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Wednesday, November 3, 1999

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  • Elections Around the Country: Look at the Results in Ballot Measures and Races

    Today we are going to take a look at yesterday’s elections around the country. In Philadelphia Democrat John Street narrowly beat businessman Sam Katz, who almost became the city’s first Republican mayor in 50 years. In San Francisco, Democrat Willie Brown, who is seeking a second term, has been forced into a runoff by a crowded field. Voters in Columbus, Ohio, elected the city’s first black mayor–Democratic City Council President Michael Coleman–and Republicans took control of both houses of the Virginia General Assembly for the first time.

  • George W. Bush and the Confederacy: Where Does He Stand?

    In the 1997-1998 annual report of the Museum of the Confederacy, Texas Governor George W. Bush is listed as a donor to the Lone Star Ball, a fundraising event of the museum, which is based in Richmond, Virginia. While in recent years the museum has re-tooled its image from its neo-confederate origins for a more professional style, the institution is also associated with neo-confederate movements and honors the legacy of the Confederacy.

  • Commentary On the Confederate Flag

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