Howe ran FDR's second political campaign while Roosevelt was in the hospital wrestling with typhoid. He took out full-page ads in the papers extolling his candidate's virtues and distributed $5 bills to campaign workers on Election Day. He proposed a bill designed to protect NY farmers from New York City commission merchants, and circulated copies of the proposed bill with a letter from FDR requesting their comments and promising his support to all the farmers of New York, all while his candidate was slowly recovering.While Howe ran a campaign with a missing candidate, Woodrow Wilson and Teddy Roosevelt fought for the country, with Wilson's New Freedom pitted against Roosevelt's New Nationalism. While Wilson's focus on destroying trusts and monopolies gave him the edge over Teddy Roosevelt, their progressive agendas and commitment to social justice were the same. Teddy Roosevelt ran his campaign heartily, although he
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