Saturday, January 21, 2012
Rare RON PAUL "FOR CONGRESS" OFFICIAL local button photo pinback badge 1976
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Ultra Rare Ron Paul Collectible political Button
HEY ALL YOU RON PAUL-IES!!!! BUY THIS SUPER RARE EARLY RON PAUL "FOR CONGRESS" PIN FROM 1976 AND WEAR IT PROUDLY DURING THE CURRENT PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY CAMPAIGN!!
If you are a supporter, volunteer or staffer of current 2012 Republican presidential hopeful Ron Paul, this button would be an awesome find as a keepsake from your efforts to elect the former 1988 Libertarian Party Presidential hopeful as president this year as a Republican. You could wear this pinback at the HQ , around campus or at the polls and make your friends green with envy that all they have is a current run-of-the-mill button for Dr. Paul for President in 2012 but YOU would be wearing one of his official congressional pins from over 35 years ago!!!!! And with his youthful picture to boot. Here's your chance!! Don't let this one get away, YOU'LL NEVER FIND ANOTHER!!!
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This is a rare OFFICIAL CAMPAIGN ISSUED pinback button from the first congressional campaign of Ron Paul, R-TX, BEFORE HE WENT TO CONGRESS!!!! Issued in 1976 for the special election campaign when US Rep. Bob Casey, D-TX resigned and left a vacancy that Dr. Paul filled.
PAUL, Ronald Ernest, (father of Rand Paul), a Representative from Texas; born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., August 20, 1935; graduated from Dormont High School, Dormont, Pa., 1953; B.A., Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, Pa., 1957; M.D., Duke University Medical Center, Durham, N.C., 1961; internship and residency training, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Mich., 1961 and 1962; obstetrics and gynecology training, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pa., 1965-1968; medical doctor; United States Air Force, 1963-1965; United States Air National Guard, 1965-1968; delegate, Texas state Republican convention, 1974; unsuccessful candidate for election to the Ninety-fourth Congress in 1974; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-fourth Congress, by special election to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of United States Representative Robert R. Casey (April 3, 1976-January 3, 1977); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the Ninety-fifth Congress in 1976; elected to the Ninety-sixth and to the two succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1979-January 3, 1985); was not a candidate for reelection to the House of Representatives in 1984, but was an unsuccessful candidate for nomination to the United States Senate; author; unsuccessful Libertarian Party candidate for election for President of the United States in 1988; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Fifth and to the seven succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1997-present); unsuccessful candidate for the Republican presidential nomination in 2008.
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SIZE: approx. 1 1/2" X 2 3/4" oval
What a beauty!!!!!
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