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Scott Lee Cohen Announces Run for Governor
Fox News Chicago ^ | 5/3/2010 | Fox News Chicago

Posted on 05/03/2010 9:42:43 AM PDT by bigbob

Chicago - Scott Lee Cohen announced Monday that he plans to run for governor as an independent.

He said he was running because he was "tired of waste and mismanagement."

Cohen was pressured to drop out of the race for lieutenant governor after embarassing details surfaced about his personal life, including allegations of abuse from his wife and ex-girlfriend and overdue child support.

"I am not perfect, but I am honest," Cohen said. "And Illinois needs more honesty than perfection."

A spokesman for House Speaker Michael Madigan says Cohen notified party leaders of his plans to run for governor in April.

Cohen will need to submit 25,000 signatures from registered voters on petitions by June 21 to get on the ballot.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: cohen; ilgov; illinoispolitics; scottleecohen
He's baaaacckkk.....

Who is to say Scott Lee Cohen is unfit to occupy the seat previously held by Geo. Ryan (D-Federal Prison) or Rod Blago (Idiot-IL)?

Go Scott Go! Make Pat Quinn and the corrupt IL Democrat party regret not welcoming you with open arms as the duly elected Lt. Gov. candidate.

1 posted on 05/03/2010 9:42:43 AM PDT by bigbob
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To: bigbob

Hope they eat each other up!!


2 posted on 05/03/2010 9:54:14 AM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion,,,,,,the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: Ann Archy

Maybe Joe Walsh from the IL 8th can be his Lt. Gov. They deserve each other.


3 posted on 05/03/2010 10:01:43 AM PDT by aragona
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To: bigbob

What a fool!


4 posted on 05/03/2010 10:08:52 AM PDT by ncfool (The new USSA - United Socialst States of AmeriKa. Welcome to Obummers world.)
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To: aragona

Maybe Joe Walsh from the IL 8th can be his Lt. Gov. They deserve each other.

The Smoker You Drink, The Player You Get

...sorry, couldn’t resist ;-)


5 posted on 05/03/2010 10:15:40 AM PDT by STONEWALLS
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To: bigbob

LOL.

“Vote for me, Ladies, or I’ll slug you.”


6 posted on 05/03/2010 10:20:16 AM PDT by Opinionated Blowhard
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To: sarasota; BillyBoy; chicagolady; Dr. Sivana; Graybeard58; Impy; BlackElk; PhilCollins; TitansAFC; ..

*IL Politics Ping*


7 posted on 05/03/2010 6:47:02 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Amber Lamps !"~~)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha....... (gasp) ........ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


8 posted on 05/03/2010 6:55:46 PM PDT by TitansAFC (The Left does not devote so much effort into attacking Sarah Palin because she's a weak candidate.)
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To: TitansAFC; fieldmarshaldj; BillyBoy; bigbob

And we already have Green Rich Whitney on the ballot to take votes from Quinn (he took from both sides last time but I don’t expect that to happen again).

I wish Cohen luck in getting on the ballot, I’m sure they’ll try hard to keep him off.

I hope he chooses a well known black democrat to be his running mate.


9 posted on 05/03/2010 11:27:32 PM PDT by Impy (RED=COMMUNIST, NOT REPUBLICAN | NO "INDIVIDUAL MANDATE"!!!!!!!)
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