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Cascadian Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed May-05-04 11:13 PM
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Poll question: Do you think Dave Ross should run for Congress?
Edited on Wed May-05-04 11:13 PM by Cascadian
It's been all over the news here in town and now the momentum is taking a life of it's own. Do you think Dave Ross should run as a Congressman representing the 8th District on the Eastside?

I think he would be do well in Congress. He is articulate, intelligent, witty, and yes. He is a moderate.


John

Sorry, polls are turned off at Level 3.

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pa28 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-06-04 12:28 AM
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1. Dave's got the name recognition
But I'd still have to vote "not". When he takes our side on the issues I can't help feeling like he's playing devil's advocate. He also laid some pastings on Clinton when it would have been nice to see somebody come to his defense over the unjust impeachment.
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UnAmericanJoe Donating Member (385 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-06-04 12:36 AM
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2. That's my district
He's a little more center than I prefer, but then I've been living with that sleezebag Dunn for a while now, so he would be quite an improvement.
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SEAburb Donating Member (985 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-06-04 02:09 PM
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3. Do you think Heidi should run again? /nt
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geniph Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri May-07-04 06:24 PM
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6. Heidi IS running again
she runs every time. She's come to our Leg. District Dems monthly meeting several times, and always gives the same speech. She's a sweet lady, but I wish she'd get some new material.
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fortyfeetunder Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-06-04 11:37 PM
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4. that's my district too
But I'd want to know more about Dave Ross before I'd commit...Like can he be bought?
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AmyStrange Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri May-07-04 12:31 AM
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5. Here's the link to the Seattle PI story...

Talk-radio host Dave Ross pondering Congress bid; awaits poll results

By KERY MURAKAMI
SEATTLE POST-INTELLIGENCER REPORTER

Popular talk-radio host Dave Ross has wanted to be on the radio ever since he began talking into a tape recorder when he was 6.

So even though he's being courted by state Democratic Party Chairman Paul Berendt to run for Congress, will he really decide to hang up the microphone?

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Based on name recognition alone, Ross would seem to be a formidable candidate in the east and south King County district that already has one high-profile candidate -- King County Sheriff Dave Reichert, who is running as a Republican.

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What makes Ross skeptical about whether the party will really want him is that he doesn't intend to toe the party line. While he's certainly considered a liberal, he said, "there are things I flat-out don't agree with the Democrats, the unions and the teachers about. ... I'm a supporter of charter schools and the WASL (Washington Assessment of Student Learning test). I don't think we should close off our country's borders to trade. And I'm not going to change my mind. I can't imagine people contributing to a campaign fronted by someone like that."

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P-I reporter Kery Murakami can be reached at 206-448-8131 or kerymurakami@seattlepi.com .

TO READ THE REST OF THE STORY:

http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/local/172181_ross06.html
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