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Clinton is using the release of his book to crisscross the country on publisher Alfred Knopf’s dime to promote Democratic issues and the tout the candidacy of Sen. John Kerry. “We know there is a political aspect to his promotion schedule,” says a Knopf public relations specialist. “But this is our biggest book of the year. He is going to sell a ton of books for us, and if he can help his party, then I guess everybody wins.”
The American taxpayer is footing part of the tab for Secret Service security on the book tour, as well as advance work to secure various sites. Knopf is covering most of the other costs associated with what will be a six to eight week PR blitz.p> ONE BRIGHT SPOT br> Republicans remain hopeful and upbeat about former Rep. John Thune ‘s Senate campaign against current Democratic leader Sen. Tom Daschle . Thune outraised Daschle in the latest reporting period, and the incumbent has failed to gain any appreciable distance between himself and Thune in the polls. /p> p>Thune’s performance is one of the few bright spots for Republicans right now, where they continue to see ongoing soft numbers in such states as Florida (where there is a hotly contested Republican Senate primary), Illinois, North Carolina, Oklahoma, and Colorado, all states that are critical to GOP hopes to retaining the White House, as well as the Senate. br> /p>
A man of faith in a godless age is hitting Americans where it hurts.
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