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  • America Votes

    Election news from across the Knight Ridder network and the Web

    Tuesday, February 10, 2004

    'Slightly better than Bush' 

    "Vote for Kerry, he's slightly better than Bush," that's what a sign read that greeted John Kerry at a Roanoke, Va., rally. A supporter of Howard Dean, 35-year-old Brian Lang, made the sign.

    The mechanical engineer wondered how Kerry would energize voters, "When you look at his record, how's he going to go up there and say, 'Don't vote for Bush, vote for me,' when he voted along the lines with Bush."

    Kerry's Senate voting record is consistent with his party's stands on most issues, but he did support President Bush on authorizing force in Iraq, the anti-terrorist USA Patriot Act and Bush's education plan.

    posted by Ellen Dunkel at 8:49 AM



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