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Pro-Gun Voters Put Heat On Democratic Senators
| March 11, 2013
| Matt Gouras
Posted on 03/11/2013 7:04:10 AM PDT by Biggirl
HELENA, Mont. (AP) -- U.S. Sen. Max Baucus has been here before.
Back during the Clinton era, the Democrat faced a choice: support an assault weapons ban urged by a president from his own party and risk angering constituents who cherish their gun rights, or buck his party. He chose the ban, and nearly lost his Senate seat.
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TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events; US: Montana
KEYWORDS: baucus; guncontrol; guns; secondamendment
posted on 03/11/2013 7:04:10 AM PDT
Baucus will be 72 next year. He has been in congress since 1975, longer than John McCain. The Montana GOP needs an A List candidate to challenge him.
Yeah, he is nowhere near as offensive as some of the RATS in the U.S. Senate. But this is a constituency which can do way better.
posted on 03/11/2013 7:17:44 AM PDT
(Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
Back in the day, I worked to get him elected. He was conservative back then and, well, he changed. He was what I would call, my father’s democrat.
What’s a “democratic” senator?
posted on 03/11/2013 2:10:53 PM PDT
We used to have those. Zell Miller was one, Henry “Scoop” Jackson another. I think the remaining ones are cowed now.
posted on 03/11/2013 2:14:37 PM PDT
(Fighting Obama without Boehner & McConnell is like going deer hunting without your accordion)
Meanwhile, Cantor is caving just as fast as he can in the House.
posted on 03/11/2013 2:16:22 PM PDT
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