The 2004 election and the Bush Administration’s Two ‘Conversations’ looks at the changing character of the American electorate and the implications of this for Republican strategists. It suggests that the White House has sought to shore up support from among its core supporters but also reach out to swing voters. However, it argues, election campaigns have a logic of their own. The 2004 campaign has been reshaped by the Iraq war, the state of the economy, the same-sex marriage debate and the character of the Democratic and Republican national conventions.
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|Published - 2004