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Running for office? Perfect the art of the ask

Sep 25, 2018
It takes money to run a campaign and first-time candidates have to learn how to ask for it.
Campaign stickers, buttons and other materials for first-time Democratic congressional candidate Vangie Williams. Williams is a first-time candidate running in Virginia's first congressional district. One of the many things first-time candidates have to learn is how to ask for money.
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How socialism became the talk of the midterms

Sep 11, 2018
The term has re-entered politics in America, but it means different things to different people.
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-VT) speaks to supporters after winning the Vermont primary on Super Tuesday on March 1, 2016, in Essex Junction, Vermont.
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