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« on: March 08, 2004, 09:19:06 pm »
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1. TR
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4. Taft
5. Chafin
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« Reply #1 on: March 08, 2004, 09:22:40 pm »
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See above Wink
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« Reply #2 on: March 08, 2004, 09:25:19 pm »
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« Reply #3 on: March 08, 2004, 09:30:21 pm »
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That's a hard choice, Wilson or Roosevelt ....

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Wilson gets the edge since TR already had his chance

But I'll vote for TR , since he was a proven leader. Which the country would need since war was on the horizon ....
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« Reply #4 on: March 08, 2004, 10:31:41 pm »
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« Reply #5 on: March 09, 2004, 03:06:41 am »
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« Reply #6 on: March 09, 2004, 04:54:05 am »
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« Reply #7 on: March 09, 2004, 06:33:49 am »
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« Reply #8 on: March 09, 2004, 11:11:46 am »
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« Reply #9 on: March 09, 2004, 03:43:13 pm »
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That was a wild election! Why didn't TR run again, after that?
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« Reply #10 on: March 09, 2004, 05:52:59 pm »
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I think you meant to say why *did* he run again.

He ran again because he was pissed at taft, as was the Progressive wing of the Republican Party at the time.  Roosevelt challenged taft at the 1912 GOP convention, but Taft won the nomination narrowly.  So, TR formed his own progressive party and ran for President.
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« Reply #11 on: March 09, 2004, 06:03:39 pm »
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No why didn't he keep building up the Progressive Party after 1912.

He should have picked LaFollette as his running mate in 1912, and kept him from endorsing Wilson.
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« Reply #12 on: March 09, 2004, 06:04:28 pm »
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No why didn't he keep building up the Progressive Party after 1912.

He should have picked LaFollette as his running mate in 1912, and kept him from endorsing Wilson.

Oh.  LaFollette didn't run until 1924, when TR was dead...
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« Reply #13 on: March 09, 2004, 06:07:34 pm »
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When did TR die, I figured it was late twenties.
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« Reply #14 on: March 09, 2004, 06:44:26 pm »
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When did TR die, I figured it was late twenties.

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« Reply #15 on: March 09, 2004, 06:45:19 pm »
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That explains it.
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« Reply #16 on: March 10, 2004, 10:35:04 am »
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TR is running away with this...why isn't Chafin getting any votes? Sad

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« Reply #17 on: March 10, 2004, 10:37:21 am »
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TR is running away with this...why isn't Chafin getting any votes? Sad

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« Reply #18 on: March 10, 2004, 04:33:06 pm »
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I'm a little surprised that Wilson is barely beating Debs. I'm even more surprised that they isn't any overwhelming support for Chafin Wink
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« Reply #19 on: March 10, 2004, 05:51:34 pm »
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I voted Taft, although I did that since I am a Republican. But, TR would have also gotten my vote.
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« Reply #20 on: March 10, 2004, 05:53:38 pm »
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I voted Taft, although I did that since I am a Republican. But, TR would have also gotten my vote.

Sorry one man, one vote (well maybe not back then ... Wink )
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« Reply #21 on: March 10, 2004, 07:55:04 pm »
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TR all the way, followed by Debs, Wilson, Taft, and Chafin
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