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View Diary: Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Once a GOP rising star, Nathan Fletcher joins the Democrats (46 comments)

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    keep an eye on Fletcher.  He's likely to stay embedded in the Dem party for a while, since it is the way the wind blows here in Cali unless you represent one of the wingnut districts.  Fletcher is just 36, clearly ambitious as all hell (as is his wife), and wouldn't be making this announcement when going "private" for a stretch unless he still wants to land back in politics in a major way.  Qualcomm, connected... he'll fit right in with the Corporate Dems like DiFi who still hold major power in the State.

    He's also a California Baptist University boy, so we also need to keep an eye out for him landing in a Dem congressional district some place and turning into a pain in the ass Blue Dog.  Where ever deep in the bowels of Kos Central the list is kept of folks we need to watch out for when they raise their ugly heads, Fletcher's name needs to get added to that list.

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