01. The governor kicked off his election [campaign] with a promise to lower taxes.
02. The government is running a [campaign] to try to convince teenagers not to start smoking.
03. The President is [campaigning] for the rural vote in the northern part of the state today.
04. The Liberal Party's [campaign] has been quite unsuccessful so far.
05. An environmental group is [campaigning] to end the international whale hunt.
06. The election [campaign] began today with a speech promising to restore the public's trust in government.
07. The governor is expected to make a number of important announcements in the last few days of the [campaign].
08. Oscar Ameringer once observed that politics is the gentle art of getting votes from the poor, and [campaign] funds from the rich by promising to protect each from the other.
09. The governor is [campaigning] in the city today, trying to increase his support among the working class.
10. It was reported that Napoleon carried chocolate with him on his military [campaigns], and always ate it when he needed a boost of energy.
11. Students at the school are organizing petitions and letter-writing [campaigns] to urge the government to take action to end poverty in this country.
12. Microsoft paid the Rolling Stones eight million dollars to use one of their songs in its advertising [campaign] for Windows '95.
13. Simon Bolivar led a [campaign] that captured Bogota in 1814.
14. An intense [campaign] to educate children, and provide training is underway in Burkina Faso.
15. In 1944, the government of Ecuador began a mass [campaign] to teach its people to read and write.
16. In February of 1962, the IRA announced that it would suspend its [campaign] of violence which it had begun in 1956 against the government of Northern Ireland.
17. In June of 1968, Robert Kennedy was shot to death while [campaigning] in California.

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