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  •  Defeating the "Sickening Six" (0+ / 0-)

    The six freshman GOP governors up for re-election in 2014 all present decent targets for the Dems, and I've been trying to keep track of all the names being floated as potential challengers by the "Great Mentioner". Here's what I've got so far, please reply and add any names that I missed.

    Ohio: Gov. John Kasich
    --Fmr. Rep. Betty Sutton
    --Rep. Tim Ryan
    --Fmr. AG Richard Cordray
    --Cuyahoga County Exec Ed Fitzgerald
    --Ex-Sec of State Jennifer Brunner

    Pennsylvania: Gov. Tom Corbett
    --Treasurer Rob McCord
    --Fmr. Rep. Joe Sestak
    --Rep. Allyson Schwartz
    --Fmr. PA EPA Administrator John Hanger
    --Phillie Mayor Michael Nutter

    Florida: Gov. Rick "Area 51" Scott
    --Fmr. CFO Alex Sink
    --Fmr. Gov. Charlie Crist
    --State Senate Minority Leader Nan Rich
    --Fmr. Rep. Kendrick Meek

    Maine: Gov. Paul LePage
    --Fmr. State House Speaker Hannah Pingree
    -- Secretary of State Matt Dunlop
    --Fmr. State Senator Cynthia Dill
    --AG Janet Mills
    --Rep. Chellie Pingree
    --Rep. Mike Michaud

    Wisconsin: Gov. Scott Walker
    --State House Minority Leader Peter Barca
    --Fmr. US Senator Russ Feingold
    --Fmr. State Senator Jessica King
    --Fmr. County Executive Kathy Falk
    --Union Leader/2012 LG Candidate Mahlon Mitchell

    Michigan: Gov. Rick Snyder
    --Rep. Gary Peters
    --Fmr. Rep. Mark Schauer
    --State Senate Majority Leader Gretchen Whitmer
    --Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero

    Is there anyone that I missed, or that you would like to see run?

    Student, Proud Progressive, Science Nerd, and Skeptic. Born and raised in CT-03. "Teach a man to reason, and he'll think for a lifetime."--Phil Plait

    by betelgeux on Tue Jan 15, 2013 at 02:38:19 PM PST

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