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flpoljunkie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-19-09 07:24 PM
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63. John Kerry ran for president. That's why his contributions are high, but pale next to Obama's 20 mil
Edited on Sat Dec-19-09 07:26 PM by flpoljunkie
Obama, Barack P IL $20,144,316
McCain, John S AZ $9,027,044
Kerry, John S MA $8,344,060
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  -Jane Hamsher: "who is the Democratic Senator who's taken the most money from the Health Care sector? mcablue  Dec-19-09 03:12 PM   #0 
  - Under the bus, with Coburn's aborted babies  BeyondGeography   Dec-19-09 03:14 PM   #1 
  - A spade is a spade. Kerry voted HIS personal, financial, political interests - not ours.  chimpymustgo   Dec-19-09 03:18 PM   #3 
     - Oh BS. n/t  ProSense   Dec-19-09 03:28 PM   #12 
     - Our Democratic "representatives" are surely full of BS.  chimpymustgo   Dec-19-09 03:42 PM   #19 
        - They can't do anything about idiots.  ProSense   Dec-19-09 03:53 PM   #24 
           - She is not the PROVEN idiot in this thread.  chimpymustgo   Dec-19-09 05:51 PM   #55 
           - You're right.  ProSense   Dec-19-09 06:12 PM   #58 
           - Oh, the patheic ass-kissers.  chimpymustgo   Dec-19-09 08:34 PM   #69 
           - ...  maryinthemorn   Dec-21-09 08:26 AM   #90 
           - unbelievable (nt)  ima_sinnic   Dec-20-09 01:25 PM   #85 
     - John Kerry ran for president. That's why his contributions are high, but pale next to Obama's 20 mil  flpoljunkie   Dec-19-09 07:24 PM   #63 
     - No - he is the ONLY Senator who ran for President  karynnj   Dec-19-09 08:21 PM   #66 
  - Wow - no wonder he spoke out about Dean's position. nt  polichick   Dec-19-09 03:17 PM   #2 
  - Of course, this doesnt surprise me in the least  spiritual_gunfighter   Dec-19-09 03:19 PM   #5 
  - Guess one person responsible for Kerry's high number - Howard Dean  karynnj   Dec-19-09 08:29 PM   #68 
  - I was never crazy about John Kerry.  tblue   Dec-19-09 03:18 PM   #4 
  - John Kerry claims he fought hard for a public option? Bull shit!  Better Believe It   Dec-19-09 03:20 PM   #6 
  - I wrote to Kerry about the public option . . . twice  janet118   Dec-19-09 04:32 PM   #37 
     - You mean the Kerry's hate brigade is here. You are only present when Kerry has to be attacked. Never  Mass   Dec-19-09 04:38 PM   #39 
     - Kerry's vote on this  paulk   Dec-19-09 09:57 PM   #79 
        - I am not defending Kerry about his vote. You will not find me defending it on this.  Mass   Dec-19-09 10:49 PM   #82 
     - None of us are paid employees of Senator Kerry  karynnj   Dec-19-09 08:36 PM   #70 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-19-09 03:21 PM   #7 
  - Some so-called progresssives are not better than the RW.  ProSense   Dec-19-09 03:24 PM   #9 
  - I think people who work for the Insurance Industry are sell outs  Bluenorthwest   Dec-19-09 03:34 PM   #16 
  - I will back him on nuclear power  Garam_Masala   Dec-19-09 04:57 PM   #42 
  - Jane Hamsher is an idiot.  ProSense   Dec-19-09 03:21 PM   #8 
  - +1+  jefferson_dem   Dec-19-09 03:30 PM   #14 
  - Being an idiot is good for business these days  BeyondGeography   Dec-19-09 03:38 PM   #18 
  - That's it!  jefferson_dem   Dec-19-09 04:10 PM   #27 
  - Amen. She's got an enemies list & now Kerry's on it after his pro-HCR speech. How Rovian of her.  ClarkUSA   Dec-19-09 05:04 PM   #48 
  - She's a gifted film-maker, IMO. Politically, she is in fact an idiot.  saltpoint   Dec-19-09 06:41 PM   #62 
  - Jane Hamsher has lost my confidence with this. She know Kerry has the highest level because of his  Mass   Dec-19-09 03:24 PM   #10 
  - Even if we subtract what Kerry got in 2004, he would be on top  mcablue   Dec-19-09 03:36 PM   #17 
     - Don't be ridiculous.  ProSense   Dec-19-09 03:47 PM   #20 
     - Ok so how much did Kerry receive in 2004 then?  mcablue   Dec-19-09 03:50 PM   #22 
        - Statistics can't make up for lack of comprehension. In fact,  ProSense   Dec-19-09 04:13 PM   #29 
        - $869,482  chill_wind   Dec-19-09 04:24 PM   #33 
           - This is from the insurance sector. Hamsher is talking of the TOTAL healthcare including doctors and  Mass   Dec-19-09 04:30 PM   #35 
              - My apologies. In the insurance sector only, he's still in the top 5 over all, BUT  chill_wind   Dec-19-09 04:58 PM   #43 
              - Agreed. If she wanted to do it right, she would only use the numbers  chill_wind   Dec-19-09 05:15 PM   #50 
