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  •  You do call yourself a moderate progressive (2+ / 0-)
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    BKGyptian89, MichaelNY

    ...so it's not that surprising that you would back Kind if he ran against Johnson in 2016. I don't think Pocan or Moore are interested in running statewide. Also, any Dem state senator in WI with an odd-numbered district, such as Chris Larson or Kathleen Vinehout (I'd prefer Larson over Vinehout), would have a free shot against Johnson, since 2016 is a presidential year and even-numbered state senate districts in Wisconsin are up for election.

    "All we say to America is be true to what you said on paper." -Martin Luther King, Jr.

    by DownstateDemocrat on Wed Jan 16, 2013 at 03:46:39 PM PST

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    •  There's this slogan in his district that goes... (1+ / 0-)
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      MichaelNY

      Our Kind of Congressman. In 2016 it going to be Our Kind of Senator.

      Moderate Progressive, Born in Cairo, Raised in NY-11, Living in NJ-13.

      by BKGyptian89 on Wed Jan 16, 2013 at 04:00:38 PM PST

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    •  Pocan is ambitious (2+ / 0-)
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      DownstateDemocrat, MichaelNY

      But I view him as more likely to try to climb the House Leadership ladder. I wouldn't be surprised if he winds up being the first Gay speaker of the House, He's not exactly young, but he's not much older than Nancy Pelosi was when she was first elected.

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