On fire if a bit hot whenever he got a chance to talk, but disappeared for long stretches, disrupting some of his momentum and aspirations to reach first-tier status. Twice challenged Hillary Clinton (though without naming her) on taking contributions from lobbyists and serving as big business's favorite candidate. Worked double time to pursue his current go-for-broke strategy by being the anti-Washington candidate of change, and followed the advice of the philosopher Graham Parker: passion is no ordinary word.
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