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UpInArms Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-18-04 11:04 AM
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The beating drums of political warfare
http://www.seacoastonline.com/news/04182004/news/11456....

Competitive Democratic political consultants who just weeks ago were warring over the 2004 presidential campaign now say theyre unified and ready to convene a "war council" to boost John Kerrys shot at unseating President Bush.

"Theres no question - what we want to do is throw the bum out," says Roger Salazar, the former spokesman for North Carolina Sen. John Edwards, who battled with Kerry for the Democratic presidential nomination and is now the subject of vice-presidential buzz. "Were going to make sure we do everything we can to make that happen."

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Fueled by a belief that American voters are now having doubts about Bushs leadership on the war, the economy and the international scene, Democratic insiders say Kerrys message for change can gain real momentum among the moderates and undecided voters who will determine the election.

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"I can honestly tell you that at this point, Democrats are so united, so energized, were approaching Republican-like levels," he says, laughing.

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