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Auntie Bush Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-22-08 01:08 PM
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24. Now that's the best thought of the day.
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  -If either Senator Clinton or Senator Obama get elected president... rateyes  Jan-22-08 12:46 PM   #0 
  - No. Both states have Dem governors.  robbedvoter   Jan-22-08 12:47 PM   #1 
  - Not only that, but both of those Democratic governors are not up for re-election this cycle...  SteppingRazor   Jan-22-08 12:50 PM   #6 
  - Not in Clinton's case. I'd say probably not in Obama's either.  readmoreoften   Jan-22-08 12:48 PM   #2 
  - No chance at all of that happening.  SteppingRazor   Jan-22-08 12:48 PM   #3 
  - What about when elections roll around? nt  rateyes   Jan-22-08 12:49 PM   #5 
     - Even if there was a chance of either being replaced by a Republican, it wouldn't matter...  SteppingRazor   Jan-22-08 12:51 PM   #8 
     - I think Blago will.  Nailzberg   Jan-22-08 12:56 PM   #16 
        - But to another Democrat, not to a Republican.  Occam Bandage   Jan-22-08 01:01 PM   #20 
     - The senator(s) that are appointed would face election in 2010.  ronnykmarshall   Jan-22-08 12:54 PM   #11 
  - The IL Republican party is moribund.  Occam Bandage   Jan-22-08 12:49 PM   #4 
  - Blagojevich could appoint Lisa Madigan to that seat.  terrya   Jan-22-08 12:54 PM   #12 
     - Like you say, I think she has her eyes on Blago's seat.  Occam Bandage   Jan-22-08 01:02 PM   #21 
  - Robert F. Kennedy Junior, son of another 'carpetbagging' New York Senator, is said to  MADem   Jan-22-08 12:50 PM   #7 
  - Well, in the national party,  Occam Bandage   Jan-22-08 12:52 PM   #10 
  - The machine might want Tammy to go to the House first.  MADem   Jan-22-08 12:56 PM   #15 
  - I would think so too, but much as with Obama,  Occam Bandage   Jan-22-08 01:00 PM   #18 
  - How does IL handle legislators and their districts?  MADem   Jan-22-08 01:28 PM   #26 
  - Again, I don't see why Rahm would give up being chair of the Democratic Caucus and the DCCC...  SteppingRazor   Jan-22-08 01:01 PM   #19 
  - I seriously doubt Rahm would give up a powerful position in the House to become a junior senator.  SteppingRazor   Jan-22-08 12:59 PM   #17 
     - Duckworth lost her bid, but narrowly, and in Henry Hyde's district. Keep in mind  Occam Bandage   Jan-22-08 01:06 PM   #23 
  - which is pretty much why RFK Jr. is supporting Hillary Clinton . . . n/t  OneBlueSky   Jan-22-08 12:55 PM   #13 
  - The biggest name among the Ill. reps is, of course, Rahm Emanuel...  SteppingRazor   Jan-22-08 12:55 PM   #14 
  - He just might! The House is several hudred rabidly ardent legislators, and  MADem   Jan-22-08 01:04 PM   #22 
     - Yeah, those are all good points.  SteppingRazor   Jan-22-08 01:14 PM   #25 
  - Now that's the best thought of the day.  Auntie Bush   Jan-22-08 01:08 PM   #24 
     - If HRC gets the nod, she'll be hauling his ass all over the state  MADem   Jan-22-08 01:40 PM   #28 
  - Vacancies in the Senate are filled by the executive of that state.  Nailzberg   Jan-22-08 12:52 PM   #9 
  - In Illinois, a lot of people used just this scenario to convince themselves to...  Gidney N Cloyd   Jan-22-08 01:28 PM   #27 

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