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A Surprise Victory
The Honorable Elizabeth Furse recollects her first campaign for Congress.
The Honorable Elizabeth Furse, U.S. Representative of Oregon
A Surprise Victory
A Surprise Victory
Advice from Senator Bob Kerrey
The Honorable Lois Capps remembers Senator Bob Kerrey offering her a pivotal piece of advice in the early days of her campaign.
The Honorable Lois Capps, U.S. Representative of California
Advice from Senator Bob Kerrey
Advice from Senator Bob Kerrey
Analyzing the Polls
The Honorable Elizabeth J. Patterson reveals the importance of polls in understanding the role of gender in her first House campaign.
The Honorable Elizabeth J. Patterson, U.S. Representative of South Carolina
Analyzing the Polls
Analyzing the Polls
"And That Got My Blood Boiling"
The Honorable Deborah D. Pryce recalls how she found inspiration to run for public office when she faced resistance to the idea of her candidacy.
The Honorable Deborah D. Pryce, U.S. Representative of Ohio
"And That Got My Blood Boiling"
"And That Got My Blood Boiling"
Answering the Call to Run for Congress
The Honorable Eva M. Clayton describes her reasons for running for Congress in 1968.
The Honorable Eva M. Clayton, U.S. Representative of North Carolina
Answering the Call to Run for Congress
Answering the Call to Run for Congress
Artistic Design
The Honorable Lynn C. Woolsey describes the importance of using the same design for her campaign material throughout her political career.
The Honorable Lynn C. Woolsey, U.S. Representative of California
Artistic Design
Artistic Design
Beating the Odds
The Honorable Sue W. Kelly describes the obstacles she faced during her first campaign for Congress in 1994.
The Honorable Sue W. Kelly, U.S. Representative of New York
Beating the Odds
Beating the Odds
Becoming a Page: Part One
Albert R. Anness recalls learning of House Pages in his high school civics book.
Albert R. Anness, Page, U.S. House of Representatives
Becoming a Page: Part One
Becoming a Page: Part One
Becoming a Page: Part Two
Albert R. Anness describes his political experience that led to his House Page appointment.
Albert R. Anness, Page, U.S. House of Representatives
Becoming a Page: Part Two
Becoming a Page: Part Two
"Beginning of My Career"

Roger Addison outlines some of the responsibilities he held when he moved furniture for the House.

Roger Addison, Registration and Compliance Clerk, Office of the Clerk
"Beginning of My Career"
"Beginning of My Career"
Brooklyn Bridge
The Honorable Elizabeth Holtzman remembers campaign photos taken on the Brooklyn Bridge and writing campaign literature during her run for Congress in 1972.
The Honorable Elizabeth Holtzman, U.S. Representative of New York
Brooklyn Bridge
Brooklyn Bridge
Campaign Decisions
The Honorable Constance A. Morella describes designing campaign materials.
The Honorable Constance A. Morella, U.S. Representative of Maryland
Campaign Decisions
Campaign Decisions