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Tue Feb 12, 2019, 09:07 AM

Woot! Retired astronaut Mark Kelly running for Senate in Arizona

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JUST IN: Retired astronaut Mark Kelly, husband of former Rep. Gabby Giffords, says he will run for US Senate in Arizona.



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Reply Woot! Retired astronaut Mark Kelly running for Senate in Arizona (Original post)
octoberlib Feb 2019 OP
hlthe2b Feb 2019 #1
Dennis Donovan Feb 2019 #2
Rebl2 Feb 2019 #13
wildflower Feb 2019 #3
panader0 Feb 2019 #4
justie18 Feb 2019 #10
madaboutharry Feb 2019 #5
bigtree Feb 2019 #6
FakeNoose Feb 2019 #7
LakeSuperiorView Feb 2019 #8
DFW Feb 2019 #9
Cha Feb 2019 #20
DFW Feb 2019 #21
Cha Feb 2019 #22
DFW Feb 2019 #23
DesertRat Feb 2019 #11
Cha Feb 2019 #19
enid602 Feb 2019 #35
Wounded Bear Feb 2019 #12
wryter2000 Feb 2019 #27
Wounded Bear Feb 2019 #28
Scarsdale Feb 2019 #14
jcgoldie Feb 2019 #15
tinrobot Feb 2019 #16
Demsrule86 Feb 2019 #17
Wounded Bear Feb 2019 #29
Demsrule86 Feb 2019 #38
sunonmars Feb 2019 #18
oasis Feb 2019 #24
Duppers Feb 2019 #25
wryter2000 Feb 2019 #26
nocoincidences Feb 2019 #30
CatMor Feb 2019 #31
Sneederbunk Feb 2019 #32
TomSlick Feb 2019 #36
beachbum bob Feb 2019 #33
dlk Feb 2019 #34
TomSlick Feb 2019 #37

Response to octoberlib (Original post)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 09:08 AM

1. FANTASTIC!!!!

I hope to hell AZ realizes what a tremendous opportunity they have in Kelly's announcement to run.

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Response to octoberlib (Original post)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 09:13 AM

2. A million WOOTS!

I love that man!!!

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Response to Dennis Donovan (Reply #2)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 11:09 AM

13. So do I!!!

Ive been wishing the last few years he would run for office. So pleased it is finally happening!

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Response to octoberlib (Original post)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 09:16 AM

3. Oh that is good news!



P.S. Thank you for the heart, whoever you are

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Response to octoberlib (Original post)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 09:20 AM

4. Thanks Mark Kelly!

You can win! Gabby was my congresswoman.

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Response to panader0 (Reply #4)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 10:50 AM

10. K & R

I am a resident of Southern AZ and will never forget that horrible day. Gabby was a wonderful congresswoman to all of her constituents, Democrat and Republican. Mark Kelly has been such a devoted husband, a true example of leadership we need back in Washington.

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Response to octoberlib (Original post)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 09:20 AM

5. The video on his new website made me cry!

How wonderful would that be for him to become Sen. Kelly?

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Response to octoberlib (Original post)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 09:22 AM

6. k&r

 

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Response to octoberlib (Original post)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 09:40 AM

7. This is great news! Mark Kelly would be an awesome addition to the US Senate

Best of luck to Mark Kelly and the Arizona Dems!

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Response to octoberlib (Original post)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 10:31 AM

8. I can't vote for him, but I like what I've seen of him as an astronaut.

 

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Response to octoberlib (Original post)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 10:34 AM

9. Now THAT is a Senate campaign I will be suporting! n/t

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Response to DFW (Reply #9)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 12:24 PM

20. Can you imagine how many others

will join in?!

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Response to Cha (Reply #20)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 12:26 PM

21. Probably a few

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Response to DFW (Reply #21)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 12:28 PM

22. Awesomely, incredibly

motivating!

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Response to Cha (Reply #22)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 12:31 PM

23. And, for once (sound the trumpets)

A refreshing new Democratic candidate running for something OTHER than the presidency!

Maybe he will start a precedent!

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Response to octoberlib (Original post)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 11:03 AM

11. He'll be running against newly appointed Sen. Martha McSally

‪Well match their military pilot and raise them an astronaut.

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Response to DesertRat (Reply #11)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 12:24 PM

19. Well said, DesertRat!

Martha McSally who lost to Senator Kyrsten Sinema

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Response to DesertRat (Reply #11)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 07:55 PM

35. McNasty

McNasty will simultaneously combust!!!!!!

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Response to octoberlib (Original post)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 11:04 AM

12. I'll have to inform my sister...

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Response to Wounded Bear (Reply #12)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 04:57 PM

27. Me, too

Let my brother and his wife know

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Response to wryter2000 (Reply #27)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 05:00 PM

28. She sounds kind of pumped about it...

Sounds like a good man for the Senate, TBS.

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Response to octoberlib (Original post)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 11:11 AM

14. Later on, he will

make a fine president. Brains, integrity, honesty and valor. He would be terrific. Unlike the gop, we democratic voters do not scrape the bottom of the slime barrel to elect a president to represent us.

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Response to octoberlib (Original post)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 11:17 AM

15. thats great

I don't know anything about Arizona politics, but I can't imagine he won't be a strong candidate!

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Response to octoberlib (Original post)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 11:35 AM

16. Damn... he'll be tough to beat.

Glad he's running.

More like him, please.

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Response to octoberlib (Original post)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 11:39 AM

17. He is a stong candidate and McSally already lost once.

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Response to Demsrule86 (Reply #17)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 05:00 PM

29. This will mean she lost both seats from Arizona, right?

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Response to Wounded Bear (Reply #29)

Wed Feb 13, 2019, 12:55 PM

38. That would be so awesome for Ms. Liar McSally of the "let's get rid of th ACA"

fame.

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Response to octoberlib (Original post)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 12:18 PM

18. Bye Bye Martha, you are outta there....you are going to get creamed in this race.

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Response to octoberlib (Original post)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 12:50 PM

24. ImWithHim

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Response to octoberlib (Original post)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 04:54 PM

25. Excellent news!

Thanks for letting us know.

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Response to octoberlib (Original post)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 04:56 PM

26. Yay!!!

Arizona going blue

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Response to octoberlib (Original post)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 05:04 PM

30. Excellent!

Just perfect. It's like having Gabby back, only with Astronaut icing on top!

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Response to octoberlib (Original post)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 05:08 PM

31. He is such a good man ....

his bravery as an astronaut and the total dedication to his wife are a combination that can't be beat. Also, he is very smart. Wish I could vote for him.

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Response to octoberlib (Original post)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 05:10 PM

32. Navy vs Airforce aviators. Dog fight.

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Response to Sneederbunk (Reply #32)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 09:10 PM

36. I'll take the Navy Airdale in that fight.

The Air Force is a fine organization, if you don't want to be in the military. Sorry, the old Army guy couldn't resist.

I'm miles away from Arizona but I just made a contribution.

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Response to octoberlib (Original post)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 05:22 PM

33. Kelly is the kind of candidate we need to find to run for President, a clear hero, a man of science

and owed nobody anything. Above all, not a politician.

There are other Kelly's to be found

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Response to octoberlib (Original post)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 06:37 PM

34. Kelly Would do an Incredible Job!

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Response to octoberlib (Original post)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 09:17 PM

37. Any honest chance to pick-up a Senate seat!!

Contributions can be made through Act Blue - just saying.

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