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03-05-2008, 01:01 AM



Paul and Kucinich Easily Defeat Primary Challengers


Mary Lu Carnevale reports on congressional races.
Reps. Ron Paul and Dennis Kucinich glided to victories in their House races yesterday, despite some tense moments earlier this year when it looked like the two long-shot presidential candidates would lose their seats to primary challengers (http://online.wsj.com/article/SB120364487659384883.html). Both abandoned their presidential ambitions – temporarily, Paul promised – to tend to voters back home.
In Texas, Republican Paul easily defeated his primary opponent, Chris Peden, a certified public accountant and city councilman from Friendswood, south of Houston. Peden had campaigned partly on the notion that Paul’s run for the White House made him a celebrity with zealous followers but hadn’t done anything to improve what Peden called his effectual lawmaking. With all but two precincts counted in his reliably Republican district, Paul had 70% of the vote to Peden’s 30%. He has no Democratic challenger.
In Ohio, Democrat Kucinich topped his main primary opponent, Cleveland Councilman Joe Cimperman, who similarly defined Kucinich as an absentee congressman with a poor record on major legislation. With more than a third of the vote counted, Kucinich had 52% of the vote while Cimperman collected nearly 33%. Kucinich is heavily favored to win the general election contest against former Republican State Rep. Jim Trakas. His Web site leads with this line against Kucinich: “Congressman Kucinich has gotten so sidetracked pursuing other pleasures, that we have been abandoned here at home.”



03-05-2008, 01:03 AM
Ya he didnt take any counties. Even the supposed NASA counties.

O well he did his part to be a distraction and to test our determination.

03-05-2008, 02:29 AM
Personally, I find it disappointing that Peden got over 10% anywhere.

03-05-2008, 04:40 AM
Victory.... at last! :)

03-05-2008, 04:44 AM
Personally, I find it disappointing that Peden got over 10% anywhere.

Same. Just shows how many down right ignorant people share the same air as we do.