How Reagan reelected Clinton
When he was first elected President in 1992 ... was a man who once spurned Reagan’s policies as “voodoo economics.” Faced with a Clinton program that smelled of the bad old days, the public turned against the health care plan and it was abandoned.
Ronald Reagan: How he changed Texas politics forever
“The reversal of power in Texas would not have happened without Ronald Reagan. Period,” says Rep. Pete Olson, R-Sugar Land, who was a 17-year-old high school student when Reagan was first elected president in 1980. At that time, he said, “Texas was ...
How Old Is Too Old for President? Depends Who’s Running
And before Mr. Dole, it was Ronald Reagan (age 69 at his first inauguration) who Democrats suggested might be too old to be president. With the 2016 presidential election looming, however, it is Democrats who appear likely to be supporting an older ...
Reagan Press Secretary, Gun-Control Advocate, James Brady Dies
Brady, the often-irreverent press secretary to President Ronald Reagan who was shot in the ... before he began working for the White House in January 1981. Incoming first lady Nancy Reagan had reportedly urged her husband to appoint a press secretary ...
Book: Secret Service To Blame For Weak Security Around Reagan, Brady
Former White House Press Secretary James Brady died Monday, more than 30 years after he was shot in an assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan. According to a ... In his new book “The First Family Detail,” author and journalist Ronald Kessler ...