Not for Democrats

Barone, Michael
July 1994
U.S. News & World Report;7/18/94, Vol. 117 Issue 3, p13
Reports that the surprise second-place finisher in Iowa's Republican straw poll was Lamar Alexander, who relied on seven old-fashioned visits plus a high-tech innovation in campaigning: television programs aimed at the GOP faithful. His hosting of one-hour `Republican Neighborhood Meetings,' beamed via satellite to cable systems in 500 towns and cities; Message which is partisan and strongly conservative; Possible run for the presidency.


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