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Scozzafava Endorses Democrat After Dropping Out of N.Y. Congressional Race
Fox News ^ | 11/01/09

Posted on 11/01/2009 11:45:14 AM PST by Behind Liberal Lines

Republican Dede Scozzafava endorsed her former Democratic opponent Sunday in the race for an upstate New York congressional seat, one day after Scozzafava dropped out of the contest.

Scozzafava dropped out after Conservative Party candidate Dough Hoffman experienced a late-in-the-game surge. But on Sunday, Scozzafava backed Democrat Bill Owens -- the announcement was made in a statement send out by the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee.

"I am supporting Bill Owens for Congress and urge you to do the same," she said. "In Bill Owens, I see a sense of duty and integrity that will guide him beyond political partisanship. He will be an independent voice devoted to doing what is right for New York. Bill understands this district and its people, and when he represents us in Congress he will put our interests first."

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B*tch.
1 posted on 11/01/2009 11:45:15 AM PST by Behind Liberal Lines
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

The Onion Lives.. Right?

Oh my.


2 posted on 11/01/2009 11:45:53 AM PST by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed .. Monthly Donor Onboard .. May yur bandwidth exceed your girth)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

LOL!!!! Way to go GOP played for total and utter fools...


3 posted on 11/01/2009 11:46:22 AM PST by MNlurker
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

Paging Newt. Have a crow stew here for you to chew on.


4 posted on 11/01/2009 11:46:34 AM PST by mnehring
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

ROFL - GMTA


5 posted on 11/01/2009 11:47:38 AM PST by Enterprise (When they come for your guns and ammo, give them the ammo first.)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

Someone replied to a post I made on one of the threads yesterday giving Scozzafava props for “doing the right thing”... I think they should eat their words...


6 posted on 11/01/2009 11:48:15 AM PST by TheBattman (Pray for our country...)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

How’s that Newt?


7 posted on 11/01/2009 11:48:22 AM PST by ontap
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

GOP... YOU SUCK!

Gotta support that GOP for the sake of GOP, right? You were suckered and the PEOPLE recognized this.


8 posted on 11/01/2009 11:48:30 AM PST by autumnraine (You can't fix stupid, but you can vote it out!)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

Hey....Michael Steele.....it’s time for you to step DOWN! On your own.....of course, the Dems will welcome you with open arms!


9 posted on 11/01/2009 11:48:32 AM PST by goodnesswins (Tagline, oh tagline, whereart thou?)
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To: mnehring

LOL - here newtie, here newtie newtie. Something for you to chew on for a while. Good boy newtie. Now bark, beg, and roll over and play dead.


10 posted on 11/01/2009 11:48:49 AM PST by Enterprise (When they come for your guns and ammo, give them the ammo first.)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

Gomer Pyle cue!


11 posted on 11/01/2009 11:48:57 AM PST by FMBass ("Now that I'm sober I watch a lot of news"- Garofalo from Coulter's "Treason")
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

Don’t let the door kick you in the ass on the way out, Schizzofrizzy.


12 posted on 11/01/2009 11:49:11 AM PST by Ghost of Philip Marlowe (I'd rather be a teabagger than an ankle-grabber.)
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To: MNlurker
Way to go GOP played for total and utter fools...

...and another example of why I'll never give another dime to the RNC.

13 posted on 11/01/2009 11:49:19 AM PST by Behind Liberal Lines
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

This is what moderate and liberal republicans do. They would rather see democrats win than any hated conservative.

Can’t wait till Tuesday night!


14 posted on 11/01/2009 11:49:20 AM PST by cotton1706
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

As big of a loser as she was, the endorsement may be the kiss of death. Still....it’s an obvious and transparent sour grapes move directed at Palin and others who want to see a true conservative win the seat.


15 posted on 11/01/2009 11:49:34 AM PST by edpc (Those Lefties just ain't right)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

Newt and Steele and the GOP are looking dumber and dumber. I really hope this is a joke!


