Iconic Host John McLaughlin Once Sought U.S. Senate

May 2013
Moderate Voice;5/6/2013, p7
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The article discusses why John McLaughlin, host of the television program "The McLaughlin Group," could not win the 1970 elections to beat Rhode Island Senator John Pastore. It states that Pastore was popular in Rhode Island and had good relations with media which made it difficult for McLaughlin to beat him. It mentions that Reverend Russel J. McVinney stated that McLaughlin didn't take permission from him for standing for the elections.


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