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  •  Also surprised. Quigley is my ... (2+ / 0-)
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    congress critter. He's very quiet but has been in a place I'm very comfortable with on most every issue I've followed. And I don't consider myself a mushy liberal. So it makes me wonder. I'm not saying I haven't missed something.

    I really must find a good sig line!

    by Rileycat on Mon Aug 26, 2013 at 01:20:46 PM PDT

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    •  Quigley also seems exceptionally connected (1+ / 0-)
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      to his constituents (I'm down here in the 11th) and does just incredible work for other Dems. He and some of his staff actually showed up the weekend before the election to stomp for us.

      “It has to have fire, or I won’t do it” – Angeles Arrien from Get Real! Wise Women Speak

      by CoyoteMarti on Mon Aug 26, 2013 at 03:54:56 PM PDT

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      In general Quigley has been liberal to progressive on social issues and the wars, but moderate conservative to conservative on economic issues.  

      Given the current economic decline that even middle class people face, progressives need to be progressives on economic issues such as protect social security and medicare, progressive income tax, state development banks, reinstate the Glass Steagal act and such.


      Bill Bianchi

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