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  •  He was given a district (2+ / 0-)

    It's a bigger shame that Democrats in the legislature changed the map at the last minute to give him a safe district. He would have been clobbered in a competitive race in the new 13. He has his seat as long as he wants it.

    •  If Shimkus retires before next redistricting... (0+ / 0-)

      ...his successor will probably be "Roundabout" Scott Eisenhauer, a Tea Party blowhard who is currently the Mayor of Danville. Of course, that's if Eisenhauer doesn't try to run for Governor or other statewide office (and probably lose badly) before then.

      Joe Lieberman, Mike Madigan, Andrew Cuomo, and Tim Cullen...why are they Democrats?

      by DownstateDemocrat on Fri Sep 14, 2012 at 03:20:56 PM PDT

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