Watts focuses on election

Wimmer, Leslie
April 2008
Fort Worth Business Press;4/28/2008, Vol. 21 Issue 17, p4
The article reports that the speech of former U.S. Congressman J. C. Watts at Texas Christian University (TCU) focused on Senator Barack Obama's surprise popularity in the 2008 presidential race and the challenge to create change in Washington, D.C. He discussed issues including health care, education and the presidential race. He stated that Democratic establishments are having a difficult time dealing with Obama and added that it is going to be more challenging for Republicans to deal with him.


Related Articles

  • Rep. J.C. Watts Jr.'s Father Says His Son's Being A Republican Doesn't Make Sense.  // Jet;03/29/99, Vol. 95 Issue 17, p6 

    Discusses how Oklahoma Congressman J. C. Watts Jr. and his father, J.C. `Buddy' Watts Sr., have different political views but share moral principles and mutual respect as father and son.

  • Bill Would Provide 30 Percent Wind Tax Incentive.  // Power Engineering;Aug2001, Vol. 105 Issue 8, p62 

    Reports on the introduction of the Home and Farm Wind Energy Systems Act by U.S. Representative J.C. Watts (R-Okla.) in August 2001. Significance of the bill to individuals and businesses with wind units; Cost of a typical residential wind turbine; Rationale behind the development of the...

  • Rep. J.C. Watts Says South Carolina Confederate Flag Should Be Taken Down.  // Jet;02/28/2000, Vol. 97 Issue 12, p32 

    Reports the opinion of Oklahoma Representative J.C. Watts that the Confederate battle flag should not be flown above the South Carolina state capitol building.

  • Education And Security.  // Vital Speeches of the Day;6/15/2002, Vol. 68 Issue 17, p539 

    Presents a speech delivered by Oklahoma Congressman J.C. Watts at the Landon Lecture Series at Kansas State University in Manhattan on April 26, 2002. Views on the federal government's role on education and security; Importance of the military in maintaining national security; Belief that oil...

  • For Republicans, a different leader. Baldauf, Scott // Christian Science Monitor;3/9/99, Vol. 91 Issue 70, p1 

    Profiles J.C. Watts Jr., an Afro-American Republican, United States Congressman and preacher from Norman, Oklahoma. His activities when he visits his home town; Why he should give hope to the Republican Party; His education and athletic history at Oklahoma University; His influence as the only...

  • The ObamaMeter.  // U.S. News Digital Weekly;9/11/2009, Vol. 1 Issue 34, p3 

    The article offers information about the rating of U.S. President Barack Obama about his speech on health care.

  • Remarks on Health Care Reform. Obama, Barack H. // Daily Compilation of Presidential Documents;5/11/2009, p1 

    The article presents a speech by U.S. President Barack H. Obama delivered before a group of individuals from the health care spectrum at the White House on May 11, 2009, in which he discussed about the reduction of rising cost of health care, freedom to choose a doctor and health care plan and...

  • Statement on Health Care Reform. Obama, Barack H. // Daily Compilation of Presidential Documents;7/7/2009, Special section p1 

    The article presents a statement by U.S. President Barack Obama on health care reform, delivered on July 7, 2009, in which he expressed pleasure over the progress of health care reform, pointed out the impact of providing more choices to bring down costs and highlighted the importance of...

  • The President's Weekly Address.  // Daily Compilation of Presidential Documents;2/14/2009, p1 

    The article presents the text of a speech by U.S. President Barack Obama broadcast on February 13, 2009, in which he discussed his economic recovery plan, the health care system and Federal budget.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics