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greeneyedboy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jan-22-09 08:53 PM
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43. I bet she'd move left after escaping her conservative district.
Just as I hope Daschle won't be as lame on reproductive freedom vs. forced birth issues once he's out of the South Dakota retro vortex, I hope and trust Gillibrand, if appointed, would learn quickly to represent ALL the Democrats of New York.

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  -Blue Dog Dem, with 100% NRA record, picked to replace Hillary cal04  Jan-22-09 07:17 PM   #0 
  - WHY????  Tangerine LaBamba   Jan-22-09 07:18 PM   #1 
  - I would have preferred to take my chances with Caroline.  tekisui   Jan-22-09 07:18 PM   #2 
  - Oh great, a Palinesque Dem representing the Great State of New York.  polichick   Jan-22-09 07:19 PM   #3 
  - not another Sarah Palin!  bambino   Jan-22-09 08:18 PM   #22 
  - She's not a nut job like Sarah + she's a hottie  Blue Dog Dominion   Jan-24-09 03:52 AM   #81 
  - Not in the slightest. Please take the time to read more than the propaganda sheet.  TheWraith   Jan-22-09 08:20 PM   #26 
     - Just commenting on the op - if the others have been invited to Albany too...  polichick   Jan-22-09 08:29 PM   #31 
     - Unlikely. All the buzz says Gillibrand.  TheWraith   Jan-22-09 08:35 PM   #33 
     - I like her gun rights stance  Mojorabbit   Jan-22-09 11:15 PM   #73 
  - Wow, the worst choice possible. So NY gets that over Cuomo because she's a woman?  w4rma   Jan-22-09 07:20 PM   #4 
  - Her politics and geography may have been more of a factor  Freddie Stubbs   Jan-22-09 08:19 PM   #23 
     - Yeah? Well, she's going get a primary challenge from heck in NY. It'll be expensive, too.  w4rma   Jan-22-09 08:29 PM   #30 
        - It may not be that expensive  Freddie Stubbs   Jan-23-09 09:05 AM   #77 
           - Oh, they'll get behind her.  Le Taz Hot   Jan-24-09 05:16 AM   #82 
  - Caroline Kennedy haters have gotten exactly what they deserve  FLAprogressive   Jan-22-09 07:24 PM   #5 
  - No kidding. (Note, I supported Kennedy for this seat. Now, Cuomo.) (nt)  w4rma   Jan-22-09 07:25 PM   #7 
  - YOU SAID IT!  Lex   Jan-22-09 08:10 PM   #17 
  - The choice, as presented, was not between CK and a conservative.  Occam Bandage   Jan-22-09 08:14 PM   #19 
  - She voted to require warrants for FISA taps, and to pull out of Iraq ASAP.  TheWraith   Jan-22-09 08:15 PM   #20 
  - she voted for telecom immunity.....  FLAprogressive   Jan-22-09 08:41 PM   #36 
     - And a lot of Dem senators have voted for worse. nt  TheWraith   Jan-22-09 08:44 PM   #38 
        - doesn't excuse her actions.  FLAprogressive   Jan-22-09 08:50 PM   #41 
           - If we purity test everyone to 100%, everyone loses.  TheWraith   Jan-22-09 08:55 PM   #47 
  - Yeah pretty ironic  Raine   Jan-22-09 08:23 PM   #29 
  - Now now..let's be gracious.  Cha   Jan-22-09 08:54 PM   #45 
  - Why was Cuomo glossed over?  Idealism   Jan-22-09 07:25 PM   #6 
  - It would leave NY with no *elected* officials...  Graybeard   Jan-22-09 07:37 PM   #12 
     - What a half-assed, poorly thought out excuse  Idealism   Jan-22-09 07:43 PM   #14 
        - Cuomo also wants to primary the Governor...  TheWraith   Jan-22-09 08:21 PM   #28 
           - Any ideas if anyone will oppose Paterson from the Democratic caucus?  Idealism   Jan-22-09 10:34 PM   #71 
  - conservative Democrat  NeedleCast   Jan-22-09 07:25 PM   #8 
  - Her district is 60% republican  Ichingcarpenter   Jan-22-09 07:30 PM   #9 
  - Remember: She Got Elected On Negative * Feelings and a Scandalous Opponent  NashVegas   Jan-22-09 08:41 PM   #35 
  - She did win reelection in her district. By 38%.  TheWraith   Jan-22-09 08:57 PM   #48 
  - Actually by only 24% but still pretty convincing  Jim Lane   Jan-22-09 09:05 PM   #53 
  - Wikipedia says 69 to 31. nt  TheWraith   Jan-22-09 09:11 PM   #54 
     - Show me where that error is and I'll fix it.  Jim Lane   Jan-23-09 02:02 PM   #79 
  - I Stand Corrected  NashVegas   Jan-22-09 09:27 PM   #60 
  - Um, she DID win reelection in her own district  Jim Lane   Jan-22-09 09:03 PM   #51 
  - She won reelection with a well-known opponent spending HUGE $$$  Lavender Brown   Jan-22-09 09:25 PM   #57 
