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  •  Yes, he's our best shot... (1+ / 0-)
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    ...but is it necessary for our Best Shot to go on record of supporting Chained-CPI?  Is it required to win?  I'd say no.  

    It's not just good policy, it's good politics.  Elderly are majority GOPers.  Use "Defender of Social Security" as a big wedge on that group, and flip MN-06 to blue.  

    •  Since Chained CPI Isn't Required to Win (0+ / 0-)

      it means that Graves sincerely thinks it's good policy and isn't just supporting it to win election.

      "The problem with posting quotes off the Internet is you never know if they're genuine."--Gen. George Washington at the Battle of Gettysburg, February 30, 1908

      by Aspe4 on Thu Mar 28, 2013 at 02:00:54 PM PDT

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      •  The DCCC got involved (1+ / 0-)
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        DCCC Chairman Steve Israel announced today that businessman Jim Graves, congressional candidate in Minnesota’s 6th district, has earned a spot on the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee’s (DCCC) highly competitive Red-to-Blue program. Graves is challenging Tea Party Congresswoman, and failed Presidential candidate, Michele Bachmann.

        Need I say more.

        Some people have short memories

        by lenzy1000 on Thu Mar 28, 2013 at 06:55:45 PM PDT

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    •  People winning districts like this are often (1+ / 0-)
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      genuinely somewhat conservative. It may very well be what he thinks.

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