Jesse Helms

Jesse Alexander Helms, Jr. (October 18, 1921 – July 4, 2008) was a five-term Republican United States Senator from North Carolina who served as chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee from 1995 to 2001. A leading conservative, he helped organize and fund the conservative resurgence in the 1970s, aiding Ronald Reagan's quest for the White House and helping many local and regional candidates.
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  • Why brands make political statements now

    …, she couldn’t exactly say. But the change is startling nonetheless, she said, and its effects show in brands’ work. Honey Maid grabbed headlines earlier this year by featuring a same-sex couple in one of its ads. Cheerios did the same this fall. Chevrolet featured same-sex couples in commercials that ran during Winter Olympics this February…

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