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The perennial candidate gives it one more try, and us a reason for hope

The perennial candidate gives it one more try, and us a reason for hope

Gainesville Sun (Florida), February 16, 2018

America’s political history is littered with models of perseverance. Because he rose to highest office in the land and served at one of our nation’s most perilous moments and then died for it, Abraham Lincoln is considered the benchmark of stick-to-itiveness.

But we should also recall people like Eugene Debs.... Or Howie Hawkins, a co-founder of the Green Party, who over two decades made 20 unsuccessful bids for office, everything from the Syracuse City Council to the U.S. Senate.

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