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  Whitman vs. the President
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Last EditedTony82  Jan 28, 2005 03:35pm
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News DateThursday, January 27, 2005 06:00:00 AM UTC0:0

At the heart of this book is a bitter attack on the strategy that re-elected President Bush with over 62 million votes. ...

There’s some basis for comparison here. George W. Bush was elected and re-elected President of the United States. Christie Whitman was elected and re-elected Governor of New Jersey. How does Whitman’s re-election in 1997 stack up with Bush’s?

Growth of Support

Bush was the first Presidential candidate since 1988 to win more than 50% of the vote ...

Beating Expectations

For most of Bush’s re-election year, the majority of the press corps expected him to lose. – especially if turnout exceeded 120 million. ...

A Party of Inclusion

When Bush was re-elected, his percentage of African American votes went up. ...


Bush was forceful in advancing a values agenda, and effectively put John Kerry on the defensive ...

Campaign Finance

In 2004, Bush and Republicans were outspent by $113 million ...

Party Building

How does the Whitman approach to building the party stack up with the President’s? Well, let’s see ...

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