JFK uses pollster to help pick possible VP

WASHINGTON, July 2 (UPI) -- The man in charge of John Kerry's vice presidential search has hired a pollster to see which prospects would bring the most votes to the Democratic ticket.

Nader chooses Edwards -- as Kerry's VP

WASHINGTON, June 24 (UPI) -- After choosing his running mate, U.S. presidential candidate Ralph Nader urged likely Democratic nominee Sen. John Kerry to pick Sen. John Edwards as his own.

Cardinal backs censure for pro-abort. pols

WASHINGTON, April 23 (UPI) -- A Vatican official called on U.S. Catholic priests Friday to take a tougher stand against Catholic politicians who support abortion rights.

Kery ridicules Bush in new ad

WASHINGTON, April 5 (UPI) -- Massachusetts Sen. John Kerry released a new ad Monday ridiculing President George W. Bush for his failure to balance the budget.

Kerry to undergo minor shoulder surgery

BOSTON, March 28 (UPI) -- Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee John Kerry will undergo minor surgery on his right shoulder Wednesday at a Boston hospital.

Kerry team hits back at Zell Miller

WASHINGTON, March 24 (UPI) -- Sen. John Kerry's presidential campaign labeled Sen. Zell Miller, D-Ga., a discredited turncoat Wednesday for leading a group called "Democrats for Bush."

Bush airs first attack TV ad on Kerry

CHARLESTON, W.Va., March 17 (UPI) -- The Bush administration has launched an attack ad campaign on Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry, saying he turned his back on U.S. troops in Iraq.

Dems slam Bush campaign ads

WASHINGTON, March 4 (UPI) -- President George W. Bush's first campaign ads hit the airwaves Thursday and immediately ran into flak from Democrats and other critics.

Kerry team slams Bush leadership drive

WASHINGTON, March 3 (UPI) -- Massachusetts Sen. John Kerry's campaign blasted President Bush Wednesday for his "unsteady leadership."

Kerry to party in D.C. Super Tuesday

WASHINGTON, March 1 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. John Kerry's decision to participate in Tuesday's Senate gun control vote means he will celebrate Super Tuesday in Washington.

Kerry team attacks on 'special interests'

WASHINGTON, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- U.S. Democratic presidential hopeful John Kerry's campaign hit back Friday against GOP attacks accusing him of being an agent of special interests.

Dean, Kerry trade judgment charges

MANCHESTER, N.H., Jan. 26 (UPI) -- Howard Dean and John Kerry traded new fierce charges of poor judgment in foreign policy and negative campaigning in New Hampshire Monday.

Dean slams Kerry on war calls

MANCHESTER, N.H., Jan. 24 (UPI) -- Howard Dean sought to derail Sen. John Kerry's surging momentum in New Hampshire Saturday by questioning his judgment.

Two more top officials leave Kerry's staff

WASHINGTON, Nov. 11 (UPI) -- The turmoil in Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry 's campaign staff increased Tuesday as two top staffers resigned.

Kennedy's daughter has cancer surgery

BOSTON, Jan. 3 (UPI) -- Kara Kennedy, 42, the second of Sen. Edward Kennedy's three children, recuperated Friday from surgery to remove a cancerous tumor from her lung. One of Kennedy's sons, Ted Jr., lost a leg to cancer in 1973.

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