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  •  So if it is proportional representation (1+ / 0-)
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    The 6 states that make up "New England" would have 4 senators instead of 12.

    I am registered to vote in Vermont, if this is the argument then neither Leahy and Sanders would probably not be in the senate. I suppose they could be replaced by senators from Texas and more Dianne Feinstein's.


    "Another world is not only possible, she is on her way. On a quiet day, I can hear her breathing." Arundhati Roy

    by LaFeminista on Tue May 29, 2012 at 12:16:21 AM PDT

    •  Don't forget that all those red states (0+ / 0-)

      in the middle of the country would lose way more Senators than New England. The net result would be a Senate with more Democrats, on average, than we have today.

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