Thread: Renegade Dems buck Barack Obama
#1 Renegade Dems buck Barack Obama
06-15-2009, 12:26 AM
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Renegade Dems buck Barack Obama
He’s riding high in the polls among his fellow Democrats, but President Barack Obama’s political sway within his own party is about to be tested. Two House Democrats, Joe Sestak of Pennsylvania and Carolyn Maloney of New York, are poised to defy the unambiguous wishes of Obama and challenge incumbent senators of their own party. Both indicated to POLITICO that they were likely to run — and would do so regardless of what Obama said. Sestak, a second-term Philadelphia-area congressman and retired admiral, said he was just over a month away from announcing his intention to challenge Republican-turned-Democrat Sen. Arlen...
06-15-2009, 12:41 AM
I told spector he was NOT going to win reelection.Stand up for what is right, even if you have to stand alone.
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