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  • Mad Daschle (theirs)(Daschle Climber or Clymer??, mine)

    11/06/2002 11:54:46 AM PST · by nothingnew · 6 replies · 309+ views
    World on the Web ^ | 10/12/2002 | by Bob Jones in Aberdeen, S.D.
    snip... Mr. Daschle may have been unknown to the people of South Dakota, but at least two important groups knew him well: Big Labor and the Democratic Party hierarchy. Both First Lady Rosalynn Carter and her redoubtable mother-in-law, Miss Lillian, flew in for fundraisers. Thanks to ties he had forged in Sen. Abourezk's office, when Mr. Daschle called for funding, union leaders answered. Almost one-third of the $180,000 he raised for his campaign came from out-of-state labor unions—among the highest totals of any congressional race that year. Demographics within the state also seemed to be in his favor. Registration records...