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Party like its 1990 – Symington vs. Goddard again? (access required)

Back in 1990, Arizonans witnessed a drawn-out fight for governor between two rising-stars: Fife Symington and Terry Goddard. Time magazine said of the contenders: "With his Jay Rockefeller looks, Jack Kennedy charm and squeaky-clean politics (he now refuses PAC money), Goddard has Democratic presidential hopeful written all over him." Calling Symington "the hope of the Republican middle," the article described him as having "the looks of a golf pro and the bankroll of a developer."

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