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Sen. Reid Called Gov. Blagojevich to Discuss Filling Obama's Senate Seat
Fox News ^ | Saturday, January 03, 2009 | AP

Posted on 01/03/2009 1:31:45 PM PST by Ancient Drive

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid called Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich in early December to discuss the seat vacated by President-elect Barack Obama, his spokesman said.

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid didn't want Rep. Jesse Jackson in the Senate, a point he made clear to Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich in a conversation about filling Barack Obama's vacant Senate seat, the Chicago Sun-Times reports.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Front Page News; News/Current Events; US: Illinois
KEYWORDS: 111th; blago; blagojevich; jesse; jjj; reed
the plot thickens!
1 posted on 01/03/2009 1:31:45 PM PST by Ancient Drive
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To: Ancient Drive

Of course the Dems thought they finally got rid of their only black senator, they didn’t want another one. Hypocrits.


2 posted on 01/03/2009 1:33:36 PM PST by ritewingwarrior (Just say No to socialism.)
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To: Ancient Drive

How ‘bout giving the seat to a minority. Maybe a Republican or somebody like that.


3 posted on 01/03/2009 1:34:05 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (For more information on America's "new direction" read The Road to Serfdom. by Friedrich A. Hayek.)
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To: Ancient Drive

Did Reid offer Blago some choice Nevada real estate for it?


4 posted on 01/03/2009 1:35:12 PM PST by Argus ("From my cold dead hand...")
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To: Ancient Drive

I was worried about the coming 4 years... not anymore. It’s gonna be a laugh-a-minute-thon.


5 posted on 01/03/2009 1:36:00 PM PST by Ancient Drive (will)
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To: Ancient Drive

Dirty Harry caught on wiretap...


6 posted on 01/03/2009 1:36:04 PM PST by jimbo123
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To: Ancient Drive

The arrogance of Reid is astounding that he thinks he can dictate to the Governor who he should choose.


7 posted on 01/03/2009 1:36:41 PM PST by nwrep
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To: Ancient Drive

Senator Reid is obviously a RACIST, he did not want ANY of the BLACK candidates, Jesse jackson, Emil Jones, Bobby Rucs.

HE DID want Lily white Attorney General Lisa Madigan (Irish)

RACIST !!!!


8 posted on 01/03/2009 1:36:56 PM PST by chicagolady (Mexican Elite say: EXPORT Poverty Let the American Taxpayer foot the bill !)
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To: Ancient Drive

Didn’t want JJJ? This is going to get really good. We need to encourage the Caucus of Color to raise hell.

I have already called Mad Maxine to give my support to Burris. Some of you might also like to call. :)

Congresswoman Maxine Waters
2344 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515
Phone: (202) 225-2201
Fax: (202) 225-7854


9 posted on 01/03/2009 1:37:23 PM PST by doug from upland (10 million views of .HILLARY! UNCENSORED - put some ice on it, witch)
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To: Ancient Drive
I'm already sick of popcorn and the 0bama hasn't even taken office yet.
10 posted on 01/03/2009 1:37:46 PM PST by LiberConservative ("I, you know, can see, you know, upstate, you know, from my house, you know.")
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To: nwrep

I honestly think that Reed, Pelosi and Lollipop Boy see themselves as the anointed rulers of this country.


11 posted on 01/03/2009 1:38:27 PM PST by Ancient Drive (will)
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To: LiberConservative

I’m calling.. rofl.


12 posted on 01/03/2009 1:39:55 PM PST by Ancient Drive (will)
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To: Ancient Drive

Harry has a cameo in this mocking YouTube - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a0Bbf796rlo


13 posted on 01/03/2009 1:50:11 PM PST by doug from upland (10 million views of .HILLARY! UNCENSORED - put some ice on it, witch)
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To: Ancient Drive

I so love Cornyn getting in there to stir the pot!


14 posted on 01/03/2009 1:52:06 PM PST by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA (Computer says No..... Carole Beer)
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To: Ancient Drive

Amazing. Not only did Zero manage to remain pure as the driven snow in Chicago, it appears that he’s pristine among democrats nationwide.


15 posted on 01/03/2009 1:52:30 PM PST by cripplecreek (The poor bastards have us surrounded.)
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To: LiberConservative

Switch to arugula...;^)


16 posted on 01/03/2009 1:53:16 PM PST by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA (Computer says No..... Carole Beer)
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To: Ancient Drive

The republicans have a song parody making fun of an LA Times piece using the same term “Magic Negro” as the piece in the LATimes did.

