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  •  But you do have to have someone who will run. (4+ / 0-)
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    It's probably not so easy if you are in deep red country. There's always some yahoo that will run to get their name in the paper, but obviously, you want real candidates who won't embarrass the party. My hope is that the recent self-inflicted wounds to the Republican brand continue to bleed enough to encourage some good candidates to come forward in time for 2014. Not much time left, so I hope we have a flood of candidates plunging in.

    Just another underemployed IT professional computer geek.

    by RhodeIslandAspie on Wed Nov 06, 2013 at 08:01:28 AM PST

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    •  That is a significant consideration... (0+ / 0-)

      And believe me, there are some districts that are so very, very red they're damn near purple.  But one of those uncontested districts was Thom Tillis' district in Mecklenberg County (Charlotte).  I refuse to believe that the NCDP couldn't find a single credible Democrat to challenge the ALEC Poster Boy.  You might have trouble finding qualified candidates in places like Pender or Duplin or Bladen or Caldwell, but there's no excuse to leave a seat in Mecklenberg or Wake unchallenged.

      I'll believe corporations are people when one comes home from Afghanistan in a body bag.

      by mojo11 on Wed Nov 06, 2013 at 11:02:29 AM PST

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