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  •  I'd say focus on the House. I think we have (4+ / 0-)

    a better chance there. Boehner doesn't have complete control over his back-benchers.

    The party of Kennedy is also the party of Eastland. The party of Javits is also the party of Goldwater. Where is our party? Where is the political party that will make it unnecessary to march on Washington?

    by SouthernLiberalinMD on Tue Sep 03, 2013 at 06:13:57 AM PDT

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    •  I agree in terms of who to influence (2+ / 0-)
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      dance you monster, CroneWit

      The members of the House are more likely to change their minds. However if you are trying to generate media attention, confronting/discussing the military intervention with McCain is likely to get more coverage.

      I was planning to call my congressman's office this morning - I will add a note to ask him whether he will be conducting a town hall.

      The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie, deliberate, contrived, and dishonest, but the myth, persistent, persuasive and unrealistic. --John F. Kennedy

      by CenPhx on Tue Sep 03, 2013 at 06:24:27 AM PDT

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      •  That's a good point. People with high-profile (1+ / 0-)
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        Senators can use them to generate publicity. Good thought.

        The party of Kennedy is also the party of Eastland. The party of Javits is also the party of Goldwater. Where is our party? Where is the political party that will make it unnecessary to march on Washington?

        by SouthernLiberalinMD on Tue Sep 03, 2013 at 06:42:39 AM PDT

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