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Christine O’Donnell might run for Senate again
Washington Post ^ | July 23, 2013 | Rachel Weiner,

Posted on 07/23/2013 9:05:08 AM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia

Christine O’Donnell is considering a new bid for the Senate.

The conservative activist who rode a tea party wave to victory in a Delaware special election primary four years ago is interested in challenging Sen. Chris Coons (D) in 2014, the Wilmington News Journal reports.

O’Donnell would have difficulty winning over skeptics in the Delaware GOP, many of whom see her as a liability. After beating moderate Republican Rep. Mike Castle in the 2010 primary, O’Donnell lost in a landslide to Coons amid a series of missteps and damaging revelations about her past.

(Excerpt) Read more at washingtonpost.com ...


TOPICS: Politics/Elections; US: Delaware
KEYWORDS: 2014midterms; chriscoons; christineodonnell; de2014; grifter; pleasedont; senate

1 posted on 07/23/2013 9:05:08 AM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

And they will breach her tax records again I’m sure.


2 posted on 07/23/2013 9:05:46 AM PDT by ConservativeMan55
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Thanks, anyway.


3 posted on 07/23/2013 9:06:06 AM PDT by Seaplaner (Never give in. Never give in. Never...except to convictions of honour and good sense. W. Churchill)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

and if she does, i’ll be right there backing her to the hilt again.


4 posted on 07/23/2013 9:06:55 AM PDT by dadfly
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

I’d rather she not, but that’s her prerogative...and something the Delaware voters decide. I was all about her beating Castle, but I just don’t think she could win the general after the crap last cycle.


5 posted on 07/23/2013 9:11:21 AM PDT by ilgipper (Obama is proving that very bad ideas can be wrapped up in pretty words)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

I’d rather she not, but that’s her prerogative...and something the Delaware voters decide. I was all about her beating Castle, but I just don’t think she could win the general after the crap last cycle.


6 posted on 07/23/2013 9:11:21 AM PDT by ilgipper (Obama is proving that very bad ideas can be wrapped up in pretty words)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

I would advise her to inject a little humor into it.
Maybe an ad with her dressed as a witch, saying “that’s ridiculous, I’m NOT a witch!”

Make your accusers the ones who are absurd.


7 posted on 07/23/2013 9:12:11 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

She supported Romney for president in 2014 for certain.

I’m not sure that reflects a good conservative outsider position.


8 posted on 07/23/2013 9:14:06 AM PDT by Nextrush (A BALANCED BUDGET NOW AND PRESIDENT SARAH PALIN ARE AT THE TOP OF MY LIST)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
After beating moderate Republican Rep. Mike Castle in the 2010 primary, O’Donnell lost in a landslide to Coons amid a series of missteps and damaging revelations about her past manufactured news stories targeting the conservative O'Donnell.
9 posted on 07/23/2013 9:14:46 AM PDT by mbarker12474
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To: Nextrush

O’Donnell was a Romney supporter in 2012 and I don’t admire her as much as I used to....

I would not support her financially unless she sought and got the endorsement of Sarah Palin.


10 posted on 07/23/2013 9:15:31 AM PDT by Nextrush (A BALANCED BUDGET NOW AND PRESIDENT SARAH PALIN ARE AT THE TOP OF MY LIST)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

FYI: She’s not a witch.


11 posted on 07/23/2013 9:15:48 AM PDT by Boogieman
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To: dadfly

FWIW, I’ve got to admire her courage. She isn’t moving to Wyoming to find a more conservative constituency.


12 posted on 07/23/2013 9:16:25 AM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
She's got guts to try again.

Does Sarah Palin have such guts?

We'll see.

13 posted on 07/23/2013 9:19:29 AM PDT by eCSMaster (Palin was right (again)!)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
Wouldn't it be easier for her to bring in her 2012 return for a Second Look®? Seems like filing for office is a pretty cumbersome way to get your taxes reviewed.
14 posted on 07/23/2013 9:19:33 AM PDT by NonValueAdded (Unindicted Co-conspirators: The Mainstream Media)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

I feel sorry for her in the sense that the government and media treated her so badly, but I still don’t want her as a senator. She’s a publicity seeker, pure and simple.


15 posted on 07/23/2013 9:20:40 AM PDT by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
christine odonnell photo: Christine ODonnell odumbell.jpg

Because her first debacle wasn't enough to convince her.

16 posted on 07/23/2013 9:22:51 AM PDT by Snickering Hound
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To: Snickering Hound

17 posted on 07/23/2013 9:23:45 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Hmm... It would bring Obama-IRS center stage!


18 posted on 07/23/2013 9:23:54 AM PDT by Bulwinkle (Alec, a.k.a. Daffy Duck)
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To: Nextrush

Sarah went out and campaigned for JOHN MCCAIN’S RE-ELECTION!

Not a fan of THAT move (though I appreciate her sense of loyalty).

O’Donnell was a Republican who was practically committed to support her Party’s nominee. When you consider who the opponent was, it was not a hard call.


19 posted on 07/23/2013 9:24:32 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Meh. Delaware is a pretty hopeless liberal toilet. Let her run. Who cares?
She accomplished the goal of getting rid of fake “Republican” Mike Castle, and that was a pretty good win by itself.


