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The bafflingly simple reason Raul
Labrador had trouble campaigning
for majority leader this weekend

Washington Examiner [DC], by David M. Drucker

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Posted By:StormCnter, 6/17/2014 4:50:46 AM

As Rep. Raul Labrador launched his upstart bid for House Majority Leader on Friday, he ran into a big problem: He didn´t have his colleagues´ phone numbers. House Republican members and GOP aides, in interviews with the Washington Examiner over the weekend, said that the Idaho Republican has made concerted attempts to woo his colleagues, whose votes he is asking for in Thursday´s secret-ballot election for majority leader. But events over the weekend showed why Labrador´s bid to upset House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., for the conference´s influential No. 2 post remains a long shot. Labrador, a Tea Party

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Gotta do the homework, Raul.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: nonsense, 6/17/2014 7:37:11 AM     (No. 9889040)

Just another Establishment Republican shell game to install their carbon copy RINO, McCarthy, known to be the Left of Cantor.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Judith, 6/17/2014 8:06:13 AM     (No. 9889087)

From things I have read or heard, I´m getting the opinion that the republican party didn´t get the message when cantor was defeated. And I don´t think people are....stupid?...enough to continue holding their noses and voting for liberal republicans. That action has given us the dumb and dumber single political party that now exists. Republican´s supporting/enabling the lunatic left in the entirely-lunatic-left democrat party.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: earlybird, 6/17/2014 10:11:19 AM     (No. 9889235)

Those who are besostted with his "conservatism" must face the fact that he is not equipped to be a leader just yet. Maybe he hasn´t the right instincts. Just being conservative isn´t enough. We´re all that...

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Reply 4 - Posted by: nvr4get911, 6/17/2014 10:16:18 AM     (No. 9889239)

Labrador´s in it only to prevent the establishment from ramroding another RINO in majority leader. Pray for him

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Reply 5 - Posted by: horacer, 6/17/2014 10:24:18 AM     (No. 9889253)

It´s now apparent the guy isn´t ready. Handling floor duties and procedures is a big part of the job. So is fundraising. I like Labrador but he´s not ready.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: lil dotty, 6/17/2014 11:25:36 AM     (No. 9889373)

If he had called NSA, they could´a helped him.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: mickturn, 6/17/2014 11:41:27 AM     (No. 9889403)

He was a legend in his own mind...

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