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Graham brings experience, but not much pizzazz, to the table

Bob Graham’s credentials read like a wish list for Democrats yearning to find an established politician who can defeat a popular president.

But some political insiders think that background isn’t enough.

“This is where Bob Graham doesn’t get it. Resumes don’t wash,” said Arnie Arnesen, a Democratic talk show host and the party’s candidate for New Hampshire’s top job in 1992. “For the most part, it’s what you say. It’s how you say it. It’s how you appear in the debates. It’s how you answer questions.”

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Posted by Editor at May 29, 2003 5:10 AM