TITLE

At the Helm

AUTHOR(S)
Zengerle, Jason
PUB. DATE
November 2004
SOURCE
New Republic;11/1/2004, Vol. 231 Issue 18, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses North Carolina Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate Richard Burr, and his campaign against the Democrat contender, Erskine Bowles. Belief that Burr would represent a "new Republican" to bring the Republican party out of the past and into the future; Reversion of Burr to tradition, and the "old Republican" model; Discussion of John Edwards' unexpected victory in North Carolina due to the increase in population and high-tech and banking sectors in big cities; Career highlights, from successful business man to Congress; Description of moderate approach to governing in Congress, and his shift to a more conservative approach in the 2004 election because his more moderate approach was not working; Assistance of Jesse Helms in Burr's campaign.
ACCESSION #
14800194

 

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