December 2004
New Republic;12/20/2004, Vol. 231 Issue 25, p10
Focuses on the defeat of Republican politician Billy Tauzin III, son of former Republican representative Billy Tauzin, to Democratic opponent Charlie Melancon in Louisiana. Discussion of Tauzin senior's political corruption and his connections to big business; Report that Scott Armey failed to succeed his father, Dick Armey, as the representative of a Texas district in 2002; Failure of Brad Smith to replace his retiring father, Michigan Representative Nick Smith; Dislike of voters for nepotism.


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