Tim Nickens

Florida: A Reluctant Affirmative Action Battleground

By: - September 20, 1999

TALLAHASSEE — Ward Connerly’s drive to ban affirmative action in Florida has all the signs of a failed campaign. No endorsements from big-name politicians. No fat bank account. No organized support other than construction contractors. Yet Connerly’s Florida Civil Rights Initiative appears to be gaining momentum even as Gov. Jeb. Bush, state legislators and civil […]

The Other Governor Bush Makes Impressive Start

By: - May 25, 1999

WASHINGTON – Name a governor of a large southern state who has raised mountains of campaign cash, reached out to Democrats and pushed all of his top priorities through the state legislature without breaking a sweat. If you said George W. Bush, you’re wrong. While the Texas governor has captured the national spotlight as he […]