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LostInAnomie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-02-10 11:45 PM
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Now that Harry Reid is safe, can we finally get rid of him as majority leader?
He is weak and ineffectual and should not be in charge of the Senate. Give it to someone that is in a safe seat and someone that will actually get something done.
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laughingliberal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-02-10 11:46 PM
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1. No. nt
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cynatnite Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-02-10 11:46 PM
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2. He won't be challenged after this win...
I honestly can't see it happening.
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Skink Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-02-10 11:46 PM
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3. Schummer would be boss.
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Ozymanithrax Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-02-10 11:47 PM
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4. Get rid of the Cindarella Kid?
No one in the Senate will challange him for the leadership.
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jpgray Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-02-10 11:47 PM
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5. No more bizarre Daschle-style scared leaders
It is confounding and inexplicable. It's hard to run a legislative house looking constantly over one's shoulder.
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BlueDemKev Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-02-10 11:48 PM
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6. I disagree that he's been ineffective, but DO agree that he should step down....
...as majority leader. He's become a drag on Obama (not his fault, but just because he's been made a posterboy for people's anger at the Democratic Congress). Durbin should take over as Senate leader.
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BeyondGeography Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-02-10 11:49 PM
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7. It only took 20 minutes for someone to dump on Harry again
Me, I'm happy about the win. Reid has helped make Nevada blue and we should be thankful for that.
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juajen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-02-10 11:51 PM
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8. I like Harry Reid. He just get's trashed a lot. Not everything is his fault, ya know?
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librechik Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-02-10 11:52 PM
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9. we'll see. there will be an election in January
he might get a challenge
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onehandle Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-02-10 11:53 PM
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10. After this win? LOL! Not gonna happen. nt
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LostInAnomie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-02-10 11:55 PM
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12. It's a sad statement about tonight that a 5% win over a crazy person is something spectacular.
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Bozita Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-02-10 11:56 PM
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14. +1
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progressoid Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-02-10 11:53 PM
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11. yes please
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Johonny Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-02-10 11:56 PM
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13. If you think he sucks and does nothing well... nothing is what we need now
cause the house is going to pass nothing but *****
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JustFiveMoreMinutes Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-02-10 11:57 PM
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15. I had a Facebook very distant relative (tea partier) call him Prince Harry
Can anybody explain why?

(I know I open myself up to being ill-informed... but at least I'm asking now).
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Hissyspit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-02-10 11:57 PM
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16. Not gonna happen.
Whether it should or not.
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Democat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-10 12:10 AM
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17. Yes please, we need someone who isn't afraid of Republicans!
Reid and Daschle were not good leaders.
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lyonn Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-10 12:11 AM
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18. After losing Feingold I am afraid to make any judgments at
Edited on Wed Nov-03-10 12:27 AM by lyonn
this point. This has been the most bizarre election that I can recall. It will take a day or two to sort out all of this, whew.....

Best I can figure out is there are a bunch of older people that object to Obama or the whole administration and would vote against their interest for their social or religious beliefs. Did they really think that a president could get a country back on it's financial feet in less than 2 years? Hell, I don't like Geitner and was glad to see Summers go but Obama truly did accomplish a lot of good.
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inna Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-10 12:12 AM
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19. In favor of??
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LostinNY Donating Member (59 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-10 12:46 AM
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20. I agree
I'd love a new majority leader. I'm glad he won, but it seems funny to me that you can win under 300,000 votes in your low population state and just because you have seniority you're the leader. My city has more Democratic voters than that, and we probably wouldn't want Harry as our majority leader!
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spanone Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-10 12:46 AM
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21. his win probably solidified his future position as leader
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