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Richard A. Gephardt

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  • The Iowa Straw Poll is irrelevant. Is Iowa?

    The Iowa Straw Poll is irrelevant. Is Iowa?
    In 1987, when Vice President George Bush ran for president, he suffered a major embarrassment early: He lost the Ames Straw Poll to televangelist Pat Robertson. He later lost the Iowa Republican caucuses to Kansas Sen. Bob Dole. In the end, he had to settle for a consolation prize: the presidency, which he won over Democrat Michael Dukakis in November.
  • Iowa's straw poll is obsolete: Their Take

    Iowa's straw poll is obsolete: Their Take
    Iowa's obsolescence In 1987, when Vice President George Bush ran for president, he suffered a major embarrassment early: He lost the Ames [Iowa] Straw Poll to televangelist Pat Robertson. He later lost the Iowa Republican caucuses to Kansas Sen. Bob...

    Albert Hunt: Gephardt knows how brutal a presidential race is

    Running for president is hard. Former Rep. Richard Gephardt of Missouri was twice a serious candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1988 and 2004. In 1988 he won the Iowa caucuses and finished second in the New Hampshire primary. But his...

    The thrill of a wide-open race for president

    The thrill of a wide-open race for president
    The 2016 presidential campaign is quickening, with candidates popping up like daffodils. If you're a political junkie, this will be one of those leap years you live for, when no incumbent president is up for re-election. If you're a concerned citizen,...

    Why Armenia Genocide recognition remains a tough sell

    Why Armenia Genocide recognition remains a tough sell
    When parties in the Austrian Parliament last week signed a declaration calling the slaughter of Armenians by the Ottoman Turks that began in 1915 a genocide, the Republic of Turkey issued a statement saying it would leave “permanent stains on...