                 - He still would be close to the top given the presidential run, but the number would be a lot less  Mass   Dec-19-09 05:21 PM   #51 
     - Interesting to see how you avoid saying from where comes the bulk of the money.  Mass   Dec-19-09 03:48 PM   #21 
  - Kerry is another skull and bones boy  Bluenorthwest   Dec-19-09 03:28 PM   #11 
  - Anti-equity shrill?  karynnj   Dec-19-09 08:50 PM   #71 
  - Be fair to Fate, as it has more cards to play that we do. Things  saltpoint   Dec-19-09 08:57 PM   #73 
  - i thought that would be Max Baucus.  inna   Dec-19-09 03:29 PM   #13 
  - It is, if you speak of comparable things. She puts Kerry's presidential campaign in the total.  Mass   Dec-19-09 03:31 PM   #15 
  - LOLOLOLOL  PBS Poll-435   Dec-19-09 03:52 PM   #23 
  - from insurance and pharma or doctors and nurses?  yurbud   Dec-19-09 04:07 PM   #25 
  - Half of this money is from doctors and nurses. Less than 20 % from insurances....  Mass   Dec-19-09 04:08 PM   #26 
  - The table has Kerry on top in both the "Health Insurance" and "Pharma" categories  mcablue   Dec-19-09 04:12 PM   #28 
     - Just shows how dishonest Hamsher's attempt is  ProSense   Dec-19-09 04:18 PM   #32 
  - The purging has begun. When do we start mailing teabags to Senators?  Azathoth   Dec-19-09 04:15 PM   #30 
  - Around here, opponents of the bill have been called "leftbaggers"  mcablue   Dec-19-09 04:16 PM   #31 
  - By people who are not afraid to twist numbers for that. Who knew doctors and nurses were bad people?  Mass   Dec-19-09 04:32 PM   #36 
     - Who knew people who worked researching drugs were?  karynnj   Dec-19-09 08:53 PM   #72 
  - Isn't Massachusettes home to more pharmaceutical companies than anywhere else?  CreekDog   Dec-19-09 04:29 PM   #34 
  - K&R  girl_interrupted   Dec-19-09 04:36 PM   #38 
  - Actually, I know Mass. is home to a Senator that was his party's presidential nominee  beachmom   Dec-19-09 05:32 PM   #53 
  - Kerry criticizing Dean on Healthcare  pmorlan1   Dec-19-09 04:42 PM   #40 
  - Kerry has  ProSense   Dec-19-09 04:46 PM   #41 
  - That is ridiculous  karynnj   Dec-19-09 09:16 PM   #74 
     - Kerry folded on the invasion of Iraq and he's for turning a real HCR bill into an insurance boon.  hulka38   Dec-19-09 09:34 PM   #75 
        - Kerry did no such thing.  ProSense   Dec-19-09 09:39 PM   #76 
        - He forgot the more aggressive Dean of Fall 2002 as well  karynnj   Dec-19-09 10:11 PM   #81 
        - He opposed the Iraq invasion in word but voted for it in deed - the Kerry way.  hulka38   Dec-20-09 08:57 AM   #83 
        - Kerry was one of the closest people to Kennedy on the effort  karynnj   Dec-19-09 09:50 PM   #77 
  - Explains a lot. He used to an OK guy.  freddie mertz   Dec-19-09 04:58 PM   #44 
  - Hamshter is running in circles in her Hamshter cage.  dave29   Dec-19-09 05:01 PM   #45 
  - !!!  ClarkUSA   Dec-19-09 05:01 PM   #47 
  - Debating 101: Compare your opponent to an animal  mcablue   Dec-19-09 05:06 PM   #49 
     - she's not my opponent  dave29   Dec-19-09 05:34 PM   #54 
     - I would compare her to mucus, personally  Teaser   Dec-19-09 08:29 PM   #67 
     - Anyone who advocates "Marching with the Teabaggers" is an  Cha   Dec-20-09 09:37 PM   #86 
  - good ole Lurch "reporting for duty". nt  jonnyblitz   Dec-19-09 05:01 PM   #46 
  - Yeah, the Freepers were right, huh? n/t  ProSense   Dec-19-09 05:57 PM   #56 
  - He was the Democratic nominee for President (only other Senator like that is McCain), so his numbers  beachmom   Dec-19-09 05:23 PM   #52 
  - Bingo!  flpoljunkie   Dec-19-09 07:27 PM   #64 
  - Fuck off Jane. n/t  Phx_Dem   Dec-19-09 06:11 PM   #57 
  - I was going to dust off the old SNL line  PBS Poll-435   Dec-19-09 06:25 PM   #59 
     - LOL. I'm ashamed I didn't think of it myself.  Phx_Dem   Dec-19-09 06:26 PM   #60 
  - Hamsher, in addition to being wrong, is just plain nasty.  saltpoint   Dec-19-09 06:40 PM   #61 
  - It would not have hurt Bitter Jane to have a look at the details quite  saltpoint   Dec-19-09 07:32 PM   #65 
  - So much hyperbole, so little time!  FrenchieCat   Dec-19-09 09:54 PM   #78 
  - Does this suprise anyone?  Milo_Bloom   Dec-19-09 10:00 PM   #80 
  - I would have said Sen. Barack Obama (D-IL) and Sen. Hillary Clinton (D-NY)...  Heywood J   Dec-20-09 01:19 PM   #84 
  - They are both higher, but as they are not NOW in the Senate, her list excludes them  karynnj   Dec-21-09 08:17 AM   #89 
  - IceMongrelPuddle  saltpoint   Dec-21-09 03:09 AM   #87 
  - Seriously. I think Jane should answer her true talent as a  saltpoint   Dec-21-09 03:18 AM   #88 

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