20 posted on 07/23/2013 9:26:33 AM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

GOOD !!! After the maneuvers spent by puppet masters, both political parties, to defeat her, we know whose side she’ll most probably be on.


21 posted on 07/23/2013 9:28:20 AM PDT by grania
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

In just a flat comparison of accomplishments, she cannot match those of Coons, starting from the cradle on. His only problem was switching to the Democrat line which, in Delaware, makes him a shoo-in. Wish it were otherwise, but it is not. What has O’D done in the past 2 years to make up for her 2010 shortcomings? Not much.


22 posted on 07/23/2013 9:29:32 AM PDT by imardmd1 (Fiat Lux)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Whether she runs again, we still owe her a debt of gratitude for taking out Mike Castle, who likely would have won and would have replaced Arlen Specter as a liberal republican in the senate. And Castle would have become another Jim Jeffords, leaving the repulican party when push came to shove.

The people of Delaware elected a liberal in 2010. Better that it was a democrat.


23 posted on 07/23/2013 9:34:13 AM PDT by cotton1706
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To: Buckeye McFrog

She supported Romney BEFORE he got the nomination. She wasn’t just supporting the party’s nominee.

http://www.politico.com/blogs/burns-haberman/2011/12/christine-odonnell-endorses-romney-107376.html


24 posted on 07/23/2013 9:35:00 AM PDT by tirednvirginia
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

She was defeated by almost as large a margin as Rick Santorum, when he was booted from his Senate seat, that large a gap indicates that she should not run again.


25 posted on 07/23/2013 9:40:13 AM PDT by ansel12 ( Santorum appeared on CBS and pronounced George Zimmerman guilty of murder, first degree. March-2012)
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To: mbarker12474

Her most avid freeper supporter her I believe later came out and washed his hands of her. I don’t believe everything about her was manufactured.


26 posted on 07/23/2013 9:49:06 AM PDT by CharlesWayneCT
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To: ConservativeMan55

They’ll breach anything they need to.


27 posted on 07/23/2013 9:49:51 AM PDT by Viennacon
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To: tirednvirginia

She destroyed herself when she ran the Ad that opened with “I’m not a witch.” She should have never said that and when she did it opened her up for Alinsky style ridicule. If she runs again there will be many ads and SNL skits with her dressed like a witch etc.. She will never win, she will be made to look like a fool and she is not good at defending herself.


28 posted on 07/23/2013 9:53:01 AM PDT by bigtoona
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To: Buckeye McFrog

I would love to see a set of commercials where she wears suspiciously “witch-like” clothing while she coyly tries to hide it

She is not the sharpest tool in the bag or the best candidate but where the hell is anyone else on the conservative GOP side where she lives?


29 posted on 07/23/2013 10:01:34 AM PDT by Mr. K (4 election)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
O’Donnell would have difficulty winning over skeptics in the Delaware GOP, many of whom see her as a liability.

I think the Delaware GOP is a liability - for CONSERVATIVE POLITICANS.

30 posted on 07/23/2013 10:02:09 AM PDT by ExCTCitizen (Ben Carson/Rand Paul or Sara/Nikki in 2016)
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To: Nextrush

Romney’s not running again in 2014 is he????????
In 2012 she had 2 choices, Romney or the Won, prefer her backing the Won?


31 posted on 07/23/2013 10:03:58 AM PDT by X-spurt (I'm copywriting creepy ass cracker, send royalties to BR549)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

No


32 posted on 07/23/2013 10:37:59 AM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (0bama's agenda—Divide and conquer seems to be working.)
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To: X-spurt

She supported Romney when there were more choices than just Romney and Obama.


33 posted on 07/23/2013 11:03:58 AM PDT by GIdget2004
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
Christine O’Donnell is considering a new bid for the Senate

Double, double, toil and trouble
Fire burn and cauldron bubble...

34 posted on 07/23/2013 11:10:24 AM PDT by Jim Noble (When strong, avoid them. Attack their weaknesses. Emerge to their surprise.)
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To: dadfly

Time for some of her witchcraft in the US Senate! It would be better if Sarah Palin runs—but this would be good too—we in the Tea Party—Freedom Party—Movement for America must do all we can to help her as the Liberal media tries to pull a Romney on her and render her Toxic like they did Sarah Palin. Their day is coming to an end—and they feel it—but rats will fight like tigers when cornered.


35 posted on 07/23/2013 1:40:47 PM PDT by Forward the Light Brigade (Into the Jaws of H*ll)
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To: dfwgator
Re: turned me into a Newt.

LOL

 

36 posted on 07/23/2013 1:54:01 PM PDT by zeugma (Those of us who work for a living are outnumbered by those who vote for a living.)
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To: Buckeye McFrog

Sarah certainly was on O’Donnell’s side when the chips were down (Rove trashed Christine) and I hope the two of them can appear next to each other and support the other again....


37 posted on 07/23/2013 2:04:34 PM PDT by Nextrush (A BALANCED BUDGET NOW AND PRESIDENT SARAH PALIN ARE AT THE TOP OF MY LIST)
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