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rodeodance Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-14-07 08:21 AM
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Iraq vet Horne seeks McConnell's Senate seat in '08=3rd dem to run
Source: courier journal

Friday, December 14, 2007

Iraq vet Horne seeks McConnell's Senate seat in '08

By Joseph Gerth
jgerth@courier-journal.com
The Courier-Journal

By Joseph Gerth
jgerth@courier-journal.com
The Courier-Journal

Iraq war veteran Andrew Horne yesterday became the third Democrat to announce that he will seek the Senate seat held by Republican Mitch McConnell in next year's election.

Horne, 46, is a retired Marine lieutenant colonel who grew up in Louisville and made an unsuccessful race for the 3rd District congressional seat last year.

He said in an interview that he's running because Kentuckians need a change.

"People know that not so much in their head as in their hearts," Horne said. " Instead of taking on issues, he (McConnell) is busy playing partisan politics."

Horne is the most prominent Democrat to enter the race against McConnell, the Senate minority leader. But he may not be the last.


Read more: http://www.courier-journal.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?Da...
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focusfan Donating Member (884 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-14-07 09:23 AM
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1. i will sure vote for him
i have wanted McConnell to be put out 
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gratuitous Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-14-07 09:26 AM
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2. They're coming for you, Mitch
Fire up the shredders, pally. Of course, you might want to skedaddle while the skedaddling is good, like your buddy Trent Lott. Do you really want to wait two whole years before cashing in on the lobbyist gravy train? Resign now and get your snout in the trough!
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