undisputed standard-bearer with a mediocre—and, some say, disloyal—performance as Bob Dole’s running mate. The next GOP nominee will almost surely be someone who hasn’t run for president…

Non-Issues

Dec 1, 1996 By Paul Burka

Greece, lightning, and other non-issues in last month’s election.

Familia Feud

Dec 1, 1996 By Michael DiLeo

In Laredo, a conservative revolution is upending the city’s old patronage politics.

Sorry, Charlie

Dec 1, 1995 By Paul Burka

The last of the LBJ-style Democracts, the rowdy and reckless Charlie Wilson has called it quits. A fond farewell.