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View Diary: IL-12: Rep. Jerry Costello (D) will not seek reelection (90 comments)

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  •  I agree (0+ / 0-)

    Clayborne looks like the most appealing candidate on that list

    "Every daring attempt to make a great change in existing conditions, every lofty vision of new possibilities for the human race, has been labeled Utopian."

    by xcave on Tue Oct 04, 2011 at 11:24:01 AM PDT

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    •  I looked him up (0+ / 0-)

      He has a generally liberal voting record, as far as I can tell. He voted for Illinois' version of the DREAM Act, which could be used against him in a general election. He's also African American, which may or may not be a factor in a district like this.

      Democrat, OR-01 native, Swingnut for life, and keeper of the DKE glossary.

      by SaoMagnifico on Tue Oct 04, 2011 at 01:40:29 PM PDT

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      •  NRA gives him an "A" (2+ / 0-)
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        How many die-hard liberals do you know who can swing that?

        "Every daring attempt to make a great change in existing conditions, every lofty vision of new possibilities for the human race, has been labeled Utopian."

        by xcave on Tue Oct 04, 2011 at 03:44:09 PM PDT

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