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RamboLiberal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-26-09 11:02 AM
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31. Sestak or Altmire would be good candidates IMHO
Either I think could beat Toomey or another wingnut in GE. Might not beat Specter. And if Specter splits the moderate/independent/Dem vote by running as a independent in a 3-way race we could get Toomey or another wingnut in a close election.
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  -Specter trails in Senate race(Repub Primary), poll says RamboLiberal  Mar-25-09 11:18 AM   #0 
  - Good  lsewpershad   Mar-25-09 11:20 AM   #1 
  - That won't happen.  wisteria   Mar-25-09 11:45 AM   #8 
     - Why do you say that?  Winterblues   Mar-26-09 12:08 PM   #32 
  - Running polls and clamoring about an election that's 20 months away, is a total waste of  sinkingfeeling   Mar-25-09 11:21 AM   #2 
  - Not true when an incumbent polls this poorly.. It shows that he is extremely vulnerable.  MadBadger   Mar-25-09 11:23 AM   #4 
     - Quinpac polls are highly manipulative.  wisteria   Mar-25-09 11:53 AM   #11 
     - They only polled repukes because this is a Repuke primary poll  MadBadger   Mar-25-09 11:58 AM   #14 
     - You are speaking of a Specter/Democrat race - the poll of a Specter/ Toomey PRIMARY  karynnj   Mar-26-09 08:43 AM   #23 
     - But a lot can happen in the next year  blue_onyx   Mar-25-09 12:36 PM   #15 
  - OK fine, but who is our candidate?  bluestateguy   Mar-25-09 11:22 AM   #3 
  - Joe Hoeffel ran against Specter in 2004  Lasher   Mar-25-09 11:31 AM   #7 
  - This is a state that rejected Rick Santorum by 19 points  LynneSin   Mar-25-09 12:55 PM   #17 
  - i don't share your optimism.  PittPoliSci   Mar-26-09 01:00 AM   #20 
  - That's not about Specter - we'll probably lose slightly if it's Specter vs. any democrat  LynneSin   Mar-26-09 09:49 AM   #25 
  - Or Specter loses and runs as an independent  karynnj   Mar-26-09 08:45 AM   #24 
     - That's a really really tough call there  LynneSin   Mar-26-09 09:54 AM   #26 
        - I definately agree with you  karynnj   Mar-26-09 10:07 AM   #27 
           - Rick Santorum got 41% of the vote in his loss in 2006  LynneSin   Mar-26-09 10:26 AM   #28 
              - thanks for this analysis  karynnj   Mar-26-09 10:33 AM   #30 
  - Lose Dodd? Is CT Going Totally Red Now?  AndyTiedye   Mar-25-09 01:07 PM   #18 
  - This bodes well for the Dem challenger  dropkickpa   Mar-25-09 11:27 AM   #5 
  - One thing that scares me as a PA resident  RamboLiberal   Mar-25-09 11:31 AM   #6 
     - As a PA resident myself, I can't see old Pa voting for a new Dem.  wisteria   Mar-25-09 11:49 AM   #9 
     - Or dawg forbid flip-flop back to dem *blarg*  dropkickpa   Mar-25-09 11:52 AM   #10 
        - Rendell will not run for the Senate. He isn't senate material anyway.  wisteria   Mar-25-09 11:56 AM   #13 
  - Toomey hasn't even made up his mind to run yet.  wisteria   Mar-25-09 11:54 AM   #12 
  - He's against EFCA, so we sink the motherfucker and let the...........  pattmarty   Mar-25-09 12:48 PM   #16 
  - A "liberal" won't pick up this seat. Casey is a Democrat, but he's no "liberal".  Tarheel_Dem   Mar-25-09 11:19 PM   #19 
     - Casey's no liberal but...  PittPoliSci   Mar-26-09 01:01 AM   #21 
     - Against a Republican wingnut? Yes, PA can vote in a liberal Dem  Oak2004   Mar-26-09 10:29 AM   #29 
     - You're kidding me right? Casey is no liberal. Pul-lease - read his damn voting record  LynneSin   Mar-26-09 01:04 PM   #34 
  - What about Sestak?  Joe Bacon   Mar-26-09 02:00 AM   #22 
  - Sestak or Altmire would be good candidates IMHO  RamboLiberal   Mar-26-09 11:02 AM   #31 
     - The only thing that concerns me about Altmire is we could lose his district  LynneSin   Mar-26-09 12:20 PM   #33 
  - Specter trying to gauge interest in an 'open' primary election  RamboLiberal   Mar-26-09 01:24 PM   #35 
  - Specter in PA, and Burr in NC (go Roy Cooper)  Supersedeas   Mar-26-09 05:04 PM   #36 
  - An easy-peasy solution to republican politics...  BlueIdaho   Mar-26-09 05:07 PM   #37 

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