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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Mondale, Walter Frederick Born 1928. Vice President of the United States (1977-1981) under Jimmy Carter. He earlier served as a U.S. senator from Minnesota (1964-1977) and was the unsuccessful 1984 Democratic nominee for President.

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  • Mondale is the only one who was close to the leader.

    Rendell: 'Very unlikely' Clinton will win

  • Yet Mr. Mondale is adamant that the Kennedy-Johnson tax cut of 1964 provided "stunning" results, which might earn him a dinner invitation at the Cato Institute.

    Politics

  • The general reaction to the ad by everyone else -- that it was about national security, who is most capable of handling it, that it recalls the Mondale ad, etc, made me wonder if I was just reading too much into it.

    Hillary Camp To Orlando Patterson: We Do Have Black Child In 3 A.M. Ad

  • Republicans called Mondale an elitist, Dukakis an elitist, Clinton an elitist, Gore an elitist, and Kerry an elitist... but when they call *Obama* an elitist, it's 'cuz he's black?

    Jay Leno to John McCain: "For $1 million, how many houses do you have?"

  • Generally speaking, the younger generation in Minnesota seems more Republican-leaning than the older generation that grew up on Humphrey and Mondale, which is a problem for the DFL in the long term.

    Minnesota Poll shows Hatch and Pawlenty tied

  • Note: This action came at a time when prosecutors around the country were engaging in child molestation witch hunts against day care owners, the original accusations stemming from the encouragement in the 1974 Child Abuse Prevention Act, better known as the Mondale Act.

    Hullabaloo

  • Lester Bagley, the Vikings' vice president for stadium development and public affairs, called Mondale's appointment "an excellent choice."

    StarTribune.com rss feed

  • Biden called Mondale the "single most prominent vice president in American history" and the father of the modern vice presidency.

    StarTribune.com rss feed

  • "Mondale," Dellray said, sounding lily white, to a Connecticut manor born.

    The Coffin Dancer

  • “Mondale and Harris probably synthesize the future of the Democratic Party and its hope for revitalization.”

    The Good Fight

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