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  •  How did that 2010 blue dog thing go (1+ / 0-)
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    In a democracy dissent is an act of faith. Like medicine, the test of its value is not in its taste, but in its effects. J. William Fulbright

    by crescentdave on Tue Dec 07, 2010 at 06:29:08 PM PST

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      You've put your finger on it. The Blue Dogs who bit the bullet for the president on healthcare and cap-and-trade, like all those Virginia and Ohio congressmen, were wiped out. The ones who broke with the president on these issues, like Heath Shuler, survived.

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