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Jesse Helms: Stubborn on the Right

There's a special place in the United States Senate for the skunk, the single-minded dissident who refuses to go along with the gang and instead uses...

Jesse Helms

My first paying job in politics was working for Jesse Helms' U.S. Senate campaign in 1972. Helms, who died on July 4 at 86, was a classic populist--he presented...

Senator No

Where is the mecca of American foreign policy? It's not in Washington's Foggy Bottom neighborhood, where the gray monolith of the State Department gazes out onto...

What Would a Post-Helms Senate Look Like?

For 30 years, Jesse Helms has tormented liberals in the Senate. Now the buzz is getting louder in Washington and his home state of North Carolina that the...

THE LOVE CONNECTION

There's only one man in Washington who can stop Jesse Helms and possibly salvage Governor William Weld's troubled nomination to be ambassador to Mexico. It turns...

What's His Problem?

NOMINATION PROCRASTINATION Despite Foreign Relations Committee chairman Jesse Helms' staunch disapproval, Carol Moseley-Braun has been confirmed for an...

MOTHERS KNOW BEST?

Jesse Helms, you're grounded! That's the goal of the North Carolina PAC Mothers Against Jesse in Congress (MAJIC). The group of mostly sixtysomething mothers and...

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