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Phil Marx


I agree with Daniels that holding a special election so close to the general election seems like a waste of money. But not having a representative is no good either.

What would it take to change the law to allow a short-term appointment. I believe this could be handled at the state (rather than federal) level. To be fair, I would think that a caucus within the former Rep's party would be preferrable to a gubernatorial appointment.

What are your thoughts on this?

Roger McNeill


Good point, but I'm not sure it would have changed the outcome. Pelosi would have just had to drum up one more Democrat to fall on his/her sword.

No matter what the outcome of the upcoming elections, the upcoming lame duck session scares me to death.

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