TITLE

Cindy Sheehan seeking star power in campaign

AUTHOR(S)
Marcum, Karissa
PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
Hill;9/25/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 110, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the candidacy of Cindy Sheehan, an anti-war activist, for Congress against House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in California. Sheehan will run as an independent candidate and has planned to lend some star power to her campaign with the support from celebrities, comedians and White House hopeful Representative Dennis Kucinich and former Representative Cynthia McKinney. Sheehan promised to prioritize healthcare for all Americans instead of focusing on Iraq war.
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26996044

 

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