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NRA ally Debbie Halvorson could
win Jesse Jackson Jr.’s Chicago seat

Politico, by Alex Isenstadt

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Posted By:Maryland_Patriot, 1/28/2013 11:44:34 AM

A white ex-congresswoman with an “A” rating from the National Rifle Association is the front-runner to replace former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. in a majority-black Chicagoland district with inner-city neighborhoods wracked by gun violence. At first glance, Debbie Halvorson should have no business winning the Feb. 26 special election. The former Democratic congresswoman was crushed by Jackson in a primary last year. She’s a white Democrat seeking to represent a district in which 54 percent of voters are African-American. And she’s an unapologetic Second Amendment backer — with endorsements from the NRA in two of her previous congressional campaigns

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Cat Ballou, 1/28/2013 11:58:41 AM     (No. 9144198)

Maybe people living in Chicago are starting to think & are sick & tired of their young people killing each other.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: youngtexan, 1/28/2013 12:01:19 PM     (No. 9144206)

I dunno. She votes Liberal 90 percent of the time. I don´t think she´s a real ally of the NRA.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: antiquegolf, 1/28/2013 12:04:24 PM     (No. 9144220)

Fake NRA advocate. Like reid and manchin.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: lakerman1, 1/28/2013 12:15:01 PM     (No. 9144259)

I find it hard to believe that the organized crime political machine known as the Chicago democratic party would allow Debbie to be elected.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Mijcraw, 1/28/2013 12:15:12 PM     (No. 9144261)

The only thing ant-2nd Ammendment activist will achieve in urban high gun crime areas....that law-abiding citizens in that same area will not be safer, but rather un-armed or undered powered and out gunned when those criminals come knocking down their door. In essence, they are handing full control to the criminals. NY and Chicago have the strictest rules on gun ownership, but so how have the safest streets. If more citizens where armed it may cause a spike in gun related deaths, but the down side is that those death rates would decline over time, far better option than watching the rate climb higher every year with no end in sight.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Vaquero45, 1/28/2013 1:34:00 PM     (No. 9144440)

She´s a Democrat. You can´t trust her position on ANYTHING except expansion of government and infringement of rights.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Redneck In NY, 1/28/2013 1:53:51 PM     (No. 9144490)

Well, according to the article, Debbie is white (mentioned twice in the lede). And we all know to Dem group thinkers, this autmatically disqualifies her from running in a black district.

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