He is unfailingly polite and contrite, still slightly awkward with the artifice of campaigning after all these years.
But would she be comfortable with him campaigning on her behalf?
The result is that Walker still has a significant fundraising advantage heading into final two months of campaigning.
1640s, "operation of an army in the field," from French campagne "campaign," literally "open country," from Old French champagne "countryside, open country" (suited to military maneuvers), from Late Latin campania "level country" (source of Italian campagna, Spanish campaña, Portuguese campanha), from Latin campus "a field" (see campus). Old armies spent winters in quarters and took to the "open field" to seek battle in summer. Extension of meaning from military to political is American English, 1809.
1701, from campaign (n.). Political sense is from 1801. Related: Campaigned; campaigning.