Jamie Dean

Jamie is national editor of WORLD Magazine. She is a World Journalism Institute graduate and previously worked for the Charlotte World. Jamie has covered politics, disasters, religion, and more for WORLD. She resides in Charlotte, N.C. Follow Jamie on Twitter @deanworldmag.

Factoring Fred

Politics | Conservatives are ready for a new candidate, but questions about Thompson arise
by Jamie Dean
Posted 7/21/07, 12:00 am

According to Richard Land, two words sum up Fred Thompson's burgeoning appeal to Republican voters: "red meat." That's what Land, president of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, says Thompson offers Republicans hungry for a conservative presidential candidate.

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Evangelical eggshells

Campaign 2008 | Giuliani wins over Regent audience by avoiding the "A" word
by Jamie Dean
Posted 7/14/07, 12:00 am

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va.- In the well-appointed lobby of the Founders Inn on the campus of Regent University in Virginia Beach, Va., gold-framed oil portraits of America's first presidents line the walls. In a nearby ballroom, Republican presidential hopeful Rudy Giuliani is busy trying to convince an audience of some 650 people that he should be next in line.

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Southern charm

Politics | Barack Obama makes important time in South Carolina: "If he can derail Clinton here, he can win the nomination"
by Jamie Dean
Posted 6/30/07, 12:00 am

GREENVILLE, S.C.- When Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) strode into a shopping mall in Greenville, S.C., he wasn't hunting for sales. Instead, the Democratic presidential candidate told an energetic crowd of nearly 3,500 supporters packed into the atrium of Greenville Technical College: "All we're selling here today is hope, change, and a new kind of politics."

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