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  •  True but... (2+ / 0-)
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    TofG, MichaelNY

    Given the consistently underwhelming performances of Jean in OH-2 (the other half of the Cincinnati cracking done in 2001) the further you push Chabot out the more at risk you make OH-2 (unless she ends up losing one of her every cycle primaries one of these days). Also at least in 2012 with Obama at the top of the ticket AA voting will likely make Chabot very endangered, though he or someone else would be favored to win it back in 2014....The republican gerrymander in 2001 has been a very effective crack of Cincinnati (which had 1 district centered on it previously), so there isn't a ton they can do to improve that in this round

    OH-1 (born and raised ), MN-2 (college), CA-53 (grad school), IA-2 (postdoc)

    by aamail6 on Thu Aug 25, 2011 at 08:52:25 AM PDT

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    •  if boehner were willing to lose some territory (2+ / 0-)
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      chabot could be made safe. since he isn't, it'll probably be permanently tilt to lean r

      18, D, new CA-18 (home) new CA-13 (college). Economic liberal, social libertarian, fiscal conservative. Put your age and CD here :) -.5.38, -3.23

      by jncca on Thu Aug 25, 2011 at 11:17:19 AM PDT

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