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    Education Leadership Summit

    Former education secretaries talked about the history of public education and current issues and trends in education. Following remarks about the history and current state of public…

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    Tennessee Electoral College Vote

    Tennessee electors cast their votes for President and Vice President of the United States. Tennessee’s eleven electoral votes were cast for Governor George W. Bush.

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    Presidential Primaries and Campaign Finance

    Witnesses testified about possible campaign finance reform legislation, including measures to rotate regional primary systems, enhance criminal penalties of legislative abuses, and raising…

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    Alexander Withdrawal

    Citing his poor showing in the Iowa Straw Poll, Lamar Alexander announced that he would not seek the Republican nomination for president.

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    Iowa Straw Poll Reaction

    Mr. Alexander said that he would reconsider his candidacy after a poor showing in the Iowa Straw Poll.

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    Iowa Republican Straw Poll

    At a fundraising event for the Iowa Republican Party, candidates spoke to Republican activists about their ideas and goals, and asked for support of their candidacy for the presidential…

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    Alexander Campaign Speech

    Speaking to supporters at a family farm in Iowa, Mr. Alexander talked his bid for the Republican presidential nomination. Among the issues he addressed were campaign financing,…

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    Alexander Political Profile

    Mr. Alexander talked about his life and career, his political philosophy, and his reasons for running for president. Throughout the interview he related personal anecdotes from…

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    New Hampshire Roast

    Republican and Democratic presidential candidates and others joked about the tradition of the New Hampshire primary and political campaigns. The event was a fundraiser for the New…

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    Maryville College Commencement

    Mr. Alexander addressed graduates about author Alex Haley and the importance of family. He described his discussions with him about his Pulitzer prize winning book Roots and the…

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    Road to the White House

    Republican presidential candidate Lamar Alexander, former Education Secretary, spoke to supporters at a fund-raising dinner in Nashville, Tennessee. Republican presidential candidate…

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    Republican Presidential Campaign Fundraiser

    Eight candidates for the Republican presidential nomination spoke to party members about their agendas and visions for the Republican Party. Each gave a seven-minute speeches, with…

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    Road to the White House

    Senator McCain talked about the impeachment of President Clinton and the accomplishments of the Republican Party. Among other issues, he spoke about Social Security, tax cuts, and…

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    Alexander Campaign

    Mr. Alexander discussed news stories such as the situations in Kosovo and Russia. He talked about his presidential bid, what he expects the race to be like, and the issues on…

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    Road to the White House

    Mrs. Dole announced that she would form an exploratory committee to determine whether she would seek the Republican nomination for president. She talked about her background…

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    Alexander Announcement

    Mr. Alexander announced that he would be a candidate for president in 2000. Promising better schools, higher family incomes and a stronger military, he suggested that he was the most…

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    Road to the White House

    Various politicians discussed the possibility of participating in the presidential election in 2000. They focused on their personal qualifications and what they could bring to the office.

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    Race and National Unity

    Secretary Alexander talked about immigration and the American stance as pro-immigration. He explained his pro-immigration view. He spoke about the American education of…

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    Washington Journal Feature

    Secretary Alexander discussed headline news and responded to audience telephone calls, faxes, and electronic mail.

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    New Hampshire Presidential Campaign

    Secretary Alexander spoke and mingled with a crowd while campaigning in Rye, New Hampshire. Mr. Alexander’s remarks focused on character issues, particularly President…

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