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  •  Both my state rep and senator support (8+ / 0-)

    marriage equality, but I'll be sending in my emails again to make a point.

    I'm looking forward to my home state (Illinois) joining the rest of the civilized world, just as my birth state (Iowa) did a couple of years ago.

    •  Illinois is my home state but Indiana is my (1+ / 0-)
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      Scott Wooledge

      current one and it is about to go through its own dark ages with Mike Pence as governor and a super majority GOP in both houses.  When I first moved here it was pretty balanced at the state level.  That was until ALEC became the funds provider for state and local elections.

      I hope to be able to be here on the ground explaining to people what went wrong and why as things go to the extreme right.  Maybe they will swing the pendulum back in 2014 and maybe this will give this state time to recruit some really good Dem candidates for offices.

    •  Never take it for granted. (0+ / 0-)

      It's very important that you do that.  Especially for a controversial social issue like this.

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