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  • He's been running a distant third nationally and in most states, including his home state of NC, where the latest poll showed him trailing HRC; had a hard time raising dough, so he went to the public trough tin cup in hand for cash to sustain his moribund campaign; is an also-run in a party that does not do re-runs.

    Edwards Campaign Internal Poll Finds Statistical Tie In Iowa

  • LOS ANGELES TheWrap.com - Google's $12.5 billion purchase of Motorola Mobility Holdings, widely considered a mobile phone also-run, took the technology world by surprise on Monday.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • In theory, if Google can whip Motorola into shape -- a big "if" given the company's also-run status -- it could at some point cook up an in-house alternative to Apple's wildly popular iPhone and iPad.

    Reuters: Press Release

  • This federal election, the Conservative party candidate is so unknown that he's only an also-run.

    BC Bloggers

  • This federal election, the Conservative party candidate is so unknown that he’s only an also-run.

    2008 October 13 « Unambiguously Ambidextrous

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