Kennedy the Candidate

Bode, Ken
September 1978
New Republic;9/23/78, Vol. 179 Issue 13, p6
Reports on the possibility that Edward Kennedy might oppose President Jimmy Carter for the Democratic Party nomination for the presidential elections. Lead of Kennedy against Carter in all areas of the country as shown by national polls; Emergence of Kennedy as one of the administration's most loyal backers in the Senate on issues such as human rights and tax reform; Kennedy's staking out of his differences with the administration on the Middle East arms package and national health insurance; Kennedy's acts that make him look like a one-man alternative government; Restraining factors that influence Edward Kennedy as a potential presidential nominee.


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