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Interesting doings in Minnesota re: protecting Klobuchar seat (Original Post) riverwalker Nov 2020 OP
Get Al Franken back. CentralMass Nov 2020 #1
I was about to post the same nt mr_lebowski Nov 2020 #3
No Senators take appointments...and Minnesota could go for a Republican...NO Demsrule86 Nov 2020 #2
The Democratic Govonor makes the appointment, BUT.... Brother Buzz Nov 2020 #4
No, no, no, NOOOOOOO. dixiechiken1 Nov 2020 #5
Keep. Her. In. The. Senate. Crunchy Frog Nov 2020 #6

Brother Buzz

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4. The Democratic Govonor makes the appointment, BUT....
Thu Nov 12, 2020, 03:47 PM
Nov 2020

the appointee serves until the next statewide general election is held; the winner in that election serves out the remainder of the term.

Klobuchar's term runs through 2024, but the seat would be up for grabs, at risk, in 2022.


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5. No, no, no, NOOOOOOO.
Thu Nov 12, 2020, 03:59 PM
Nov 2020

We need all hands on deck in the Senate. There are more than enough qualified people NOT currently in elected office to fill his cabinet. I find it very hard to believe that PE Biden would jeopardize a Democratic Senate seat.

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