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  •  that would definitely (0+ / 0-)

    make him popular with the national gop.

    could help him get a committee chair spot, but most politicians are too-risk averse to do this

    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 Tue Oct 04, 2011 at 11:17:14 AM PDT

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    •  I doubt Shimkus runs here (1+ / 0-)
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      But I figured if we are speculating it was worth throwing it out there. The southern portion of Shimkus district is in IL-12. But Shimkus home town is split between IL-12 and the GOP vote sink with Shimkus living in the portion that's in the IL-12.

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      by izengabe on Tue Oct 04, 2011 at 11:37:56 AM PDT

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