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Politics and Government
Some Library of Congress classifications for Political Science:
J - General Legislative Papers
JA - Political Science
JC - Political Theory
JZ - International Relations
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Subject Headings for Presidential Elections
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Women presidential candidates - United States
Clinton, Hillary Rodham
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Primaries - United States - Law and Legislation
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