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Mon Feb 18, 2013, 12:47 PM

Democratic congressional candidate quits because of NRA A rating [View all]

By: David Edwards

A Democratic candidate for Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.s congressional seat in Illinois has dropped out of the race after she faced an onslaught of advertising about her support for the National Rifle Association (NRA).

Illinois state Sen. Toi Hutchinson announced over the weekend that would end her candidacy and endorsed former state Rep. Robin Kelly (D) in an effort to defeat former U.S. Rep. Debbie Halvorson, who has opposed President Barack Obamas effort to ban assault weapons.

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The NRA would like members of Congress to believe that politicians who vote for sensible gun regulations will pay the ultimate price come election time, CREDO super-PAC President Becky Bond said in a statement. But were proving in this race that its the politicians who do the NRAs bidding who will be in trouble when they face the voters.

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This is exactly what needs to start happening. Make candidates and politicians pay a price for showing support for the psychotic NRA.

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