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NorCalDem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-12-08 07:41 PM
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50. Good!
Stevens should not have been elected solely due to his legal troubles. Republican or Democrat or Independent, he does not deserve to win, period. Yes i would say the same about our own candidates... (note I said legal troubles, not marital transgressions...)
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  -**** BREAKING: Begich OVERTAKES Stevens in AK, now leads by 3 (sic) votes **** thesubstanceofdreams  Nov-12-08 06:50 PM   #0 
  - ah... thank you for the link  fascisthunter   Nov-12-08 06:51 PM   #1 
  - Edit: NOW your link shows him ahead  hnmnf   Nov-12-08 06:51 PM   #2 
  - The tally at the link shows a lower vote count than the OP numbers....  FrenchieCat   Nov-12-08 06:53 PM   #7 
  - The OP has since updated to include the numbers and the better link  hnmnf   Nov-12-08 06:54 PM   #13 
  - Keep refreshing the page, i posted the exact numbers in the op n/t  thesubstanceofdreams   Nov-12-08 06:53 PM   #10 
  - Thanks for the update  BunkerHill24   Nov-12-08 06:51 PM   #3 
  - Good news for Alaskans and for the USA at large! n/t  Cleita   Nov-12-08 06:52 PM   #4 
  - ok  Fluffdaddy   Nov-12-08 06:52 PM   # 
  - wow  maddezmom   Nov-12-08 06:52 PM   #5 
  - Not what your link says  Tinksrival   Nov-12-08 06:52 PM   #6 
  - u may need to refresh  Tiggeroshii   Nov-12-08 06:54 PM   #14 
  - Magic!  Tinksrival   Nov-12-08 07:04 PM   #32 
     - i know right?  Tiggeroshii   Nov-12-08 07:05 PM   #36 
  - No I just went there. The OP is correct.  yellowcanine   Nov-12-08 06:57 PM   #18 
  - sweeeet  Tiggeroshii   Nov-12-08 06:53 PM   #8 
  - Huh? Per your link, Stevens leads Begich by almost a thousand votes: 118,602-117,631.  ClarkUSA   Nov-12-08 06:53 PM   #9 
  - not what I'm reading  d_b   Nov-12-08 06:55 PM   #16 
  - Keep refreshing, page may be slow to update n/t  thesubstanceofdreams   Nov-12-08 06:55 PM   #17 
  - NICE  d_b   Nov-12-08 06:53 PM   #11 
  - THREE, as in uno dos TRES? Holy internet tubes!  yellowcanine   Nov-12-08 06:53 PM   #12 
  - lovely  ccharles000   Nov-12-08 06:54 PM   #15 
  - Doesn't the Senate winner need 50% plus one vote to win?  BrotherBuzz   Nov-12-08 06:57 PM   #19 
  - Nope, not in Alaska  thesubstanceofdreams   Nov-12-08 06:58 PM   #23 
  - Jeez louise!  BrotherBuzz   Nov-12-08 07:00 PM   #26 
  - That's in Georgia.  Alexander   Nov-12-08 07:00 PM   #27 
  - Alaska: how is this even close?  Uzybone   Nov-12-08 06:58 PM   #20 
  - Alaskans are very loyal.  Blue_In_AK   Nov-12-08 07:00 PM   #25 
  - Because Alaska is a state where corruption is rewarded  GrizzlyMan   Nov-12-08 07:24 PM   #46 
  - Stevens is like a Founding Father of Alaska.  Alexander   Nov-13-08 01:46 PM   #63 
  - woo HOO!!!  CatWoman   Nov-12-08 06:58 PM   #21 
  - This is very good news...  Blue_In_AK   Nov-12-08 06:58 PM   #22 
  - Now that's a change I can Believe in!!!  SeeHopeWin   Nov-12-08 06:58 PM   #24 
