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Stinky The Clown Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-21-06 07:03 PM
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Poll question: For whom are you cheering loudest, and Why?
Here's a poll that will (hopefully) allow us each a moment to cheer for our 'my guy' and not risk flaming.

These are all local or statewide races in which (I think) every person named is pretty much popular here in DU. For which of these House and Senate candidates are you most cheering?

Please share why you answered as you did.

(you will notice that a certain northeastern race between a Dem and a self-selected 3rd party candidate is conspicuous by its absence. PLEASE don't go there in my thread.)

Sorry, polls are turned off at Level 3.

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ihelpu2see Donating Member (935 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-21-06 07:06 PM
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1. Lamont, The Real Democrat, vs The Impostor Loser-man!! of course
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Stinky The Clown Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-21-06 07:07 PM
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2. I asked you not to go there.
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MoonRiver Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-21-06 07:11 PM
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3. Just curious,
why can't we go there? :shrug: :hide:
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Stinky The Clown Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-21-06 07:13 PM
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4. Simple ..... I want this to be a positive thread and that race will surely
cause it to devolve into a pissing match.

PLEASE don't go there.
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MoonRiver Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-21-06 07:14 PM
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7. Didn't go there.
Just asking! :D
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ihelpu2see Donating Member (935 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-23-06 09:47 AM
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36. I dont think so. (as far as pissing match) Even my republican wife
thinks Lamont has only brought up Lieberman's record and she knows it is not distorted but factual. Also, she feels that Lamont's adds do promote him as a positive change for DC. So, from my wifes republican view... Not a pissing match on the Lamont side. But has Lieberman apologized to Lamont for the Web site hack accusation???
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Eric J in MN Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-21-06 07:13 PM
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5. I picked James Webb over George Allen, because
Edited on Mon Aug-21-06 07:14 PM by Eric J in MN
...if George Allen (Republican-Virginia) loses the US Senate race, it will probably end his career as an elected official. But if George Allen wins, he may become president.


James Webb

http://www.webbforsenate.com/home.php
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Monkeyman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-21-06 07:13 PM
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6. Duckworth don't need vet help Webb all the way
He is a veterans who got swiftboated and fought back with class
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Eric J in MN Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-21-06 07:15 PM
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9. What are you saying about Tammy Duckworth? NT
NT
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blm Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-21-06 07:35 PM
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23. Yeah, that was a great press release he issued after being attacked.
I didn't see any mainstream coverage of his response, even though it was spread all over the internet.

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sandnsea Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-21-06 07:14 PM
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8. Tester MT
Not only would it get rid of nitwit Burns, but I think he would be a much more progressive Dem than just about any in the west besides Boxer & Wyden. More like Dorgan who is good an awful lot of the time.
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Stinky The Clown Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-21-06 07:17 PM
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11. A good choice ...... I should have listed that in place of ......
..... Tammy Duckworth.
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TheFarseer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-21-06 09:03 PM
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30. I second that
Webb vs. Allen is a very close second though
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nickshepDEM Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-21-06 07:16 PM
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10. Husb, the WaPo endorsed Cardin today.
Just thought you'd like to know. ;)

Regarding the topic at hand, Im rooting for Casey the loudest. I know some diehard Santorum fans and if he pulls a win off in the end, Im never going to hear the end of it.
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Stinky The Clown Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-21-06 07:18 PM
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13. I read that .... as I was using the WaPo for its rightful purpose ......
.... wrapping picked crab shells after our Sunday night.
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TommyO Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-21-06 07:17 PM
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12. I'm in the Casey camp
He's far from a perfect candidate, but he has one quality that overwhelms everything bad about him: He's not Santorum or one of his paid minions.
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snowbear Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-21-06 07:18 PM
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14. H2S... it's way too hard to pick just ONE !!!
And Irey who is running against Murtha.. OMG!!

She was on one of the talk shows this weekend, and she is clueless!!

When she was asked about Iran, Iraq, or North Korea.. she didn't know how to respond.

Basically she just kept repeating "Weally big airplanes attacked us on 911" .. WHEELY BIG AIROPLANES!"

I'd love to see her debate Congressman Murtha!!
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Stinky The Clown Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-21-06 07:21 PM
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16. Larissa, that woman is lighter weight than Katharine Harris and Mary Bono
Edited on Mon Aug-21-06 07:21 PM by Husb2Sparkly
combined.

Can everyone spell 'ditz'?
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Blue_In_AK Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-23-06 03:30 PM
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38. Hi, Larissa...
Edited on Wed Aug-23-06 03:32 PM by Blue_In_AK
I'm cheering for Diane Benson against Don Young. I would SO love to see that porcine, arrogant, pompous, corrupt SOB ("Congressman for All Alaska" -- NOT!!) get his ass handed to him.
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patricia92243 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-21-06 07:21 PM
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15. You won't let me say it - so I won't :)
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Clark2008 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-21-06 07:21 PM
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17. Well, as a Tennessean, I'm obviously most interested in Ford v.
Bob "Sell the Swamp to Wal-mart" Corker.

Second on my list is my neighbors to the "north," Webb v. Allen.

I would like to see these two Southern states send a Democrat to the Senate, yes, indeedy-doo!

:hi:
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durrrty libby Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-21-06 07:21 PM
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18. I picked Bob Casey because Ricky is a sicky
but I am truly rooting for every dem you listed

All the pukes on your list are despicable and should be sent to help build all our new permanent shiny military crap in Iraq.

