campaigning

Definitions

  • Map Illustrating Campaigns in the West in 1862-63
    Map Illustrating Campaigns in the West in 1862-63
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n campaigning the campaign of a candidate to be elected
    • ***

Quotations

  • Willie Brown
    Willie Brown
    “To win in this country these days you have got to campaign down to a thirteen year-old's level of mental development .”
  • Mario Cuomo
    Mario Cuomo
    “You campaign in poetry. You govern in prose.”
  • Walter Lippmann
    Walter%20Lippmann
    “Football strategy does not originate in a scrimmage: it is useless to expect solutions in a political campaign.”
  • Theodore White
    Theodore White
    “There is no excitement anywhere in the world, short of war, to match the excitement of the American presidential campaign.”
  • Bertolt Brecht
    Bertolt%20Brecht
    “There are many elements to a campaign. Leadership is number one. Everything else is number two.”
  • Don Piatt
    Don Piatt
    “Life is a campaign not a battle, and has its defeats as well as its victories.”

Usage

In literature:

But, as the spring and summer campaigns progressed, Washington ceased to be the best field for the philanthropist.
"Woman's Work in the Civil War" by Linus Pierpont Brockett
Second Encampment at White Oak Church and the Pennsylvania Campaign.
"Three Years in the Sixth Corps" by George T. Stevens
The campaign of 1776 did indeed prove to be a crisis, a turning-point, in the fortunes of the Revolution.
"The Campaign of 1776 around New York and Brooklyn" by Henry P. Johnston
Of that winter campaign we shall tell in later chapters.
"The History of the American Expedition Fighting the Bolsheviki" by Joel R. Moore
Glance at Grant's Campaign.
"Four Years in Rebel Capitals" by T. C. DeLeon
I was doing the part of a campaign orator and he was chief of the campaign glee club.
"A Political History of the State of New York, Volumes 1-3" by DeAlva Stanwood Alexander
The Greeley Campaign, 1872.
"History of the United States, Volume 4" by E. Benjamin Andrews
Reciprocity in the Campaign of 1892.
"History of the United States, Volume 5" by E. Benjamin Andrews
The Red River campaign of 1864 was the last Federal campaign undertaken for political objects, or intrusted to political generals.
"Destruction and Reconstruction:" by Richard Taylor
The campaign was noteworthy on account of the apathy which was very general.
"History of the United States, Volume 6 (of 6)" by E. Benjamin Andrews
***

In poetry:

Among the red guns,
In the hearts of soldiers
Running free blood
In the long, long campaign:
Dreams go on.
"Among The Red Guns" by Carl Sandburg
'Yes, being a stranger he sees her blent
Of all that's fresh and innocent,
Nor dreams how many a love-campaign
She had enjoyed before his reign!'
"The Newcomer's Wife" by Thomas Hardy
"Fellow men," quoth Ebenezer, in his first campaign address.
"My desire to gain election is most eager, I confess:
True, some patriotic ardor fills me with its holy fire;
But to get a safe and steady billet is my main desire.
"The Candid Candidate" by C J Dennis
Spike 'ad been aimin' 'igh in 'is profesh.
Bank robberies, an' sich, was 'is noo lurk;
An' one big job 'ad set the cops to work
To plan a fresh
Campaign agin this crook. They want 'im more
Than ever they 'ave wanted 'im before.
"Spike Wegg" by C J Dennis
Light many lamps and gather round his bed.
Lend him your eyes, warm blood, and will to live.
Speak to him; rouse him; you may save him yet.
He's young; he hated War; how should he die
When cruel old campaigners win safe through?
"The Death-Bed" by Siegfried Sassoon
And I cry out in despair.
Muffled roars betimes of warring Peoples fill my ears,
And the cries of carefree peasants Crushed by horrible campaigns,
War's commotion, passions' wails,
And a sickly child's cry…
From my eyes flow streams of tears:
"Premature" by Evgeny Abramovich Baratynsky

In news:

Al Hartmann The Salt Lake Tribune Newly elected Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams, left, begins to tear down posters on his campaign bus at his Salt Lake City headquarters with campaign manager Justin Miller Wednesday November 7.
Campaign regulators back plan to fix campaign- cash conundrum by allowing more money in.
The 2012 presidential campaign started in Iowa and it will end in Iowa as both campaigns plan last minute stops in the Hawkeye state.
Stephen Colbert 's decision to campaign for the seat being vacated by GOP Sen Jim DeMint gives the famous funnyman yet another chance to educate Americans on how to game the US campaign finance system.
Older couples dance under a massive campaign banner for a political candidate at a campaign rally in the Peñón de Los Baños neighborhood near Juarez Airport.
L-R: Brigitte Cook, Campaign Coordinator, Councilmember Elect Lynette Gibson McElhaney, Casey Farmer, Campaign Manager.
The works of Glenn Close (in starring and supporting roles alike) are getting a workout from campaign observers observing the various women (in starring and supporting roles alike) on the campaign trail.
Mayor Vincent Gray's 2010 campaign has been under federal investigation, and now a civic activist in DC has filed a complaint about the campaign with the DC Office of Campaign Finance.
Over the years, as Heisman Trophy campaigns came to resemble political campaigns, universities took a more active role in extolling the virtues of their contenders .
Campaign regulators back plan to fix campaign-cash conundrum by allowing more money in.
Quietly, the Obama camp has started slipping out campaign ads, and to campaign for 2012.
Still, cosmetics are a little-known source of possible lead exposure, said Lisa Archer, campaign director of the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics , which has conducted tests that found lead in lipsticks.
President Barack Obama, left, delivers pizzas for campaign volunteers during a visit to a local campaign office, Monday, Oct 1, 2012 in Henderson, Nev.
Stuart Stevens, chief campaign strategist for Mitt Romney's campaign, spoke to CBS about why he thinks Romney lost the election.
Speaking to reporters aboard his campaign plane on his last flight on the campaign, Mitt Romney said he just finished writing his victory speech on the flight from Pittsburgh to Boston.
***

In science:

We would like to check its performances at Dome C through one or two rather long and continuous observation campaigns of at least 1 month to be able to really quantify the performances and see if one needs to improve them.
Laboratory performances of the solar multichannel resonant scattering spectrometer prototype of the GOLF-New Generation instrument
In order to validate the instrumental concept and evaluate its current performances, the GOLF-NG prototype has been observing the Sun at the Observatorio del Teide (Tenerife) for a 2008 summer campaign.
First performances of the GOLF-NG instrumental prototype observing the Sun in Tenerife
Campaigns intending to infer planet populations from observed microlensing events need to invest some fraction of the available time into acquiring data that allows to properly determine the magnification function.
Parameter degeneracies and (un)predictability of gravitational microlensing events
We have recently completed a Hubble Space Telescope campaign to image the host galaxies of AGNs with black hole masses from reverberation-mapping.
The Black Hole Mass-Bulge Luminosity Relationship for Active Galactic Nuclei from Reverberation Mapping and Hubble Space Telescope Imaging
In April 2008 we began a long-term intensive campaign to obtain complete highprecision light curves using the Apache Point Observatory’s 3.5-meter telescope, NMSU’s 1-meter telescope (located at APO), and Sommers Bausch Observatory’s 24(cid:148) telescope.
Transit Timing Observations of the Extrasolar Hot-Neptune Planet GL 436b
***