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rpannier Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-01-07 07:08 PM
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12. I'm not sold on Obama yet
Has he ever been involved in a hard contested campaign?
He won his Senate against Alan Keyes in a year when my cat could have been elected as the US Senator in Illinois (provided she ran as a Democrat)
I'll be interested to see how cool he is under fire over the next year.

on note: I am registered in Illinois and I voted for Obama for Senate.
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  -If it comes down to these two, who do you think has a better chance of winning the Presidency? Onlooker  Apr-01-07 06:24 PM   #0 
  - Problem is...  booley   Apr-01-07 06:27 PM   #1 
  - Hate to say it but  depakid   Apr-01-07 06:31 PM   #3 
  - maybe that's the plan  Lerkfish   Apr-01-07 06:33 PM   #6 
  - Good point  tbyg52   Apr-01-07 06:39 PM   #8 
  - I've thought the same thing.  DemBones DemBones   Apr-01-07 09:19 PM   #31 
     - since 2000.  alyce douglas   Apr-02-07 07:11 AM   #62 
  - Agreed. nt  DemBones DemBones   Apr-01-07 08:54 PM   #23 
  - yep, totally because of the media hype.  kath   Apr-01-07 07:08 PM   #13 
  - Sadly I don't think either is the winner we need  RedCappedBandit   Apr-01-07 06:30 PM   #2 
  - Hillary  Annces   Apr-01-07 06:33 PM   #4 
  - I think it will come down to Hillary and Edwards, provided there is no crisis w/Elizabeth. nt  laugle   Apr-01-07 09:28 PM   #34 
  - I voted for Obama  tbyg52   Apr-01-07 06:33 PM   #5 
  - I'd take either one over anybody the repukes are running...n/t  Virginia Dare   Apr-01-07 06:34 PM   #7 
  - Could be Rudy and Judy Guliani  liberal N proud   Apr-01-07 06:40 PM   #9 
  - I don't think it will come down to those two. nt  bemildred   Apr-01-07 06:41 PM   #10 
  - You may very well be right. It is not hard to construct a scenario  pampango   Apr-02-07 07:06 AM   #59 
  - I think it will come down to those two, unless Edwards wins Iowa  wienerdoggie   Apr-01-07 06:44 PM   #11 
  - I'm not sold on Obama yet  rpannier   Apr-01-07 07:08 PM   #12 
  - I'm not sold on Hillary  Katzenkavalier   Apr-01-07 08:54 PM   #22 
     - For me it's not a matter of that  rpannier   Apr-02-07 06:40 AM   #58 
  - Other  Wwagsthedog   Apr-01-07 07:09 PM   #14 
  - Both will not.  Neshanic   Apr-01-07 08:15 PM   #15 
  - Neither. n/t  AshevilleGuy   Apr-01-07 08:19 PM   #16 
  - Hillary has a slightly better chance but neither would win the office.  MrSlayer   Apr-01-07 08:43 PM   #17 
  - I'm with you. Gore all the way! nt  kiteinthewind   Apr-02-07 10:59 AM   #65 
  - No question it's Obama. I have staunch Republican friends who like him  Quixote1818   Apr-01-07 08:47 PM   #18 
  - I am curious as to why your republican friends like him  Perky   Apr-01-07 08:59 PM   #28 
  - They like him for A, B, and D (I think)  Katzenkavalier   Apr-01-07 09:01 PM   #29 
  - I have a co-worker who is pro-war, listens to Rush Limbaugh  Quixote1818   Apr-01-07 09:26 PM   #33 
  - Could it be they think repubs could beat  laugle   Apr-01-07 09:31 PM   #36 
     - Nah... they know they can beat Hillary  Katzenkavalier   Apr-01-07 09:32 PM   #37 
     - You crack me up.....you're a die-hard.......  laugle   Apr-01-07 09:59 PM   #48 
     - No, this guy is a straight shooter type.  Quixote1818   Apr-01-07 09:34 PM   #38 
        - My husband, who has been a Republican and is now an Indy, likes  wienerdoggie   Apr-01-07 09:51 PM   #42 
        - I agree he is likeable,  laugle   Apr-01-07 09:57 PM   #45 
           - Too much experience can taint someone  Quixote1818   Apr-01-07 10:00 PM   #49 
              - I would agree with you in another time, but  laugle   Apr-01-07 10:16 PM   #51 
  - What's up with the hostility towards Obama?  MN ChimpH8R   Apr-01-07 08:50 PM   #19 
  - I think most on DU like him  Quixote1818   Apr-01-07 08:51 PM   #20 
  - Hillary...never  Raine   Apr-01-07 08:53 PM   #21 
  - I don't know anyone who likes Hillary  Quixote1818   Apr-01-07 08:55 PM   #26 
  - Obama will be our next president  Katzenkavalier   Apr-01-07 08:55 PM   #24 
  - Al Gore  AtomicKitten   Apr-01-07 08:55 PM   #25 
  - Is he running?  Katzenkavalier   Apr-01-07 08:56 PM   #27 
  - My 70 year old mother has her heart set on one of the two of them ...  etherealtruth   Apr-01-07 09:01 PM   #30 
  - Sounds like you have a very smart mother!  laugle   Apr-01-07 09:34 PM   #39 
  - Al Gore or Wesley Clark, maybe Edwards  adigal   Apr-01-07 09:24 PM   #32 
  - White trumps male in America - only an idiot or a liar would say different.  BlooInBloo   Apr-01-07 09:29 PM   #35 
  - One is divisive, the other is Obama (nt)  ih8thegop   Apr-01-07 09:35 PM   #40 
  - a black man elected prez in this country? sure  natrat   Apr-01-07 09:47 PM   #41 
  - I'm guessing that's sarcasm. But how do you explain that he beats  wienerdoggie   Apr-01-07 09:54 PM   #43 
  - Gee - I don't know - there's certainly no history of white people speaking nice...  BlooInBloo   Apr-01-07 09:58 PM   #46 
     - He made it to the Senate. There are black congressmen/women,  wienerdoggie   Apr-01-07 10:32 PM   #53 
        - ROFLMAO!  BlooInBloo   Apr-01-07 10:38 PM   #55 
  - So no black person should try to run and  Katzenkavalier   Apr-01-07 09:56 PM   #44 
     - Um, the person only answered the OP. All else is you making shit up.  BlooInBloo   Apr-01-07 09:59 PM   #47 
     - Have you considered  laugle   Apr-01-07 10:28 PM   #52 
        - thtats the point--it should be talked about  natrat   Apr-02-07 10:56 AM   #64 
  - neither will, and we are doomed to lose if either one is our candidate.  QuestionAll   Apr-01-07 10:02 PM   #50 
  - either one would win  MonkeyFunk   Apr-01-07 10:34 PM   #54 
  - Boo!  Southpawkicker   Apr-01-07 11:44 PM   #56 
  - What if Obama signs on as Veep after Hillary wins the nomination?  krispos42   Apr-02-07 12:13 AM   #57 
  - I think Hillary would win easily.  robcon   Apr-02-07 07:09 AM   #60 
  - as much as I like Obama, I would like to see him as President  alyce douglas   Apr-02-07 07:09 AM   #61 
  - Definitely not Hillary. But not Obama, either. So I picked Obama. (nt)  w4rma   Apr-02-07 07:19 AM   #63 
  - I picked Obama, but neither will win IMO. Edwards or Gore for me. n/t  WiseButAngrySara   Apr-02-07 11:00 AM   #66 
 

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