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23 September 1999

Philadelphia Inquirer

SAN BERNARDINO, California — When Marta Macias Brown announced last month that she would campaign for Congress as a gun-control candidate, and would paint her chief rival as a tool of the gun lobby, her staffers decided to focus heavily on working-mom voters, whom they nicknamed "women with lives." On occasion, Brown staffers would say aloud, "I wonder what the women with lives are thinking right now?" The answer became clear early yesterday, here in a working-class... (

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