The democrats vow to physically block the only black senator from taking the senate floor. The longest serving senator is a democrat former KKK leader. The leader of the senate was caught on the Blago tapes saying he did not want the son of the leading civil rights leader made a senator.

Now who does the MSM portray as racist?


17 posted on 01/03/2009 1:54:26 PM PST by icwhatudo
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To: Ancient Drive

This is an outrage. How long will Reid and the Dems be allowed to continue their racism? They are just using the spurious allegations against Blago to keep a minority out of the Senate.

This is a conspiracy against Blago by rich, white Democrats. There is a rush to judgment. Americans don’t care about whatever Dems think Blago did. Americans care about jobs and health care in this horrible economy. Let Blago get back to serving the good people of Illinois. There’s a rush to judgment in this conspiracy. This is an outrage! :))


18 posted on 01/03/2009 2:08:05 PM PST by WildcatClan (AND THOSE DOESNT BRAIN JUST GO. ---- Cecile Noe)
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To: Ancient Drive

I love Rat in-fight in the new year ;-))


19 posted on 01/03/2009 2:10:25 PM PST by Deetes (God Bless the Troops)
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To: Ancient Drive

So right! Dirty Harry Reid is not at all immune to dirty deals! Read, dirty Nevada land deals!


20 posted on 01/03/2009 2:14:28 PM PST by WellyP
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To: cripplecreek
Amazing. Not only did Zero manage to remain pure as the driven snow in Chicago, it appears that he’s pristine among democrats nationwide.

Yep. Obama = The Virgin in the Brothel.

21 posted on 01/03/2009 2:26:38 PM PST by Inspectorette
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To: icwhatudo
the son of the leading civil rights leader

Who also happens to already be a member of Congress.

22 posted on 01/03/2009 2:27:47 PM PST by Inspectorette
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To: jimbo123
Dirty Harry caught on wiretap...

Looking more and more like Fitzgerald arrested Blagojevich to stop democrats from contacting Blagojevich and getting caught up in this thing.

23 posted on 01/03/2009 2:33:52 PM PST by pepperhead (Kennedy's float, Mary Jo's don't!)
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To: pepperhead
Looking more and more like Fitzgerald arrested Blagojevich to stop democrats from contacting Blagojevich and getting caught up in this thing.

Bingo! NJ Senator Robert Menendez, the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee head was also caught on the Blago wiretaps on the same day as Dirty Harry.
24 posted on 01/03/2009 2:42:03 PM PST by jimbo123
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To: Ancient Drive
the plot thickens!

The democrat dogma dictates this via political promotion.

25 posted on 01/03/2009 2:44:05 PM PST by EGPWS (Trust in God, Question everyone else)
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To: Ancient Drive
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid didn't want Rep. Jesse Jackson in the Senate, a point he made clear to Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich...

Wow!

26 posted on 01/03/2009 2:52:26 PM PST by Wolfstar ("My 80% friend is not my enemy." Ronald Reagan)
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To: Ancient Drive

27 posted on 01/03/2009 2:58:28 PM PST by Vaquero ( "an armed society is a polite society" Robert A. Heinlein)
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To: doug from upland
Hi Doug. I actually live in Max Max's district, and I know her co-riot enabler, Rep. Diane Watson. I need to give both women a call on Monday. :)

Too bad former Rep. Juanita Millender-McDonald pass on, because I know her former chief of staff.

28 posted on 01/03/2009 2:58:34 PM PST by Wolfstar ("My 80% friend is not my enemy." Ronald Reagan)
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To: doug from upland
Harry has a cameo in this mocking YouTube Too funny, Doug. It made my day.
29 posted on 01/03/2009 3:02:30 PM PST by Wolfstar ("My 80% friend is not my enemy." Ronald Reagan)
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To: Ancient Drive
Now we know why Reid wants to block Burris. Blago had the nerve not to follow orders. If Reid is stupid enough to attempt to block seating Senator Burris, he will lose in the courts (see Powell v. McCormack (1969)) and will be perceived as a racist by Blacks. Reid should cut his loses and move on.
30 posted on 01/03/2009 3:02:38 PM PST by Repeal 16-17 (Let me know when the Shooting starts.)
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To: Ancient Drive
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31 posted on 01/03/2009 3:03:39 PM PST by engrpat (End the National Nightmare on 1-20-2013)
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To: pepperhead
Looking more and more like Fitzgerald arrested Blagojevich to stop democrats from contacting Blagojevich and getting caught up in this thing.

