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  • Adlai E. Stevenson II
    Adlai E. Stevenson II
    American lawyer, politician, and diplomat 1900-1965
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    The idea that you can merchandise candidates for high office like breakfast cereal - that you can gather votes like box tops - is, I think, the ultimate indignity to the democratic process.
  • Gore Vidal
    Gore Vidal
    American writer and criticus 1925-
    Gore Vidal
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    Apparently, a democracy is a place where numerous elections are held at great cost without issues and with interchangeable candidates.
  • Bruce Bennett
    Bruce Bennett
    American actor 1906-2007
    Bruce Bennett
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    As a head-hunter I get a lot of satisfaction from seeing my candidates do well and therefore my clients happy. I want to work with clients more as a partner than simply a head-hunter.
  • Abraham Cahan
    Abraham Cahan
    Belarusian-born Jewish American socialist newspaper editor, novelist, and politician
    Abraham Cahan
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    At one time he was employed on one of the Yiddish dailies, but lost his job during a political campaign, when he refused to write two editorials advocating the election of two opposing candidates, both to appear in the same issue of the newspaper.
  • Bill Dedman
    Bill Dedman
    American journalist 1960-
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    Because appearing to be fair is part of being fair, most mainstream news organizations discourage marching for causes, displaying political bumper stickers or giving cash to candidates.
  • Bush Sr. was a jerk, Quayle an idiot, Clinton was atrocious and disgusting, most of those who persecuted him were hypocritical, Gore is shallow and weak, Bradley is an idealist, Bush Jr. a fool, and all of the independent candidates act like they're on drugs.
  • Brit Morin
    Brit Morin
    American entrepreneur 1985-
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    Don't let a lack of big company names on your resume get you down, but also, don't let it feed a Silicon Valley ego. Oftentimes, the best candidates come from startups or smaller companies. It shows they are open to risk and can keep up with the long hours and occasional harsh demands.
  • Campbell Brown
    Campbell Brown
    American journalist 1968-
    Campbell Brown
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    Early on, even before he was the front-runner, TV news was giving Trump far more attention than other candidates and far more than he deserved.
  • Bernie Sanders
    Bernie Sanders
    American politician 1941-
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    Here is what the practical impact of Citizens United means. What Citizens United means is that corporations call hundreds of millions of dollars into television ads, radio ads, and other forms of advertising to defeat those candidates who stand up and take them on.
  • Bradley A. Smith
    Bradley A. Smith
    American law professor 1958-
    Bradley A. Smith
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    If candidates spend money on ads and other political speech and their opponents are rewarded with government handouts to attack them, that chills speech and is unconstitutional. Non-participating candidates certainly don't volunteer to allow their opponents to receive taxpayer subsidies to bash them.
  • Jay Leno
    Jay Leno
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    If God had wanted us to vote, he would have given us candidates.
  • Beau Willimon
    Beau Willimon
    American playwright and screenwriter 1977-
    Beau Willimon
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    In politics, it's very theatrical. There's a lot of stage craft. The campaign is trying to tell a story that they want people to believe in, and candidates are playing the role, like actors, by a creative personae that people will be attracted to.
  • Alfred Nobel
    Alfred Nobel
    Swedish chemist, engineer, inventor, businessman, and philanthropist 1833-1896
    Alfred Nobel
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    It is my express wish that in awarding the prizes no consideration be given to the nationality of the candidates, but that the most worthy shall receive the prize, whether he be Scandinavian or not.
  • Campbell Brown
    Campbell Brown
    American journalist 1968-
    Campbell Brown
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    More and more parents and voters have rejected the teachers' union antiquated, top down, one-size-fits-all approach to education and continue to elect candidates who embrace reform that celebrates students and empowers parents.
  • Arthur Capper
    Arthur Capper
    American politician 1865-1951
    Arthur Capper
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    Several amendments should be made to the primary and general election laws to improve them, but such changes must in no way interfere with a full and free expression of the people's choice in naming the candidates to be voted on at general elections.
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