Conservatives Gather in Washington,
2006 Conservative Political Action Conference,
February 9-11, 2006 ...More
|The first thing attendees saw when they entered the exhibit hall was
the Americans for Dr. Rice booth. (Top) Jessie Jane Duff, a retired
U.S. Marine, started as national chair in January 2006. In an interview
Duff, said Americans for Dr. Rice is working to build a base. "Once
we have her on the ballot, I personally believe that Condi's a true patriot
and will recognize the American people want her to do this...," Duff said.
(Second) Dr. Richard Mason of Miami, FL founded the group in January 2005.
(Third) Crystal Dueker of Fargo, ND is chief enthusiast; in addition to
decorating her purse she has put quite a few stickers on her Mini Cooper.
Despite Condoleezza Rice's disavowals of interest, Americans for Dr. Rice
has been active in the past year, running ads and spreading the word at
Republican gatherings. (see 2005
for Dr. Rice
© 2006 Eric M. Appleman/Democracy in Action