Not so much to stop them from contacting Blago, but to stop them from closing a deal and exchanging whatever "quid" Blago was to get for his "pro quo".

32 posted on 01/03/2009 3:06:00 PM PST by Wolfstar ("My 80% friend is not my enemy." Ronald Reagan)
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To: Ancient Drive
From the article:

William Walls of the Committee for a Better Chicago called Reid's opposition to the appointment of Jackson, Davis or Jones, all of whom are black, an act of racism.

"The U.S. Senate is an institution that is primarily white and has been forever and some people are more comfortable with people of their own kind," Walls told FOXNews.com. "Harry Reid seems to be one of those people."

Walls has vowed to rally activists in an effort to politically defeat Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin and Secretary of State Jesse White if they don't support Blagojevich's appointment for the seat, Roland Burris.

Snicker.

33 posted on 01/03/2009 3:10:07 PM PST by Wolfstar ("My 80% friend is not my enemy." Ronald Reagan)
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To: Wolfstar

There could only be one deal. Yet there could be many offers. Fitzgerald didn’t want more people to get caught up making offers.


34 posted on 01/03/2009 3:26:35 PM PST by pepperhead (Kennedy's float, Mary Jo's don't!)
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To: jimbo123
Dirty Harry caught on wiretap...

Oh please let it be so. What fun these Democrats are. Who knew? //grin//

35 posted on 01/03/2009 4:31:39 PM PST by BAW (Even when I'm wrong, I'm right.)
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To: Ancient Drive
HARRY REID SEZ...


NO! NO! NO!
ON HAVING THESE MEN IN THE SENATE:

but sez



YES! YES! YES!!
ON HAVING THESE GALS IN THE SENATE:

Coincidence?

36 posted on 01/03/2009 4:52:20 PM PST by BillyBoy (Impeach Obama? Yes We Can!)
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To: AdmSmith; Berosus; Convert from ECUSA; dervish; Ernest_at_the_Beach; Fred Nerks; george76; ...
byline: Orville Redenbacher
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid called Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich in early December to discuss the seat vacated by President-elect Barack Obama, his spokesman said. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid didn't want Rep. Jesse Jackson in the Senate, a point he made clear to Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich in a conversation about filling Barack Obama's vacant Senate seat, the Chicago Sun-Times reports.

37 posted on 01/03/2009 6:21:46 PM PST by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/_______Profile finally updated Saturday, December 6, 2008 !!!)
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Reid didn't want Rep. Jesse Jackson in the Senate

38 posted on 01/03/2009 6:38:36 PM PST by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/_______Profile finally updated Saturday, December 6, 2008 !!!)
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To: Ancient Drive

MEMORIALIZED IN SONG - http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2158334/posts


39 posted on 01/03/2009 6:53:27 PM PST by doug from upland (10 million views of .HILLARY! UNCENSORED - put some ice on it, witch)
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To: Ancient Drive
Who cares ???

It only matters if a Republican is involved!

Even the majority of Senate Republicans think so!

Just ask them, and they'll get the Dems consent to tell you so!

40 posted on 01/03/2009 6:57:44 PM PST by airborne (God answers all prayers. Just some times the answer is "no".)
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To: Wolfstar
Too bad former Rep. Juanita Millender-McDonald pass on,

No one's stopping you from calling her replacement, Miss Laura Foreclosure Richardson!

41 posted on 01/03/2009 7:01:54 PM PST by Yaelle
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To: WildcatClan

“They are just using the spurious allegations against Blago to keep a minority out of the Senate”

They wanted a woman. Isn’t that considered a minority by RAT standards?


42 posted on 01/03/2009 7:33:55 PM PST by EQAndyBuzz ("Control the information, you control the people.")
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To: BillyBoy

The Klansman, Harry Reid, has all but put a FACE on it - “ANYONE but a NEGRO”. And I’m pretty SURE that the OTHER U.S. Senator from this great State of IL, Richard “DICK” Durbin WOULD concur. Ain’t that right DICK???

Partners in CRIME. Ha, Ha


43 posted on 01/04/2009 5:31:33 AM PST by TaffyApple
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To: Yaelle
No one's stopping you from calling her replacement

So charmingly put, NOT.

44 posted on 01/04/2009 11:16:53 AM PST by Wolfstar ("My 80% friend is not my enemy." Ronald Reagan)
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