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Play That Funky Music

As the candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination step up their fundraising to finish the year with a strong fourth quarter, they may want to consider jazzing up their campaigns. To that end, we offer some possible campaign theme songs for each contender — even for the only person to drop out so far, just in case he decides to jump back in.

Carol Moseley Braun
“I Am Woman”
Helen Reddy
“Against All Odds (Take a Look at Me Now)”
Phil Collins
“I Will Survive”
Gloria Gaynor

Wesley Clark
“Blaze of Glory”
Bon Jovi
“Opposites Attract”
Paula Abdul
“Everybody Wants to Rule the World”
Tears for Fears

Howard Dean
“Dr. Feelgood”
Mötley Cr e
“U Can’t Touch This”
MC Hammer
“Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now”

John Edwards
“Money for Nothing”
Dire Straits
“Thank God I’m a Country Boy”
John Denver
“Lawyers in Love”
Jackson Browne

Richard Gephardt
“Don’t Forget Me When I’m Gone”
Glass Tiger
“(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction”
Rolling Stones
“… Baby One More Time”
Britney Spears

John Kerry
“It Ain’t Over ’Til It’s Over”
Lenny Kravitz
“Ain’t Too Proud to Beg”
The Temptations
“Hangin’ Tough”
New Kids on the Block

Dennis Kucinich
“I Go to Extremes”
Billy Joel
“Don’t Stop ’Til You Get Enough”
Michael Jackson
Edwin Starr

Joe Lieberman
“If I Could Turn Back Time”
George Michael
“The Way We Were”
Barbra Streisand

Al Sharpton
“Do You Believe in Magic”
The Lovin’ Spoonful
“My Lovin’ (You’re Never Gonna Get It)”
En Vogue
“High Hopes”
Frank Sinatra

Bob Graham
“Should’ve Known Better”
Richard Marx
“Another One Bites the Dust”
The Surfaris

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