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LiberalFighter Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jun-10-10 09:44 AM
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5. Primaries are probably required in every state for federal offices.
Most likely, it is when there is an open spot in a primary that the party can then select a candidate.
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  -Uh Oh. Clyburn: Greene may be GOP plant (SC Senate Dem Nominee) Perky  Jun-10-10 09:32 AM   #0 
  - I could be wrong, but I thought that parties can basically do anything they want  Phoebe Loosinhouse   Jun-10-10 09:37 AM   #1 
  - Primaries are probably required in every state for federal offices.  LiberalFighter   Jun-10-10 09:44 AM   #5 
  - No, they must adhere to state and federal laws  Freddie Stubbs   Jun-10-10 10:02 AM   #12 
  - most likely  benddem   Jun-10-10 10:33 AM   #15 
  - Is there any way for Tim Kaine to remove him?  Clintonista2   Jun-10-10 09:38 AM   #2 
  - DNC has no authority to remove any candidate. That is determined by state laws.  LiberalFighter   Jun-10-10 09:44 AM   #6 
  - Are there Open Primaries in SC?  Mz Pip   Jun-10-10 09:38 AM   #3 
  - South Carolina primaries  Catbird   Jun-10-10 09:52 AM   #8 
     - CA just passed an open primary initiative  Mz Pip   Jun-10-10 09:57 AM   #10 
  - This is a bit tinfoil hat-ish  Tarc   Jun-10-10 09:40 AM   #4 
  - If that is the case then DeMint must be scared to lose.  LiberalFighter   Jun-10-10 09:45 AM   #7 
     - Not necessarily  Freddie Stubbs   Jun-10-10 10:07 AM   #13 
  - The South Carolina Democratic Party should replace Greene  kaiden   Jun-10-10 09:52 AM   #9 
  - The fact that an a young, unemployed guy has $10,000 to blow on the filing fee is suspicious  Freddie Stubbs   Jun-10-10 10:01 AM   #11 
  - I thought the two running against Reid here in Nevada  newspeak   Jun-10-10 10:11 AM   #14 
  - Creepy  HughMoran   Jun-10-10 10:34 AM   #16 
  - This is reminiscent of the Scott Lee Cohen win in the IL primary  frazzled   Jun-10-10 10:35 AM   #17 
  - You have to pay $10,000 filing fee to run for US Senate in SC?  WI_DEM   Jun-10-10 10:41 AM   #18 
  - Oooh o0h ooohh I just thought of who could replace Greene  Perky   Jun-10-10 11:06 AM   #19 

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