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  •  Glad to see Barney Frank get a lot of love. (3+ / 0-)
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    immigradvocate, sobermom, JBraden

    Would be thrilled to have him as my Senator.   (I wouldn't mind O'Donnell either).

    Washington and Colorado said that you've got to legalize it. Hope the DOJ respects that.

    by pistolSO on Wed Jan 09, 2013 at 03:21:50 PM PST

    •  Barney will help Ed Markey win the election too. (1+ / 0-)
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      Especially against Scott Brown in the general election.
      Two great Congressmen that would hit the ground running when they get to the Senate..

      •  I get the impression that Markey does not want (1+ / 0-)
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        Frank to be the interim Senator. Markey should be able to tell Deval that X interim is who he wants. Deval should appointment the person Markey wants.

        How would Frank help Markey win?

        Stephen Lynch, my former Rep., was redistricted. Markey is my new Rep.

        Lynch is a blue dog that wants to run. He needs to be told that he should not run. I hope the next election will have a strong opponent running.

        2012-2016 President Obama, Vice President Biden, Senator Warren. For a LIFETIME, federal judges. Get the filibuster changed. Steamroll.

        by CuriousBoston on Wed Jan 09, 2013 at 04:52:11 PM PST

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        •  No Lynch, No Meehan (2+ / 0-)
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          CuriousBoston, immigradvocate

          I'm in total agreement with that.  I am from Massachusetts also.  I don't think it is up to Markey, who I really like, to say who gets to be interim and who doesn't.  

          For all those whose cares have been our concern, the work goes on, the cause endures, the hope still lives, and the dream shall never die--Ted Kennedy

          by sobermom on Wed Jan 09, 2013 at 05:14:40 PM PST

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