Party platforms reveal different approaches

Barrett, Joyce
August 1996
WWD: Women's Wear Daily;8/12/1996, Vol. 172 Issue 29, p24
Trade Publication
Explores the political platforms of the Democratic and Republican Parties of the United States in the drafting of presidential candidacy of President Bill Clinton and challenger Bob Dole. Tax issues; Government budgets; Opinion of retailers on North American Free Trade Agreement; Economic plan of Dole.


Related Articles

  • Highlights of the 1996 Democratic and Republican Platforms.  // Congressional Digest;Oct96, Vol. 75 Issue 10, p236 

    Presents highlights of the platforms adopted by Democratic and Republican parties for the November 1996 elections. Economic growth; Tax relief; Balancing of the budget; Science and technology; Creation of jobs.

  • Dems, GOP still at odds on health bills.  // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;5/20/96, Vol. 70 Issue 10, p51 

    Reports on the conflicting health care proposals of the Republican and Democratic Parties in the United States. Debate on the mental health coverage; Exemption of small-business association plans from state rules.

  • A response to the GOP `Contract' Miller, William H. // Industry Week/IW;1/9/95, Vol. 244 Issue 1, p68 

    Reports on Democratic Leadership Council coming up with its own `progressive alternative' in response to the House Republicans' `Contract With America.'

  • The Party Platforms on Labor. Wiltbye, John // America;7/28/1928, Vol. 29 Issue 16, p375 

    The article focuses on the platforms about labor of the two parties in the U.S., the Democrats and Republicans. It says that both platforms of the two parties affirm the right of collective bargaining which also admit that there is a need of legislation to correct and stabilize the coal...

  • Parties hammer out stands on health care reforms. Aston, Geri // AHA News;8/12/96, Vol. 32 Issue 32, p1 

    Reports on public-health platforms of the Republican and Democratic Parties in preparation for the November 1996 elections. Emphasis on Medicare and Medicaid restructuring; Republicans' reaffirmation of their determination to protect Medicare; Importance of getting the American Hospital...

  • OUT IN CHICAGO ARE MOUNTAINS AND MICE. Wiltbye, John // America;7/27/1940, Vol. 63 Issue 16, p428 

    The article examines the platforms of Democratic and Republican parties in the U.S. According to the author, most of the parties platforms were disregarded when it is time for implementation. He compares the platforms of the two parties. He suggests that candidates should make their own...

  • A Narrative Analysis of the Party Platforms: The Democrats and Republicans of 1984. Smith, Larry David // Communication Quarterly;Spring1989, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p91 

    This essay examines the 1984 party platforms from the perspective of Fisher's narrative paradigm. In doing so the author evaluates Fisher's logic of good reasons in action within these two partisan constructions of political reality. The work concludes that though these two narratives followed...

  • Democrats or Republicans?  // America;11/24/1934, Vol. 52 Issue 7, p146 

    The author reflects on the Republican and Democratic political parties in the U.S. He argues that opposing party watches and checks upon the party in power which make the party system valuable and necessary. Whether the majority of elected officials are Democrats or Republicans, according to the...

  • Reading between the party lines. Gordon, Danielle; Spain, Lauren // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Nov/Dec1996, Vol. 52 Issue 6, p5 

    Compares the platforms of the Republican Party and the Democratic Party. Republicans' projection of an almost paranoid image of a world filled with enemies; Similarity of Democrats' platform to a business executive's self-help.


Read the Article


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

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics