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  •  I don't think anyone seriously believes (0+ / 0-)

    that Russ Carnahan could beat Nixon in a primary. No doubt there are other Carnahans who would give him a real race, though.

    Ok, so I read the polls.

    by andgarden on Tue May 03, 2011 at 06:41:35 AM PDT

    •  Carnahans (0+ / 0-)

      I'm curious, what is the basis for this family's (seeming) electoral potency?

      •  Father Mel (0+ / 0-)

        Was a major statewide figure - governor for two terms, then tragically died in a plane crash while running for Senate in 2000. Was elected posthumously. The name still carries a lot of weight.

        Political Director, Daily Kos

        by David Nir on Tue May 03, 2011 at 07:05:35 AM PDT

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