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  • v  appear at county fairs and carnivals as a stunt flier and parachute jumper
  • v  tour the country making political speeches, giving lectures, or presenting plays
    The presidential candidates are busy barnstorming this month

  • As for Bush himself, he is curtailing his traditional August working vacation at the ranch so that he can barnstorm before the midterm elections.
  • The failure of health care reform in 1994 was not a major factor in Republicans barnstorm of Congress that year.
  • On the eve of the caucus, he is in the midst of a 36-hour barnstorm across Iowa that he is calling the "Marathon for the Middle Class.
News & Articles

  • Sprague's A.J. Lapray to play in All-Star game against NBA players
    Recent Sprague graduate A.J. Lapray has been selected to play in the Barnstorm All-Star game scheduled for 7 p.m. June 30 at Churchill High School.
    June 20, 2013 - Salem Statesman Journal
  • Barnstormers overpower Somerset for win
    In a perfect world, every night would be like Tuesday night for the Lancaster Barnstormers.Runners on base in every inning but one. Every batter reaching base at least once. A total of 14 hits, seven of the extra-base variety, three home runs.Alas, every game is not like Tuesday's, but the Barnstorm...
    June 19, 2013 - Lancaster Online
Quotes

  • John Edwards in All American Patriots (press release)
    Edwards begins Day One of the "Barnstorm for Rural America" in Dunlap, Iowa, where he will tour the Dunlap Auction House and discuss agricultural issues, including country-of-origin labeling.
  • Ken Holland in Windsor Star
    I want to limit the fatigue,Holland said. "I'm not interested in having training camp over there. I don't want to barnstorm, which means I don't want to be going to two and three countries playing exhibition games. I have interest if we...
  • Michael Peca in CBC.ca
    They wanted to come out and barnstorm us early, recognizing that this is our fifth game in seven days,Blue Jackets forward Michael Peca said. "We have had a real tough grind lately. The important thing is we have found ways to win. We hung...

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