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View Diary: Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Elizabeth Colbert Busch widens lead over Mark Sanford (47 comments)

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  •  Yep - and the candidates were of dubious (2+ / 0-)
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    fenway49, dopper0189

    quality.  A few state legislators who were thought to be serious contenders fell on their faces on the larger stage.  Teddy Turner ran a strong campaign finishing 4th out of 16.  He would be sailing (no pun intended) to victory if he were the nominee.  But, despite Teddy's pretending to be more conservative than he is and his distancing himself from his already-estranged father, he couldn't get quite make it to a runoff where he may well have beat Sanford.  Instead, Sanford drew a Christian Coalitioner who was dead on arrival in a district where "Keep my taxes low, but let the good time roll" is the mantra of a significant majority of Republicans (and non-Republicans for that matter)...

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