Windy City Times – Dec. 28, 2011

Gay Republican presidential candidate returns to Chicago
by Ross Forman, Windy City Times

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Fred Karger returned home to Chicago Dec. 18 to meet with family, friends and supporters.

“It’s kind of a full circle, particularly having been in the closet when I was [last living] here,” he said minutes before a fundraiser and book-signing, held at the downtown home of Mary Lu and Ken Roffe. “My heart still pounds a little, because this is still new, even at 61. All of these steps that I am taking are very important for me personally and, more important, for the community that I’m hoping to help.”

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Fosters.com: December 13, 2011

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Presidential hopeful Karger discusses child and family issues during UNH visit
By RONI REINO
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DURHAM — Presidential GOP hopeful Fred Karger was hoping to gain some support on Monday night when he spoke on child and family issues in the Memorial Union Building at the University of New Hampshire.

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John Huff/Staff photographer Presidential GOP candidate Fred Karger talks about his focus on child and family issues during a visit at the University of New Hampshire in Durham Monday.

Organizers said those running for office are missing the bigger picture, and they hope other candidates will take Karger’s lead and come speak at their events.

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Fred Karger’s “Jobs Now!” Plan

Dec 1, 2011

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There are 3.1 million jobs available in the United States.  We must begin to immediately fill these jobs.

  • Create a web program, Jobs.gov, to connect employers with perspective employees.  The program would use a viral marketing campaign to help put America back to work.
  • Provide tax credits to help relocate families to fill available jobs.
  • Facilitate Public-Private Partnerships between business, high schools, community colleges, technical schools and the government to train Americans and help place them in these jobs.

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