One thing so memorable about the 2003 California recall election was the fine caliber of potential governors on the ballot. (And so what if this button misspelled Gary Coleman's name?)
Ken Rudin collection
June 12, 2012 Just as the Wisconsin recall election was portrayed as having national implications for November, many are saying that the message coming out of Tuesday's special election to replace Gabby Giffords goes far beyond Arizona.
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A PAC supporting Kelly sent this image from his 2010 campaign in a fundraising email.
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June 7, 2012 Former Marine Jesse Kelly, who ran against Gabrielle Giffords, has avoided such images in his campaign to fill her seat in an upcoming special election.
February 17, 2011 Sen. Jon Kyl's (R) decision to retire has resulted in a mini-upheaval in Arizona politics, with many politicians angling to run. But isn't it too soon to be speculating about a possible Gabby Giffords candidacy?
Former Haitian president Jean-Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier.
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January 19, 2011 Obama and Hu hold White House meetings; Giffords' husband interviewed; Ivory Coast mediation fails again; former Haitian dictator questioned
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