  - not after tomorrow...  QuestionAll   Jan-22-09 08:48 PM   #40 
     - her district will probably be absorbed into others in the next redistricting  JoeIsOneOfUs   Jan-22-09 10:16 PM   # 
  - I was so hoping Paterson would tough it out  bottomtheweaver   Jan-22-09 07:36 PM   #10 
  - What was he thinking? What in the hell? n/t  firedupdem   Jan-22-09 07:36 PM   #11 
  - I'm so glad we dodged a bullet with not having one of them Kennedys in there  nichomachus   Jan-22-09 07:38 PM   #13 
  - Not really, Lieberman is a very pro-gun-control Neocon  New Dawn   Jan-22-09 08:54 PM   #46 
     - She's pro-regulation, pro-fair-trade, pro-reform.  TheWraith   Jan-22-09 08:59 PM   #49 
  - I thought Paterson was meeting with all the nominees tomorrow. Has  babylonsister   Jan-22-09 08:08 PM   #15 
  - She was Clinton's choice  WesDem   Jan-22-09 08:09 PM   #16 
  - I absolutely hate this choice. A more conservative voice in the Senate,  Occam Bandage   Jan-22-09 08:13 PM   #18 
  - She has not been picked yet! She is a possibility.  sparosnare   Jan-22-09 08:16 PM   #21 
  - This part of the story hasn't been covered well enough.  polichick   Jan-22-09 08:31 PM   #32 
  - I wanted Gillibrand all along  RB TexLa   Jan-22-09 08:19 PM   #24 
  - "100% NRA record"...  D__S   Jan-22-09 08:19 PM   #25 
  - Check out her record on "On the Issues'  Ichingcarpenter   Jan-22-09 08:20 PM   #27 
  - So... we gonna find out who was behind the orchestrated grumbling campaign against Caroline?  Warren DeMontague   Jan-22-09 08:37 PM   #34 
  - Petterson is doing this I heard for his future political career  Ichingcarpenter   Jan-22-09 08:46 PM   #39 
  - It absolutely does play into things.  TheWraith   Jan-22-09 09:01 PM   #50 
  - DLC  notsodumbhillbilly   Jan-22-09 09:31 PM   #62 
  - Hmm... I'd really hoped Jerrold Nadler would get a shot!  calipendence   Jan-22-09 08:41 PM   #37 
  - All I can say is thank God it is NOT Jerry Nadler  Danmel   Jan-22-09 09:17 PM   #55 
     - That's not really helpful. Isn't there something you could share?  calipendence   Jan-22-09 09:26 PM   #59 
        - He has his own agenda  Danmel   Jan-23-09 05:01 AM   #76 
  - I bet she'd move left after escaping her conservative district.  greeneyedboy   Jan-22-09 08:53 PM   #42 
  - I bet she'd move left after escaping her conservative district.  greeneyedboy   Jan-22-09 08:53 PM   #43 
  - I have to wonder about ANY politician that gets a 100% rating from the NRA. n/t  Shardik   Jan-22-09 08:53 PM   #44 
  - I'd venture to say that since her constituency is about to become far more liberal  Hippo_Tron   Jan-22-09 09:04 PM   #52 
  - So you think she's been lying to her constituents all these years?  w4rma   Jan-22-09 09:24 PM   #56 
     - Like most politicians, yes  Hippo_Tron   Jan-22-09 09:28 PM   #61 
     - She hasn't been nominated yet. Let's give Patterson, and her, chances to rethink their stupidity. nt  w4rma   Jan-22-09 10:13 PM   #68 
     - All these years?  Lavender Brown   Jan-22-09 09:32 PM   #63 
     - Fine. She's been lying to her friends and neighbors in her district all these years? (nt)  w4rma   Jan-22-09 10:11 PM   #67 
     - Maybe she's just been representing them?  FatDave   Jan-22-09 09:51 PM   #65 
        - Fine. She's been lying to her friends and neighbors in her district all these years? (nt)  w4rma   Jan-22-09 10:14 PM   #69 
  - She is supposedly currently representing a super conservative area.  MasonJar   Jan-22-09 09:25 PM   #58 
  - all I need to know is....  unkachuck   Jan-22-09 09:37 PM   #64 
  - Yeah, another one of those regulating, fair-trading, anti-lobbyist evildoers!  TheWraith   Jan-23-09 01:22 AM   #74 
  - When a governor appoints replacements, you never know what you'll get  SoCalDem   Jan-22-09 10:08 PM   #66 
  - Hopefully there will be a primary challenge by someone more progressive.  alarimer   Jan-22-09 10:16 PM   #70 
  - Nice to see another pro-2nd amendment Democrat come out ahead.  aikoaiko   Jan-22-09 10:49 PM   #72 
  - I agree, and I want to see a lot more of them. nt  old mark   Jan-23-09 03:23 AM   #75 
  - Other than not supporting gay marriage, she doesn't look all that bad.  Redneck Socialist   Jan-23-09 09:57 AM   #78 
  - I like her views for the most part  cherish44   Jan-23-09 02:44 PM   #80 

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