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Everyone in L.A. has started a
campaign for Waxman’s open seat

Washington Post, by Jaime Fuller

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Posted By:SoCalGal, 2/4/2014 9:23:23 PM

Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Calif.) announced that he wasn´t going to run for a 21st term in the House of Representatives four days ago. Only days later, it seemed that nearly every person with political ambitions in his Los Angeles district has said they are thinking about running for the seat, which hasn´t been in contention for decades. Here´s a list of the top people who have either already started a campaign for the seat or have at least failed at Shermanesque equivocation. (unlike "Sweatin´ to the Oldies" star and former huckster of Bluth wares Richard Simmons, who has made it perfectly

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Eleven or so listed and described. "Only the beginning..."

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Rumblehog, 2/4/2014 9:43:21 PM     (No. 9719740)

Taking a nose-dive into Waxman´s open seat has connotations I´d rather not consider.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: PAdiva, 2/4/2014 10:10:24 PM     (No. 9719757)

Brent Roske has the funniest comments. ´What´s needed, he insists, is putting the pressure on and getting creative with local and state legislators to find ways to incentivize producers into shooting here.´
Yep, we need federal legislation for THIS!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: provide, 2/4/2014 10:26:22 PM     (No. 9719767)

The vote will so diluted that NO candidate will have enough to win.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Topic Thunder, 2/4/2014 10:39:10 PM     (No. 9719778)

My nostrils flare in excited anticipation!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Pinchem, 2/5/2014 12:45:26 AM     (No. 9719848)

I noticed most were Democrats, some Independents and several that had no party listed. Were they Republicans or did the reporter conveniently overlook that minor detail or were there no Republicans announced yet?


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Reply 6 - Posted by: The Advocate, 2/5/2014 1:27:59 AM     (No. 9719868)

Bloomfield (I) came close in 2012 and may run.
Roske highlights Hollywood shame-production is fleeing LA as producers chase subsidies in Canada et al.and filming stops in LA.
Hollywood-it´s all the bottom line -unless it comes to environuts and the gay agenda.
Would be great for LA and California if they would concentrate on creating the environment to make pictures/ ads in LA!
Waxman focused on Anthropogenic Global warming SCAM and Obamacare and neglected real jobs in entertainment industry.
This election should focus on making Hollywood -the entertainment capital of the world and not the illegal immigrant environut capital.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: woofwoofwoof, 2/5/2014 1:33:27 AM     (No. 9719869)

I live in the district and the telephone polling started today, too, would I prefer:

rustlers, cut throats, murderers, bounty hunters, desperados, mugs, pugs, thugs, nitwits, halfwits, dimwits, vipers, snipers, con men, Indian agents, Mexican bandits, muggers, buggerers, bushwhackers, hornswogglers, horse thieves, bull d*kes, train robbers, bank robbers, a**-kickers, s***-kickers and Methodists?

Or Lilly von Schtupp?


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Reply 8 - Posted by: Timber Queen, 2/5/2014 1:38:24 AM     (No. 9719871)

This could get interesting with the new "open primary" the Dims forced on California for the 2012 election. The primaries are open to all candidates and all voters, however a party may elect to have only their registered members vote in their primary, an option taken by the Cal GOP in 2012, but not the Dims. Only the two top vote getters appear on the November ballot. (This essentially prevents all the alternative parties from fielding candidates in the general election.) If the Democrat field is so fractured, its possible that the two top vote getters could be both Republicans and would be the only choices given voters in November. However, I’m sure the Cal GOP would find a way to lose even under that rosy scenario.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Trigger2, 2/5/2014 5:27:08 AM     (No. 9719924)

Prediction:

The worst communist libtard will win.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: nonsense, 2/5/2014 9:42:15 AM     (No. 9720220)

#7 so very funny. However, I predict that the person from the far Left Center for American Progress, and Clintoon friend will have millions in his coffers by 5 pm tonight. Thanks to the evil meddler, George Soros.

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