George W. Bush 2000 presidential campaign

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The 2000 presidential campaign of George W. Bush, the 46th Governor of Texas, was formally launched on June 14, 1999 as Governor Bush, the eldest son of former President George H.W. Bush announced his intention to seek the Republican Party nomination for the presidency of the United States in the 2000 presidential election.wikipedia
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George W. Bush

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The 2000 presidential campaign of George W. Bush, the 46th Governor of Texas, was formally launched on June 14, 1999 as Governor Bush, the eldest son of former President George H.W. Bush announced his intention to seek the Republican Party nomination for the presidency of the United States in the 2000 presidential election.
Bush was elected President of the United States in 2000 when he defeated Democratic incumbent Vice President Al Gore after a narrow and contested win that involved a stopped recount in Florida.

Dick Cheney

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Dick Cheney, the former U.S. Secretary of Defense, was nominated as vice president despite Cheney initially recommending former Missouri Senator John Danforth.
In July 2000, Cheney was chosen by presumptive Republican Presidential nominee George W. Bush as his running mate in the 2000 Presidential election.

Compassionate conservatism

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However, Bush did outline his philosophy of compassionate conservatism and his outreach plans to Hispanics.
The phrase was popularized when George W. Bush adopted it as one of his key slogans during his 2000 presidential campaign against Al Gore.

John Danforth

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Dick Cheney, the former U.S. Secretary of Defense, was nominated as vice president despite Cheney initially recommending former Missouri Senator John Danforth.
In July 2000, Danforth's name was leaked as being on the short list of potential vice presidential nominees for Republican candidate George W. Bush, along with Michigan Governor John Engler, New York Governor George Pataki, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Ridge, and former American Red Cross President Elizabeth Dole.

Adam Clymer

After giving a speech in one of the few Republican friendly areas in Chicago controversy arouse due to an open microphone catching Bush and Cheney using swear words to describe Adam Clymer, a New York Times reporter who wrote articles he felt were unfair to him.
Clymer covered the 2000 presidential campaign for the Times and wrote at least one article that was considered unfavorable by the campaign of George W. Bush.

2000 Republican National Convention

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On August 3, 2000 Bush won the Republican nomination at the Republican Convention with the support of 2,058 delegates.

Karl Rove

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Prior to his White House appointments, he is credited with the 1994 and 1998 Texas gubernatorial victories of George W. Bush, as well as Bush's 2000 and 2004 successful presidential campaigns.

2000 Republican Party presidential primaries

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Ken Mehlman

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Mehlman served as field director for the 2000 presidential campaign of George W. Bush.

Joshua Bolten

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He previously served as policy director for the 2000 George W. Bush presidential campaign from 1999 to 2000 and as Executive Director for Legal and Government Affairs at Goldman Sachs in London from 1994 to 1999.

Marvin Olasky

Bush made faith-based programs a major component of his 2000 presidential campaign, and Olasky's academic work helped form the basis for Bush's "compassionate conservatism."

List of governors of Texas

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The 2000 presidential campaign of George W. Bush, the 46th Governor of Texas, was formally launched on June 14, 1999 as Governor Bush, the eldest son of former President George H.W. Bush announced his intention to seek the Republican Party nomination for the presidency of the United States in the 2000 presidential election.

Governor of Texas

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The 2000 presidential campaign of George W. Bush, the 46th Governor of Texas, was formally launched on June 14, 1999 as Governor Bush, the eldest son of former President George H.W. Bush announced his intention to seek the Republican Party nomination for the presidency of the United States in the 2000 presidential election.

George H. W. Bush

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The 2000 presidential campaign of George W. Bush, the 46th Governor of Texas, was formally launched on June 14, 1999 as Governor Bush, the eldest son of former President George H.W. Bush announced his intention to seek the Republican Party nomination for the presidency of the United States in the 2000 presidential election.

Republican Party (United States)

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The 2000 presidential campaign of George W. Bush, the 46th Governor of Texas, was formally launched on June 14, 1999 as Governor Bush, the eldest son of former President George H.W. Bush announced his intention to seek the Republican Party nomination for the presidency of the United States in the 2000 presidential election.

President of the United States

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The 2000 presidential campaign of George W. Bush, the 46th Governor of Texas, was formally launched on June 14, 1999 as Governor Bush, the eldest son of former President George H.W. Bush announced his intention to seek the Republican Party nomination for the presidency of the United States in the 2000 presidential election.

2000 United States presidential election

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The 2000 presidential campaign of George W. Bush, the 46th Governor of Texas, was formally launched on June 14, 1999 as Governor Bush, the eldest son of former President George H.W. Bush announced his intention to seek the Republican Party nomination for the presidency of the United States in the 2000 presidential election.

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Bush began the campaign as the front runner among Republicans due to his name recognition, impressive fundraising, and control of the governorship of Texas and polls starting in 1997 showed Bush leading every opponent by double digits.

United States Senate

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The main challenger to Bush was Senator John McCain, who appealed to moderate Republicans, independents and the press due to his reformist policies.

John McCain

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The main challenger to Bush was Senator John McCain, who appealed to moderate Republicans, independents and the press due to his reformist policies.

Independent voter

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The main challenger to Bush was Senator John McCain, who appealed to moderate Republicans, independents and the press due to his reformist policies.

Super Tuesday

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Bush won the majority of the primaries and after the March 2000 Super Tuesday contests he was well ahead in delegates of both McCain and Alan Keyes.

Direct election

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Gore won the national popular vote but the Gore campaign lost the electoral college vote after a legal battle over disputed vote counts.

Electoral college

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Gore won the national popular vote but the Gore campaign lost the electoral college vote after a legal battle over disputed vote counts.

Bush v. Gore

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Gore won the national popular vote but the Gore campaign lost the electoral college vote after a legal battle over disputed vote counts.