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  •  That seems to be what a lot of people are saying, (1+ / 0-)
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    but he's currently a freshman, and there are a ton of SC GOPers with more seniority and who value their ambitions more than they do the symbolism of the only AA Senator being a conservative GOPer.

    Unapologetic Obama supporter.

    by Red Sox on Thu Dec 06, 2012 at 08:02:26 AM PST

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    •  Then they can run in the primary. (1+ / 0-)
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      You don't fight the fights you can win. You fight the fights that need fighting. -President Andrew Sheppard (D-Wisconsin)

      by Gpack3 on Thu Dec 06, 2012 at 08:15:40 AM PST

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      •  Sounds like a win-win. (0+ / 0-)

        Get a loon out of the House and put him in the Senate where he will have next to no influence.  Like a potted plant or a marble column, he's good for a photo backdrop.  Then let all hell break loose in the primary for the open seat.  What's the chance a black loon will win over a white loon in SC?

        "Some folks rob you with a six-gun, some rob you with a fountain pen." - Woody Guthrie

        by Involuntary Exile on Thu Dec 06, 2012 at 08:25:42 AM PST

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