16 posted on 11/01/2009 11:49:35 AM PST by devane617 (VOTE THEM OUT! ALL OF THEM!)
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To: MNlurker

She’s taken lessons from R Lin Sphincter


17 posted on 11/01/2009 11:49:44 AM PST by choctaw man (Good ole Andrew Jackson, or You're the Reason God Made Oklahoma...)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines
30 Pieces of Silver
18 posted on 11/01/2009 11:49:56 AM PST by Slings and Arrows ("When France chides you for appeasement, you know you're scraping bottom." --Charles Krauthammer)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

Exactly.


19 posted on 11/01/2009 11:50:03 AM PST by Ladycalif (Justice for Agent Rosas - Secure the Border.)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

I am tearing up my RNC membership card and tossing my lapel pin. This is a disgrace!!!


20 posted on 11/01/2009 11:50:36 AM PST by NohSpinZone (First thing we do, let's kill all the lawyers)
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To: TheBattman

She dropped out because she was dividing the vote alright... she was dividing the liberals who couldn’t decide between her and Owens!


21 posted on 11/01/2009 11:51:09 AM PST by Chet 99
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

She had better resign from the party. She should no longer be welcome at local party functions.


22 posted on 11/01/2009 11:51:34 AM PST by ALPAPilot
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To: Enterprise

Dede you ignorant __________ .

23 posted on 11/01/2009 11:52:10 AM PST by Enterprise (When they come for your guns and ammo, give them the ammo first.)
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To: mnehring
“Paging Newt. “

He should be held accountable for this debacle. Had she not gotten the nomination and GOP support in the first place she would have little credibility now in her endorsement. What was the GOP or Newt's endorsement of her about in the first place? Knowing that the basic principles of our free-market system are at risk by the current administration how can anyone who truly represents the Republican party endorse a democrat? She wasn't even a RINO. She's clearly a liberal who thought that it would be politically expedient for her to run as a Republican in that district. Or, she was encouraged to.

24 posted on 11/01/2009 11:52:10 AM PST by pieceofthepuzzle
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To: Slings and Arrows

I don’t need to count the coins in that picture to guess there’s thirty pieces of silver, right?


25 posted on 11/01/2009 11:52:21 AM PST by Behind Liberal Lines
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To: mnehring

So who looks like the bigger Arse right now Newt or Steele


26 posted on 11/01/2009 11:52:38 AM PST by NavVet ("You Lie!")
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

27 posted on 11/01/2009 11:52:38 AM PST by I see my hands (_8(|)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

People have been positing that operationally there is little difference between Republicans and Democrats, that they are in reality two heads of the same organization; I’m inclined to agree.


28 posted on 11/01/2009 11:52:51 AM PST by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

I think this might be good news. Her association with Hoffman might have damaged him. It is not as if those who were planning to vote for her will listen to her. Most of her votes would have come from those who were unsure of Hoffman’s victory and did not want to split the vote. It is doubtful that they will vote for a Democrat.


29 posted on 11/01/2009 11:53:04 AM PST by JimWayne
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To: Behind Liberal Lines
THIS IS WHAT THE GOP WANTED!

They'd rather keep the entire political system 2 party than see a CONSERVATIVE MOVEMENT!

Tuesday will be a nice glass of STFU to the GOP establishment and the first of many.

30 posted on 11/01/2009 11:53:07 AM PST by IllumiNaughtyByNature (FR33 73h lOn9 fOrM 81R7H c3r71F1ca73!!)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

In other words, Owens isn’t quite as liberal as she is, but closer than is Hoffman.


31 posted on 11/01/2009 11:53:15 AM PST by stevem
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To: NormsRevenge

We can’t make up anything further out than what the RINOs and Democrats are already doing. We think of the worst and they prove we were optimistic.


32 posted on 11/01/2009 11:53:15 AM PST by Aroostook25
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

Where are all the “vote for any republican” voices? More seriously, who’s going to tell Newt to STFU and go away?


33 posted on 11/01/2009 11:53:19 AM PST by ozzymandus
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To: Behind Liberal Lines; BP2; Liz; Extremely Extreme Extremist; Man50D; hinckley buzzard; mkjessup; ...

What a shock! /sarc

34 posted on 11/01/2009 11:53:35 AM PST by rabscuttle385 (http://restoretheconstitution.ning.com/)
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To: NavVet
So who looks like the bigger Arse right now Newt or Steele

I have to go with Newt. He should have known better.