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Warpy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-21-06 07:22 PM
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19. Patricia Madrid vs. Heather Wilson (R-Cow)
in New Mexico. This is the best shot we have to get rid of one of the neocons' rising stars. She is HORRIBLE, a total Blivet rubber stamp, pro military, corporatist, anti labor, anti consumer and anti woman.

She's doing blitz advertising, too, went negative and nasty immediately.
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Stinky The Clown Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-21-06 07:27 PM
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20. I googled for a picture of Heather .......
I got this one ......


..... and this one .......



.... and this one ......



Will the real Heather Wilson (R-Cow) please stand up?
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snowbear Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-21-06 07:27 PM
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21. Hey now..
That's an insult to moo cows!

She's cuter than Ms. Wilson I'll bet -->


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OhioBlue Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-21-06 07:35 PM
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22. I picked Sherrod Brown
but I wish I could vote twice and add another...

Sherrod because he is great on all the issues. Also because he is probably the #1 chance for a pick up in a Senate Seat. The latest polls showed him 8 points ahead, but DeWine has a TON of cash.

I would also like to vote for Ted Strickland. Electing Ted Strickland as Governor is the only hope Ohio has for a prosperous future. 16 years of Republican rule have hurt our economy, school funding, etc. very badly. Blackwell would be a nightmare. An ABSOLUTE NIGHTMARE for our State! We have to get Ted elected.

The other race I would add is Jennifer Brunner as SOS in Ohio. We NEED honest elections in Ohio and she is the person to ensure fair, free, open and honest elections.

(I may be showing my Ohio bias.. but I have been hearing on R and D sides that as Ohio goes in '06, so goes the nation in '08) Ted and Jennifer are essential for the future, for '08 elections and for '12 redistricting in Ohio. (Better chance we'll win in '10 with incumbents) Sherrod is the best chance right now to help turn the Senate. All three races are very important to me. I have been helping with fundraisers, events, name recognition and will start on canvassing and phone banking.

If you want to donate to any of them...
www.jenniferbrunner.com - Jennifer Brunner for Ohio Secretary of State
www.tedstrickland.com - Ted Strickland for Ohio Governor (against J. Ken (Harris) Blackwell
www.sherrodbrown.com - Sherrod Brown for U.S. Senate
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mcscajun Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-21-06 07:39 PM
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24. Of the choices offered, Bob Casey, absolutely. PA is my near neighbor and
I certainly want to see Santorum go down.

But that's not how I voted; I voted "Other" 'cause I'm cheering loudest for Sen. Menendez right here in NJ to keep his newly-acquired seat against the challenge of Thomas Kean, Jr.
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Stargleamer Donating Member (636 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-21-06 07:40 PM
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25. Not only Tester in Montana. . .
But what about Larry Grant (D) vs. Bill Sali in Idaho? Here's even what some Republicans are saying about and to Sali:

If you want to debate this, Ill put the House at ease and we can go back into my office and Ill throw you out the window.
Republican Mike Simpson , Speaker of the Idaho House

The third floor wasnt high enough. You should have taken him up to the fourth floor.
House colleagues of Rep. Simpson, Idaho Statesman, April 7, 2006

That idiot is just an idiot. He doesnt have one ounce of empathy in his whole fricking body. And you can put that in the paper.
Bruce Newcomb, Republican Speaker of the House, Idaho Statesman April 8, 2006

One can only imagine how bad a Republican is when even his fellow Republicans, not known for having much empathy themselves, say that he doesn't have "one ounce of empathy".

more at Republicansforgrant.com.

Also, what about Gary Trauner (D) vs. Barbara Cubin (R) in Wyoming?







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TheFarseer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-21-06 09:09 PM
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31. that one might be too unlikely to register here
Got any polls? My favorite was how he made a breast cancer survivor and fellow state senator cry when he tried to write into a law how abortion is a cause of breast cancer. What a major-league A-hole.
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Mz Pip Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-21-06 07:43 PM
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26. So many choices...
so little time.

Gotta go with Webb v Allen. Allen wants to be Prez. Gotta put that one to rest ASAP.

Mz Pip
:dem:
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IndianaGreen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-21-06 08:03 PM
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27. "All of the above"
So many despicable repukes that it is hard to single one out. I want Santorum gone just as badly as I want DeWine gone.
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skipos Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-21-06 08:09 PM
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28. To hard to choose. All of the above.
nt
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Spirochete Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-21-06 08:46 PM
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29. Hard choice
Not sure whether I want Santorum or Blackwell to go down more. I finally settled on Strickland beating Blackwell's ass.
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CrushTheDLC Donating Member (448 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-21-06 09:34 PM
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32. Went with Ted Strickland
I don't know a thing about the guy, and I'm not an Ohio voter, but it's absolutely crucial that Cruella and Uncle Tom Blackwell's political careers end NOW. Neither deserves reward for high treason and election fraud.

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AtomicKitten Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-21-06 09:37 PM
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33. tough decision
but ultimately chose a sound Blackwell ass-whooping
an Allen ass-whooping was a close second

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LWolf Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-21-06 10:18 PM
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34. other:
Carol Voisin vs Greg Walden
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LittleClarkie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-21-06 10:20 PM
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35. Bryan Kennedy, slayer of Sensenbrenner
Or at least I hope so.
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noonwitch Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-23-06 01:34 PM
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37. Getting rid of "man on dog" Santorum
You know, Rick, the rest of us just call that bestiality.
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