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garybeck Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-27-07 01:10 PM
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Louisiana Treasurer Switches to GOP, Could Tilt US Senate
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Louisiana Treasurer Switches To GOP May Potentially Run For Senate

By Eric Kleefeld - August 27, 2007, 1:25PM

In a move that could throw a shadow over growing Dem optimism about making gains in the Senate in 2008, Louisiana Treasurer John N. Kennedy announced today that he is switching from the Democrats over to the Republican Party a change widely seen as being a preliminary move towards challenging Democratic Senator Mary Landrieu.

http://tpmelectioncentral.com/2007/08/louisiana_treasur...
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  -Louisiana Treasurer Switches to GOP, Could Tilt US Senate garybeck  Aug-27-07 01:10 PM   #0 
  - On an optimistic note for Dems  BOSSHOG   Aug-27-07 01:13 PM   #1 
  - She has been elected twice in a red state  Freddie Stubbs   Aug-27-07 01:24 PM   #9 
  - Buzzkill  leveymg   Aug-27-07 01:13 PM   #2 
  - See why ANY Democratic pickup in the Senate is important, even if it's someone you don't like?  kenny blankenship   Aug-27-07 01:14 PM   #3 
  - I'll take Bob Kerrey over Hagel any day.  David__77   Aug-27-07 01:23 PM   #8 
  - "refusing to pass significant legislation"  NYC Liberal   Aug-27-07 01:45 PM   #11 
  - not sure what her approval ratings are right now  ccpup   Aug-27-07 01:15 PM   #4 
  - How many Republic party seats are up in 08?  realpolitik   Aug-27-07 01:18 PM   #5 
  - Well, I have to laugh because I think..  ananda   Aug-27-07 01:22 PM   #6 
  - was she one of th 14 that voted to legalize wiretapping?  garybeck   Aug-27-07 01:43 PM   #10 
  - I had a feeling about this  funkybutt   Aug-27-07 01:22 PM   #7 
  - Well we know he is nuts and crooked  Bitwit1234   Aug-27-07 01:59 PM   #12 
  - In this day, with such  vpilot   Aug-27-07 02:21 PM   #13 
  - it's because the Democratic party has some of that disease too.  garybeck   Aug-28-07 09:42 AM   #14 
  - I'm suddenly very optimistic we will be picking up at least one seat  IDemo   Aug-28-07 09:50 AM   #15 
  - Whatever.. she acts more like a republican anyway.  notadmblnd   Aug-28-07 09:54 AM   #16 
  - She'll win again  KingFlorez   Aug-28-07 10:17 AM   #17 
 

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