The biggest brawl for senator

Eddings, Jerelyn
December 1993
U.S. News & World Report;12/27/93-1/3/94, Vol. 115 Issue 25, p83
Discusses how Virginia Democrats are looking with trepidation toward a Senate race that will be bloody and could be fatal. Possible contest between Sen. Charles Robb, Virginia Gov. Douglas Wilder and Republican celebrity Oliver North; How primary is driven by bitter, personal intra-party rivalry rather than by significant differences on issues; Negative personal attacks on both parties; Images of the candidates; More.


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