35 posted on 11/01/2009 11:53:40 AM PST by Behind Liberal Lines
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

Yep, I decided a while back to stop ALL support of the GOP. Let them get by, if they can, without my dollars.


36 posted on 11/01/2009 11:54:06 AM PST by devane617 (VOTE THEM OUT! ALL OF THEM!)
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To: MNlurker

Payback’s a b*tch! Figured her for a Dem anyway.

Now it’s the voters turn. Let’s see what they think.


37 posted on 11/01/2009 11:54:40 AM PST by K-oneTexas (I'm not a judge and there ain't enough of me to be a jury. (Zell Miller, A National Party No More))
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

And thats not only the real story, but that’s the end of this story.

The GOP is just going to have to step back and get out of our way...let us pick the candidates


38 posted on 11/01/2009 11:54:45 AM PST by RowdyFFC (The opinion of a wise Welshtino woman...)
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To: rabscuttle385

And this is the person Gingrich and the GOP had endorsed.

Well, I rest my case...


39 posted on 11/01/2009 11:56:05 AM PST by DoughtyOne (Unseal the lock box containing every document pertaining to Obama's life, TODAY!)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

Hilarious!

The people saw through her but the GOP leadership didn’t.

We want conservatives, like the Republicans used to be.

We don’t want liberals, like the Republicans have become.


40 posted on 11/01/2009 11:56:16 AM PST by DNME (We are now under a state of emergency (for H1N1) so Katie bar the door!)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

Shouldn’t have thanked the snake, Sarah...live and learn.


41 posted on 11/01/2009 11:56:44 AM PST by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: cotton1706
This is what moderate and liberal republicans do. They would rather see democrats win than any hated conservative.

IIRC at the news conference announcing the suspension of her campaign she was asked if she would support Hoffman. She said she would quietly teleconference with GOP chairs before making a choice.

One can only assume that the majority of the NYS GOP chairs endorsed her support of the Democrat.

What's the collective noun for weasels?

42 posted on 11/01/2009 11:56:50 AM PST by Covenantor ("Men are ruled...by liars who refuse them news, and by fools who cannot govern." Chesterton)
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To: pieceofthepuzzle

Newt & Nancy sitting in a tree,
Trying to find a way to kill the GOP.

It is good that the RINOS are making themselves known. That way we know who to target.


43 posted on 11/01/2009 11:57:04 AM PST by fuzzybutt
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To: Behind Liberal Lines
I see a sense of duty and integrity that will guide him beyond political partisanship.

In other words...to avoid the dreaded "political partisanship" (and get along at any cost to our integrity and principles), let's all just be democrats! Dede led that one by example.
44 posted on 11/01/2009 11:57:09 AM PST by LostInBayport (When the riders in the cart outnumber those pulling the cart, the cart stops moving. My back hurts.)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

Birds of a feather........


45 posted on 11/01/2009 11:57:26 AM PST by Ron H. (I believe in and practice the 4 Gs : God, Guns, Guts and Garden and OBTW, Obama LIES.)
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To: Enterprise

Nice, but I think Newt’s the... well... you know! ;-)


46 posted on 11/01/2009 11:57:32 AM PST by DoughtyOne (Unseal the lock box containing every document pertaining to Obama's life, TODAY!)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

It figures the ugly RINO would take off her republican mask the day after Halloween.


47 posted on 11/01/2009 11:57:32 AM PST by GLDNGUN
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So now we know the difference between a Rhino and a Democrat - None! Maybe all the better because with a Hoffman win, it will be even sweeter and a Big Message to the RNC and Obama! GO HOFFMAN!
48 posted on 11/01/2009 11:57:43 AM PST by Art in Idaho
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To: ALPAPilot

She needs to take her friend in the NY House who was the County Chair that got her the nomination with her along with the Chair of NY GOP who turned a blind eye to the dirty tricks and lies to get her on the ballot.

Since she had already commented in the past she was thinking of becoming a Dem, that it was only a matter of time if she was elected before she would caucus with Pelosi.

Now the RNC needs to ask for their campaign contributions back along with anyone else who supported her.


49 posted on 11/01/2009 11:57:47 AM PST by PhiKapMom (Mary Fallin - OK Gov/Coburn - Senate 2010 ! Take Back the House/Senate! Stop ZERO!)
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