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Old 05-02-2017, 11:19 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Your State/Local representatives, candidates, and races

Lot of focus is put on Presidential elections but local races usually have more impact on your life

Race I'm keeping an eye on:

Ex-punk rocker challenges Ted Cruz for Senate | Reuters

Bernie Sanders populist style Democrat (and former Punk Rocker) Beto O'Rourke is challenging the terribly unpopular nutjob Ted Cruz, it's a long shot but if there was any chance to unseat a Republican Senator in Texas any time soon this is it
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Old 05-02-2017, 11:21 AM   #2 (permalink)
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**** me I never make threads move this into the politics section
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Old 05-02-2017, 11:40 AM   #3 (permalink)
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My representative is Republican Duncan Hunter, who is being investigated for misusing and misreporting campaign funds.

But he vapes so he's a cool kid, right?

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My representative is Republican Duncan Hunter, who is being investigated for misusing and misreporting campaign funds.

But he vapes so he's a cool kid, right?

Just looks like a pretty unruly beard. Or maybe he's been eating some candy floss (cotton candy, I think you guys call it?) Then again, maybe that's the image of a pure spirit of evil caught on camera, though whether it's exiting or entering his mouth is open to interpretation...
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My gf vapes so I instinctively feel like defending him
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I'm sure that they're equally progressive as well
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This woman, who is one of my local reps, spoke at a small event the group I'm involved in held a few weeks ago. That was kind of cool.
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The Democrat in Georgia's special election is narrowly leading in the polls

This could be the first domino to fall in the south
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