  - AnchorageDaily News:Latest tally: Begich leads Stevens by 3 votes  cal04   Nov-12-08 07:02 PM   #28 
  - Yell this one in people's faces when they bitch about it all not counting.  roguevalley   Nov-12-08 07:17 PM   #41 
  - just reported this on Countdown!!  CatWoman   Nov-12-08 07:03 PM   #29 
  - just saw it!  FLDem5   Nov-12-08 07:03 PM   # 
  - Please let this be true  catgirl   Nov-12-08 07:03 PM   #30 
  - ## PLEASE DONATE TO DEMOCRATIC UNDERGROUND! ##  DU GrovelBot   Nov-12-08 07:03 PM   #31 
  - Diebold maybe? I bet our guy has more votes than recorded!  goclark   Nov-12-08 07:04 PM   #33 
  - It's Diebold doing the counting  riqster   Nov-12-08 07:16 PM   #39 
  - that's absolutely true, goclark. diebold strikes again  roguevalley   Nov-12-08 07:18 PM   #42 
  - LOL 1. 2..3... Wheeee!  proud patriot   Nov-12-08 07:04 PM   #34 
  - Note that Tawd Palin's Alaska Independence Party is third with almost 11,000 votes.  yellowcanine   Nov-12-08 07:04 PM   #35 
  - Barbie's not gonna like that  BeyondGeography   Nov-12-08 07:48 PM   #54 
  - Hey Blue_In_AK! Kudos to you and your state!  XOKCowboy   Nov-12-08 07:08 PM   #37 
  - Yep, CNN has it too! Can we get 60?  usregimechange   Nov-12-08 07:10 PM   #38 
  - 1 down, 2 to go.... nt  Blasphemer   Nov-12-08 07:26 PM   #48 
  - Go Begich! Every vote counts!  political_Dem   Nov-12-08 07:17 PM   #40 
  - Now this is awesome news!  onefreespiritedchick   Nov-12-08 07:19 PM   #43 
  - I thought I read that Nate Silver is predicting Begich could win by a slight margin. nt  CADEMOCRAT7   Nov-12-08 07:21 PM   #44 
  - Awesome. I am keeping my fingers crossed.  Lucky 13   Nov-12-08 07:22 PM   #45 
  - WOW. GO BEGICH GO!  TheDonkey   Nov-12-08 07:25 PM   #47 
  - Y'know, if R idiots & crooks control'd AK, I might be gettin suspicious about th'count takin so long  struggle4progress   Nov-12-08 07:28 PM   #49 
  - Good!  Bush in Berkeley   Nov-12-08 07:41 PM   #50 
  - GoBegich!  Katzenkavalier   Nov-12-08 07:45 PM   #51 
  - So much for the Palin in the Senate talk n/t  blitzen   Nov-12-08 07:47 PM   #52 
  - Oh she'll make sure Stevens wins  GrizzlyMan   Nov-12-08 07:48 PM   #53 
     - Shoot me now. You doom & gloomers never quit.  BlooInBloo   Nov-12-08 07:52 PM   #56 
        - Oh, you're right. Alaskan politics isn't rife with corruption  GrizzlyMan   Nov-12-08 07:57 PM   #58 
           - Kindly point out to me when Stevens wins. Thanks.  BlooInBloo   Nov-13-08 02:16 AM   #60 
  - WOOHOOOO!!  mvd   Nov-12-08 07:50 PM   #55 
  - Woohoo!!! Send that convict packing Alaska  ShadowLiberal   Nov-12-08 07:55 PM   #57 
  - This freakin makes my day, or night. Whatever. Kick the bum out Alaska!!!  Jennicut   Nov-12-08 08:35 PM   #59 
  - lead is now 814 votes 10:30am PST  noiretblu   Nov-13-08 12:29 PM   #61 
  - 900 vote lead  Johnny2X2X   Nov-13-08 01:41 PM   #62 
  - Good! Now Stevens won't have the complication of a "job" when he heads off to jail.  JBoy   Nov-13-08 01:48 PM   #64 
 

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