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Bush and Kemp try to make 1988 (yes, 1988) a two-man race

Wait a minute. Isn't this 1985, a good three years before the next Republican presidential convention? Yes, but some politicians believe that it is never too early to slap a back in pursuit of a dream. So there was George Bush, just back from an eleven-day official trip to Europe, ensconced in a reviewing stand in Bristol, N.H., in the state that just happens to hold the country's first presidential primary. Congressman Jack Kemp skipped the family barbecue in upstate New York to be in Iowa, traditionally the site of the nation's first party caucuses. After marching in a procession in...

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