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Define Mandate

Main Entry:1man·datePronunciation:\ˈman-ˌdāt\Function:nounEtymology:Middle French & Latin; Middle French mandat, from Latin mandatum, from neuter of mandatus, past participle of mandare to entrust, enjoin, probably irregular from manus hand + -dere to put — more at manual, doDate:15011: an authoritative command; especially: a formal order from a superior court or official to an inferior one2: an authorization to act given to a representative mandate of the people>3 a: an order or commission granted by the League of Nations to a member nation for the establishment of a responsible government over a former German colony or other conquered territoryb: a mandated territory
Main Entry:sug·ges·tionPronunciation:\səg-ˈjes-chən, sə-ˈjes-, -ˈjesh-\Function:nounDate:14th century1 a: the act or process of suggestingb: something suggested2 a: the process by which a physical or mental state is influenced by a thought or idea suggestion>b: the process by which one thought leads to another …

The Meaning Of An Iowa Victory

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An Iowa victory means Barack shows up on the front page of every newspaper in America. And the world. You know what that means? Barack did not have a bigger introduction to America and the world in 2004, for all its glamor.

To win Iowa is to introduce Barack. This is about introducing Barack.

The average voter is a different organism from the political junkie. It is hard for the political junkie to imagine there are people out there who don't know. Well, I got news. That's most people out there. For all his good looks, Barack remains largely unknown.

That changes with an Iowa victory. Barack hits the front page.

I am all for winning Iowa. And the wind is blowing in …