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Walter Mondale

  1. politics
    Democrats Shouldn’t Count On a ‘Morning In America Midterm’Midterms are different from presidential elections, and 1984 isn’t 2022.
  2. politics
    What Was It Like to Be the First Woman to Run for Vice-President?In 1984, Geraldine Ferraro faced egregiously sexist mistreatment.
  3. past is prologue
    Remembering the Reagan-Ford ‘Co-Presidency’ That Could Have BeenIf you find Biden’s veep selection process boring, look back 40 years to a wild ride at the Republican convention where Reagan eventually picked Bush.
  4. what’s past is prologue
    An Oral History of the Election of Chicago’s First Black MayorTo win the 1983 mayoral election, Harold Washington and his staff had to take on white racism in the Democratic Party and in Chicago – head on.
  5. vision 2020
    4 Reasons Democrats Will Have a Front-runner Soon — and 3 They Won’tMore than likely someone will eventually stroll to the nomination in 2020. But maybe not so fast and maybe not at all.
  6. early and often
    Great News for Clinton!Last month, Hillary Clinton garnered the doubtlessly coveted endorsement of George McGovern (1972, one state won, 17 electoral votes). This weekend brought another exciting bit of news on the Losers 4 Hillary front: the enthusiastic endorsement by Walter Mondale (1984 nominee, one state* won, 13 electoral votes, worst defeat in Democratic Party’s history)! With Michael Dukakis silent, we’re waiting for Alf Landon to rise from the dead and break party rank just to give the campaign that extra touch of certain doom. *Plus the District of Columbia, if you insist. Unsurprisingly, Mondale Endorses Hillary [Democratic Underground]