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  •  Thune? (0+ / 0-)

    Get me some of what you're drinking. John Thune is going to run for president in 2016, and he'll run for the Senate at the same time. Don't know if that's one of the states where you can do both, but by the time he runs it certainly will be. There are no vulnerabilities there. Brendan Johnson would be little more than a living sacrifice.

    •  It's not (1+ / 0-)
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      South Dakota changed the law to make that impossible when it looked like Tom Daschle would run. Now it looks like it will backfire on them.

      Barbara Buono for NJ Governor 2013, Terry McAuliffe for VA Governor 2013

      by interstate73 on Mon Apr 22, 2013 at 06:27:37 PM PDT

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      •  That makes me skeptical Thune... (0+ / 0-)

        ...will run for President, unless he's ready to retire as the alternative to the Presidency.  Which, who knows, he might be?'s not unheard of for a Senator to hang it up after a couple terms.

        45, male, Indian-American, married and proud father of a girl and 2 boys, Democrat, VA-10

        by DCCyclone on Mon Apr 22, 2013 at 07:43:47 PM PDT

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        •  If he doesn't gain traction in the 2015 leg (1+ / 0-)
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          James Allen

          of the pre-primary, he could always just withdraw and refile.

          25, Practical Progressive Democrat (-9.38, -8.51), Gay, IN-02 - Defeat Wacky Jackie for 2014!

          by HoosierD42 on Mon Apr 22, 2013 at 11:07:00 PM PDT

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