TITLE

Sugar Pill

AUTHOR(S)
Crowley, Michael
PUB. DATE
December 2002
SOURCE
New Republic;12/23/2002, Vol. 227 Issue 26, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Asserts that the issue concerning the decision of the administration of U.S. President George W. Bush to increase imports of Mexican sugar has played a significant role in the victory of Democratic Senator Mary Landrieu of Louisiana in the 2002 elections. Potential repercussion of the deal on the sugar industry in Louisiana; Challenges posed by finding a winning balance between African American and white support for Southern Democrats; Criticisms aimed at the support given by her U.S. Republican opponent Suzie Terrell to U.S. President George W. Bush.
ACCESSION #
8677643

 

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