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  •  His hometown did (1+ / 0-)
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    but his district must have gone GOP.

    If I ran this circus, things would be DIFFERENT!

    by CwV on Fri Mar 15, 2013 at 06:34:53 AM PDT

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      CwV, Puddytat

      He's pretty well gerrymandered in there. See puddytat's diaries on WI redistricting.

      Also, sigh.

      It is better to be making the news than taking it; to be an actor rather than a critic. - WSC

      by Solarian on Fri Mar 15, 2013 at 08:25:00 AM PDT

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    •  Sort of a weird district (2+ / 0-)
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      Ryan's district includes old industrial cities with high unemployment, like Kenosha, Racine, and Janesville. But it also includes lots of big Chicago money in Walworth County. A fair number of Ryan's constituents have stronger to ties to Chicago than to Wisconsin, and by Chicago I mean the ultra-rich exurbs, not the city itself. And these people vote their pocketbook. If we put in a grandfather clause, saying that only people whose grandfather was born in Wisconsin could vote, it'd be goodbye Paul Ryan in the blink of an eye.

      The Bush Family: 0 for 4 in Wisconsin

      by Korkenzieher on Fri Mar 15, 2013 at 10:39:21 AM PDT

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