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Time Capsule: Nevada's Paul Laxalt Forms Exploratory Committee for 1988 Presidential Bid

Time Capsule: Nevada’s Paul Laxalt Forms Exploratory Committee for 1988 Presidential Bid

Twenty-five years ago today Paul Laxalt, the former two-term senator and ex-governor of Nevada, formed an exploratory committee for a long-anticipated  bid for the 1988 Republican presidential nomination. One of President Ronald Reagan’s closest friends, Laxalt had served as national chairman of Reagan’s presidential campaigns in 1976, 1980 and 1984. Declaring that “there is much […]