All Hands on Deck

Baumann, David; Caruso, Lisa; Stone, Peter H.
October 2006
National Journal;10/28/2006, Vol. 38 Issue 43, p44
The article reveals that Republican Party campaign committees are encouraging U.S. Congress aides to assist the party in its campaign for the November 7, 2006 election. With polls showing their party in serious jeopardy of losing the House and possibly the Senate, Republican campaign committees are pushing aides to take a leave of absence to help rescue endangered candidates.


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