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November 8

Pres. Elect

In 1988, Representative Jack Kemp wins the U.S. presidential election, defeating Democrat Richard Gephardt.

The election has been a roller-coaster, with President Gary Hart, once considered likely to win re-election in a walk, instead forced to drop out of the race after the embarrassment of the Donna Rice episode, Gephardt emerging seemingly from nowhere to capture the Democratic nomination in the President's place, and the Republicans jolted by the surprisingly powerful candidacy of television preacher Pat Robertson.

Pres. Elect - Jack Kemp
Jack Kemp





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