Articles in Category: 'Nelson Rockefeller'

By: Roger Stone | Posted: January 17, 2012 3:55 AM
On the eve of the presidential nomination of Barry Goldwater at the 1964 Republican National Convention, Pennsylvania Gov. William Scranton released a letter to the senator accusing him of "nuclear irresponsibility" and "supporting a whole crazy-quilt collection of absurd and dangerous positions."
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: January 3, 2011 3:55 AM

While Florida is the fourth largest state and a battleground every presidential election, neither of the major parties has ever included a Floridian on its presidential tickets. There are plenty of reasons for this -- Florida was a member of the Solid South after Reconstruction and took decades to develop, for example. But one of those reasons is that rising political stars from the Sunshine State quickly fizzle.

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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: October 9, 2010 4:05 AM

Websites and organizations of every description are looking to draft former Gov. Jeb Bush and former U.S. Rep. Joe Scarborough, who now hosts a morning news show on MSNBC, into what probably will be a crowded field gunning for the Republican presidential nomination in 2012.

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