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  •  Miller was weird though (2+ / 0-)
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    Stephen Wolf, MichaelNY

    In that he actually governed as a fairly progressive governor. While he had back in the '60s (!) been a Dixiecrat-style conservative Democrat, by the '90s he seemed like a pretty mainstream centrist Southern Democrat. After he got to the Senate though, he abruptly tacked sharply right. By the end of his tenure he was actually attending Republican Caucus meetings, which means that had he still been in the Senate post-2004, he'd probably have officially caucused with them.

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