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  •  just read Jim Cooper's statement (8+ / 0-)

    about opposing Sandy relief.

    um, he knows that NY and NJ aren't part of New England, right? (I know, I know, of all the things wrong with that statement...)

    Living in Kyoto-06 (Japan), voting in RI-01, went to college in IL-01.

    by sapelcovits on Wed Jan 16, 2013 at 04:57:24 PM PST

    •  the fact that no other Dem gave him cover in that (3+ / 0-)
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      vote is very telling. Honestly if Matheson and McIntyre can vote for it there is no reason to vote for.

      "Unfortunately when the Republican party needs to be a big tent party it seems to me we are doing everything we can to become a pup tent party. " — Virginia Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling (R)

      by lordpet8 on Wed Jan 16, 2013 at 08:45:08 PM PST

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      •  I despise Cooper but he seems like Lipinksi in... (1+ / 0-)
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        ...that the local party machine backs him solidly and can scare off intraparty opposition, while local rank-and-file Democrats remain indifferent.

        That Tennessee district is one of the rare few non-VRA seats in the South that is solidly Democratic, and yet we have a guy in there who acts like it's R+10.

        44, male, Indian-American, married and proud father of a girl and 2 boys, Democrat, VA-10

        by DCCyclone on Thu Jan 17, 2013 at 06:30:50 AM PST

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