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  •  Has Kate Brown ever dated a woman while (1+ / 0-)
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    being an elected official?  This is why I don't think she's as comparable nor much of a basis for for other statewide LGBT candidacies.  Good for her and her accomplishment, but she's married to a man and I doubt undecided voters that mattered knew about much about her or her bisexuality.  It was Oregon in 2008, of course she won.

    National religious-political interest groups know the Tammy Baldwin, but Kate Brown, doubtful.

    •  She is the highest ranking elected LGBT, I think (0+ / 0-)

      don't know her personal life. FWIW, she's also from what's perhaps the most liberal part of the city of Portland (Sellwood).

      Sure, the comparison is flawed. Nevertheless, I think it's the best one available.

      Nevertheless, I'd prefer someone else, as it's important to keep the Senate especially with the potential retirements coming up on the Supremes.

      "I hope; therefore, I can live."
      For SSP users, see my Tips for Swingnuts diary

      by tietack on Fri May 13, 2011 at 02:02:15 PM PDT

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