Free Republic
Browse · Search
News/Activism
Topics · Post Article

To: SeekAndFind; SunkenCiv; Clintonfatigued; fieldmarshaldj; Just A Nobody; smoothsailing; RedRover; ...
There was a rumor floating around that the NY Dems will seek to solve two problems in one swoop by asking Rangel to retire and running the current governor Paterson (who has virtually no chance for reelection next year) for Rangel’s House seat.
14 posted on 10/08/2009 12:20:37 PM PDT by justiceseeker93
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies ]


To: justiceseeker93
running the current governor Paterson (who has virtually no chance for reelection next year) for Rangel’s House seat.

I don't know where Paterson's resident is. Rangel has represented his district ( which includes Harlem ) for the longest time. He could commit murder in daylight and his district will STILL vote for him. Assuming Rangel has no shame ( and I believe he does not ), he has his seat for as long as he wants.

But let's assume that Rangel will retire ( highly unlikely, but let's just assume), If Paterson is not a resident of Rangel's district, he has to establish residence. Only then can he run as their congressman. If he does that, will he win ? My guess is YES, especially if Rangel endorses him. Rangel's constituents will vote Democrat come hell or high water.
15 posted on 10/08/2009 12:33:13 PM PDT by SeekAndFind (wH)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 14 | View Replies ]

To: justiceseeker93

Thanks justiceseeker93.


17 posted on 10/08/2009 3:17:41 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/__Since Jan 3, 2004__Profile updated Monday, January 12, 2009)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 14 | View Replies ]

To: justiceseeker93

Thanks for the ping!


18 posted on 10/08/2009 9:06:43 PM PDT by Alamo-Girl
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 14 | View Replies ]

Free Republic
Browse · Search
News/Activism
Topics · Post Article


FreeRepublic, LLC, PO BOX 9771, FRESNO, CA 93794
FreeRepublic.com is powered by software copyright 2000-2008 John Robinson