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Fri Mar 27, 2015, 05:00 PM

Forget Elizabeth Warren. Another Female Senator Has a Shot to Fill the Senate's New Power Vacuum

...Reid's likely replacement is New York Sen. Chuck Schumer, who already has endorsements from Reid and Dick Durbin, the outgoing minority leader's No. 2. But lefties have long been wary of Schumer, who, thanks to his home base in New York City, is far more sympathetic to Wall Street than the rest of his caucus. And lost in the Warren hype is another female senator: Washington's Patty Murray.

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http://www.motherjones.com/mojo/2015/03/patty-murray-harry-reid-senate-majority-leader

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madamesilverspurs Mar 2015 OP
Left coast liberal Mar 2015 #1
Politicalboi Mar 2015 #2
Faryn Balyncd Mar 2015 #6
gratuitous Mar 2015 #3
Corey_Baker08 Mar 2015 #4
Thinkingabout Mar 2015 #5

Response to madamesilverspurs (Original post)

Fri Mar 27, 2015, 05:23 PM

1. There she is! That is my senator! And, I am very proud of her! Go Patty!

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Response to madamesilverspurs (Original post)

Fri Mar 27, 2015, 05:24 PM

2. Chuck Schumer

 



I don't trust him for ANYTHING.

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Response to Politicalboi (Reply #2)

Fri Mar 27, 2015, 06:15 PM

6. Definitely neither Schumer or Durbin.








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Response to madamesilverspurs (Original post)

Fri Mar 27, 2015, 05:27 PM

3. I prefer Murray to Schumer for many reasons

Not least of which is thinking about Mitch McConnell having to sit down and negotiate with her over Senate votes and procedures. Might be a hardship for Murray, though, but she's pretty tough.

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Response to madamesilverspurs (Original post)

Fri Mar 27, 2015, 05:29 PM

4. Other Good Candidates Would Be Sherrod Brown Of Ohio, Al Franken, etc

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Response to madamesilverspurs (Original post)

Fri Mar 27, 2015, 05:40 PM

5. Now this is a senator I could get behind.

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