At the Helm

Zengerle, Jason
November 2004
New Republic;11/1/2004, Vol. 231 Issue 18, p15
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.


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