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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.

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

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