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Grind Extra: 'New' kids on the block

By Robert Yoon
CNN


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WASHINGTON (CNN) -- In the TV entertainment world, the word "new" might as well be synonymous with the word "lame" (i.e. "The New Odd Couple" or "The New Hollywood Squares").

Nevertheless, in presidential politics it's the seasoning of choice for a candidate looking to add spice to an exciting, or more likely, not-so-exciting policy proposal.

Presidents and presidential hopefuls for almost a century, like Madison Avenue, have been peppering their inauguration speeches, State of the Union addresses, and countless campaign names and policy initiatives with that simple, three-letter word, usually to mixed results.

Can you match the president and/or candidate below with his "new" idea? (Some entries have more than one answer.)

E-mail your answer to: political.research@cnn.com.

The first entry to correctly match each item wins a "Judy Woodruff's Inside Politics" button.

Answers and the winner are to be revealed later this week in The Morning Grind.

'New' ideas

a) New Deal

b) New Frontier

c) New Federalism

d) New America

e) New American Optimists

f) New Bretton Woods

g) New Covenant

h) New Freedom

i) New Freedom Initiative

j) New Nationalism

k) New Beginning

l) New Spirit

m) New Prosperity Initiative

n) New World Order

Presidents and/or candidates

George H.W. Bush (41st president)

George W. Bush (43rd president)

Jimmy Carter

Bill Clinton

John Edwards

John F. Kennedy

Lyndon LaRouche

Edmund Muskie

Richard Nixon

Ronald Reagan

Franklin Delano Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt

Adlai Stevenson

Woodrow Wilson


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