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Old 01-24-2008, 01:05 PM
 
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WASHINGTON (AFP) - Senator John McCain has won the Republican party's caucuses in Louisiana while longshot candidate Ron Paul took second place, the state party said Wednesday, citing preliminary results
McCain wins Louisiana caucus: preliminary results - Yahoo! News (broken link)
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Old 01-24-2008, 01:23 PM
 
Location: Albemarle, NC
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They don't talk about the provisional ballots that are still being counted. There are enough to push Paul over the top of McCain's very small lead if most of them, as expected, goes to Paul due to registration between Nov1 and Nov 30, the cutoff date. Nice of the LAGOP not to release the real numbers in all this. The results probably won't be released before the Primary in Feb.
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Old 01-24-2008, 02:15 PM
 
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Just wondering when Ron Paul will cease to be a "longshot" and be considered an actual candidate by the News media. If they would give some time to his ideas, he would be "serious" candidate by now. 2nd in Nevada and Louisiana.
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Old 01-24-2008, 02:18 PM
 
Location: Southern New Jersey
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Makes you wonder why the "pro-life" slate had to be pushed by people trying to stop Ron Paul...and why this isn't front-page news...biased much?
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Old 01-24-2008, 02:38 PM
 
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Just wondering when Ron Paul will cease to be a "longshot" and be considered an actual candidate by the News media. If they would give some time to his ideas, he would be "serious" candidate by now. 2nd in Nevada and Louisiana.
They don't want to do that for fear that many people will give Paul a serious look. Sad but true.
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Old 01-24-2008, 02:40 PM
 
Location: Colorado
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They don't want to do that for fear that many people will give Paul a serious look. Sad but true.
The media doesn't have a clue. I think Paul winning the nomination would be a much bigger story than they would have if McCain or Romney get it.
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Old 01-24-2008, 02:42 PM
 
Location: North Cackelacky....in the hills.
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Ron Paul-Longshot...but came in second twice now and could still won in LA.
Would be funny if it wasn't so sad.
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Old 01-24-2008, 02:48 PM
 
Location: Albemarle, NC
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Makes you wonder why the "pro-life" slate had to be pushed by people trying to stop Ron Paul...and why this isn't front-page news...biased much?
On the same day he received THE pro-life endorsement by Jane Roe that not one mainstream outlet has reported on.
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Old 01-24-2008, 06:51 PM
 
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well as i understand the process in la. nobody won anything.the delegates are all at large and unless somebody takes over 50% none of the delegates are obligated to vote for anyone in particular.they still have a 'beauty contest' primary in a few weeks which isnt binding on the delegates either.in most caucus states and some primary states things are setup so that the party hierarchy decides who their states choice for nominee will be.in iowa people basiclly all get together and vote at the same time but in most caucuses you are voting for specific people to be delegates not voting for any candidates per se.in places like montana only state polititicians and party officials even get to vote in the caucuses.people dont realize that in a lot of states in this country regular voters have no real say in who their states delegation supports.
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Old 11-04-2008, 09:00 AM
 
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objective msm reporting is fantasy. true objective reporters get fired if they don't do as they are told. ron paul never had a chance as these thugs.
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