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  •  I am not all that high on Johnson The Younger (1+ / 0-)
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    James Allen

    Although I can be proven wrong. I want someone that has been elected to something before, and that is SHS

    I am a Tom Rukavina Democrat

    by OGGoldy on Mon Apr 22, 2013 at 06:13:51 PM PDT

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    •  Legacy candidates are great... (2+ / 0-)
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      JBraden, Stephen Wolf the right state.

      Any Bush is great in Texas, and going forward perhaps in Florida.

      Any Kennedy is great in Massachusetts, and to a lesser extent in other Northeastern states.

      But a legacy Democrat in South Dakota ain't all that.  Same goes for Democrats in any red state.  I realize we have an occasional holdover legacy who is still personally strong, like Jim Matheson, but he's the last of his clan to be strong......I wouldn't count on a child of Jim Matheson to win anything outside Salt Lake City proper.

      45, male, Indian-American, married and proud father of a girl and 2 boys, Democrat, VA-10

      by DCCyclone on Mon Apr 22, 2013 at 07:41:07 PM PDT

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      •  Eh (1+ / 0-)
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        Highly dependent on the state AND the candidate. SHS is a legacy candidate herself, although she has some cred actually having her own track record.

        One of the hundred Landrieu clan would all do well here in LA.

        23, Male, LA-02, TX-08 (originally), SSP: sschmi4

        by Stephen Schmitz on Mon Apr 22, 2013 at 09:11:46 PM PDT

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      •  Well (0+ / 0-)

        Except the Landrieus in Louisiana. Those are great legacy candidates.

        23 Burkean Post Modern Gay Democrat; NM-2 (Raised), TX-20 (B.A. & M.A. in Political Science), TX-17 (Home); 08/12 PVIs

        by wwmiv on Tue Apr 23, 2013 at 01:55:58 AM PDT

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