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  •  I agree with your assessment of Hagan's ... (1+ / 0-)
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    ... probably reasoning; and yes, her seat will be hard to defend.  On the other hand, part of the responsibilities of being an elected representative should be, though often isn't, leadership.  And I think part of leadership is educating your constituents on all aspects of a piece of legislation so that they can make informed decisions.  Just assuming that the people you represent have already made up their minds, and that settles it, isn't leadership; especially when you know the legislation is in the best interests of all the people.

    But yes, she knows she has a tough road to reelection, and we know that she is much better than any Republican, and we also know that nationally we will be in a tough fight to hold a majority in the Senate.

    Our state appears to be sliding toward the right at an alarming rate.  We need Democratic leaders to step up and lead.

    Love one another

    by davehouck on Thu Mar 07, 2013 at 10:04:55 AM PST

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