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  •  Dan Lungren (2+ / 0-)
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    Sherri in TX, grover

    Now he'll have the opportunity to go back to the private sector that 'pubs claim they think so highly of.

    "The test of our progress is not whether we add to the abundance of those who have much. It is whether we provide enough to those who have little. " --Franklin D. Roosevelt

    by jg6544 on Fri Nov 16, 2012 at 07:11:28 AM PST

    •  As a lobbyist. (0+ / 0-)

      I guess that counts as "private sector."

      It's just a more direct route than the way he received their money as a congressman.

      © grover

      So if you get hit by a bus tonight, would you be satisfied with how you spent today, your last day on earth? Live like tomorrow is never guaranteed, because it's not. -- Me.

      by grover on Fri Nov 16, 2012 at 11:41:25 AM PST

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      •  Tommy Thompson sure seemed to think so (0+ / 0-)

        when he refused to release his tax returns from his lobbyist years. He even made a big deal of how "private sector" he was, even when he should have known that emphasizing his post-gubernatorial years was a horrible idea.

        Male, 22, -4.75/-6.92, born and raised TN-05, now WI-02. "You're damn right we're making a difference!" - Senator-Elect Tammy Baldwin (D-Madison)

        by fearlessfred14 on Fri Nov 16, 2012 at 08:44:21 PM PST

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