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Mon Jan 28, 2013, 12:31 PM

5 years ago today...


Sen. Barack Obama and Sen. Edward Kennedy participate in a campaign rally in the Bender Arena at American University January 28, 2008 in Washington, DC. Obama received the endorsement of Sen. Kennedy, Rep. Patrick Kennedy and Caroline Kennedy, the daughter of the late President John. F. Kennedy, who announced her support for Obama in a New York Times opinion piece titled A President Like My Father.




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Playinghardball Jan 2013 OP
Laelth Jan 2013 #1
hfojvt Jan 2013 #2
Laelth Jan 2013 #3

Response to Playinghardball (Original post)

Tue Jan 29, 2013, 08:30 AM

1. k&r for the late, great Ted Kennedy.

"The last thing this country needs is two Republican parties." - Ted Kennedy

-Laelth

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Response to Playinghardball (Original post)

Tue Jan 29, 2013, 09:12 AM

2. unfortunately we got very little change

at that time we were hoping that Obama was the non-DLC alternative to Clinton.

it turns out that we were wrong.

I wish Teddy was still alive to thunder his disapproval in the Senate.

Instead he died on 25 August 2009 and there is seemingly no liberal leadership to stop the rightward slide of the Democratic Party.

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Response to hfojvt (Reply #2)

Tue Jan 29, 2013, 12:19 PM

3. +1 n/t

-Laelth

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