The Worst Answer to “Why Do You Want to Be President?” in Campaign History

Slate’s podcast about presidential campaign history remembers when Ted Kennedy challenged incumbent President Jimmy Carter for the Democratic nomination in 1980.

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Whistlestop is Slate’s podcast about presidential campaign history. Hosted by our chief political correspondent and Political Gabfest panelist John Dickerson, each weekly installment will revisit a memorable (or even a forgotten) moment from America’s quadrennial carnival.

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