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Bella Abzug on the New York Primary and Contract With Women

March 08, 1996
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Bob Dole has unequivocally won the New York Primary, taking all 93 of the state’s delegates. Former New York Congresswoman Bella Abzug comments on these results, saying that she pities the Republican Party in their disarray and their poor choice of candidates, and she does not believe that they will able to defeat the Clinton administration in their bid for the White House. Abzug, who is now president of the Women’s Environment and Development Organization (WEDO), also announces the launch of a national "Contract With Women of the USA" campaign, which is a grassroots mobilization effort to make women’s concerns a central issue in America policy-making and elections at the local, state and federal level.

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- Bella Abzug
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