Opposition Research

Richard Billmire, Political Consultant, spoke about opposition research, in which political consultants search the backgrounds of the… read more

Richard Billmire, Political Consultant, spoke about opposition research, in which political consultants search the backgrounds of the opposing candidates for information to use in the campaign. He stressed that voters' rising interest in issues rather than parties has made opposition research much more important and powerful. After his remarks, he took questions from the audience of students. Mr. Billmire was the chief opposition researcher for the Republican congressional campaign committee in 1994. close

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Program ID:
69227-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 07, 1996 | 1:30pm EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
May 31, 1996 | 4:27pm EDT | C-SPAN 1

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  • Jan 07, 1996 | 1:30pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • May 31, 1996 | 4:27pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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