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He won on a platform calling for a " Moral Revolution ," making active efforts to prosecute corruption and pursued those responsible for alleged human rights abuses in the 1980s.
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In 1961 the first important legislative victory of the Kennedy Administration came when the principle of national responsibility for local economic distress won out over a `` state's-responsibility '' proposal -- provision was made for payment for unemployment relief by nation-wide taxation rather than by a levy only on those states afflicted with manpower surplus.
In 1952, it will be remembered, the G.O.P. without positive program campaigned on the popular disillusionment with liberal leadership and won overwhelmingly.
West Berlin's Mayor Brandt vigorously demanded a firmer stand on the dismemberment of his city and won votes by it.
They seem to feel that because they fought on the right side during the Civil War, and won, they have earned the right merely to deplore what is going on in the South, without taking any responsibility for it ; ;
When Palmer hit a good straight drive up the fairway on the 72nd hole, he seemed to have the championship won.
To Decathlon Man Rafer Johnson ( Time cover, Aug. 29 ), whose gold medal in last summer's Olympic Games was won as much on gumption as talent, went the A.A.U.'s James E. Sullivan Memorial Trophy as the outstanding U.S. amateur athlete of 1960.
It is not simply giving a repetition of the program it gave during its New York engagement earlier this season, but has brought back many of the numbers that were on the bill when it paid us its first visit and won everybody's heart.
Just to test himself, he played roulette for quarters on his old combination, five and seventeen, and within an hour, he had won, surprisingly, twenty dollars.
On May 18, at the Republican National Convention in Chicago, Lincoln's friends promised and manipulated and won the nomination on the third ballot, beating candidates such as William H. Seward and Salmon P. Chase.
Winning entirely on the strength of his support in the North and West, no ballots were cast for him in 10 of the 15 Southern slave states, and he won only two of 996 counties in all the Southern states.
Apollo's role as the slayer of the Python led to his association with battle and victory ; hence it became the Roman custom for a paean to be sung by an army on the march and before entering into battle, when a fleet left the harbour, and also after a victory had been won.
One example of this ( from the Queen's Bench in England ) is Doyle v Olby ( Ironmongers ) Ltd 2 QB 158, the claimant appealed ( successfully ) on the basis that, although he won in the court below, the lower court had applied the wrong measure of damages and he had not been fully recompensated.
The 1894 – 95 series began in sensational fashion when England won the First Test at Sydney by just 10 runs having followed on.
England went on to win the series 3 – 2 after it had been all square before the Final Test, which England won by 6 wickets.
At Old Trafford, Australia won by just 3 runs after Victor Trumper had scored 104 on a " bad wicket ", reaching his hundred before lunch on the first day.
England bowled Australia out again for 281 and so won a series on Australian soil for the first time in 24 years.
Albert's personal qualities won for him the cognomen of the Bear, " not from his looks or qualities, for he was a tall handsome man, but from the cognisance on his shield, an able man, had a quick eye as well as a strong hand, and could pick what way was straightest among crooked things, was the shining figure and the great man of the North in his day, got much in the North and kept it, got Brandenburg for one there, a conspicuous country ever since ," says Carlyle, who called Albert " a restless, much-managing, wide-warring man.
On his arrival at Ephesus a three months ' truce was concluded with Tissaphernes, the satrap of Lydia and Caria, but negotiations conducted during that time proved fruitless, and on its termination Agesilaus raided Phrygia, where he easily won immense booty from the satrap Pharnabazus ; Tissaphernes could offer no assistance, as he had concentrated his troops in Caria.
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Clinton won the 1992 presidential election ( 43. 0 % of the vote ) against Republican incumbent George H. W. Bush ( 37. 4 % of the vote ) and billionaire populist Ross Perot, who ran as an independent ( 18. 9 % of the vote ) on a platform focusing on domestic issues ; a significant part of Clinton's success was Bush's steep decline in public approval.
In 1996, Abdalá Bucaram, from the populist Ecuadorian Roldosista Party, won the presidency on a platform that promised populist economic and social reforms.
Running as an independent on a platform of national unity, Touré won the presidency in a runoff against the candidate of Adema, which had been divided by infighting and suffered from the creation of a spin-off party, the Rally for Mali.
In 1906, the Liberal party, led by Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman, won an overwhelming victory on a platform that promised social reforms for the working class.
In elections held in June 1992, Václav Klaus's Civic Democratic Party won in the Czech lands on a platform of economic reform, and Vladimír Mečiar's Movement for a Democratic Slovakia ( HZDS ) emerged as the leading party in Slovakia, basing its appeal on the fairness of Slovak demands for autonomy.
In June 2008 the then Shadow Home Secretary David Davis resigned his parliamentary seat over what he described as the " erosion of civil liberties " by the then Labour government, and successfully won re-election on a civil liberties platform ( although he was not opposed by candidates of other major parties ).
In this overwhelmingly Democratic state, he was elected after the Democratic nominee, George P. Mahoney, a Baltimore paving contractor and perennial candidate running on an anti-integration platform, narrowly won the Democratic gubernatorial primary out of a crowded slate of eight candidates, trumping early favorite Carlton R. Sickles.
An important sign of the anti-navalist mood of the country was the Reichstag elections of 1928 where one of the main issues was the " pocket battleship " programme, and the Social Democrats won the largest number of votes on a platform of killing the plan to build " pocket battleships ", and used the money on social programs instead.
Jackson mobilized his political base by vetoing the recharter bill and – the veto sustained – easily won reelection on his anti-Bank platform.
The United Democratic Party, running on a reform platform, won the 1999 parliamentary election, taking control of the presidency and cabinet.
Labour fought the 1973 election on a strongly socialist platform and won with 57 seats to 33 for the Conservatives.
In June, 1927, a general election was held in which de Valera's new party, Fianna Fáil, won many seats on an abstentionist platform.
The Liberals had won the 1974 election by attacking Robert Stanfield's Progressive Conservatives over their platform involving wage and price controls.
Running on a good government platform and a call to reform the Democratic Party, Jun Choi won the June 2005 primary by a 56 – 44 % margin, defeating longtime incumbent Mayor George A. Spadoro, the first time in Edison history that a challenger won the Democratic primary.
The Toronto Star endorsed the NDP for the 2011 federal election, stating that its platform " puts people first " and that Jack Layton has won the trust of many voters.
The title track won a MTV Video Music Award for Best Male Video for the video produced by Mark Romanek, in which Kravitz slung his dreadlocks and wore high-heeled platform boots.
In 1916, he won election to the legislature again through a by-election, and led his party to victory in a general election later that year by campaigning on a reform platform.
In 1910 Johnson won the gubernatorial election as a member of the Lincoln-Roosevelt League, a liberal Republican movement running on an anti-Southern Pacific Railroad platform.
Running on a " progressive " platform, Landrieu won an unexpected victory by assembling a coalition comprising 90 percent of black voters and 39 percent of whites.
It also elected John Miller Baer to the United States House of Representatives After the 1918 elections, in which the NPL won control of both houses of the legislature, a significant portion of the League's platform was enacted.
In the 2003 elections the party ran on a secularist platform and won 15 seats, making it the third largest in the Knesset after Likud and Labour.
Søvndal, running on a platform of moving the party further to the political left won the ballot with 60 % of the vote.
Prior to the 2003 elections, Amram Mitzna won the party primaries, and led the party into the election with a platform that included unilateral withdrawal from the Gaza Strip.