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Keystone Phil
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« on: August 31, 2012, 08:42:08 am »
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Let's just assume for a minute that Obama is re-elected. Name your top three personal choices (the individual you want to win the nomination) for President in 2016.

For me...

1) Rick Santorum
2) Chris Christie
3) Marco Rubio
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« Reply #1 on: August 31, 2012, 08:44:39 am »
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1- Allen West
2- Marco Rubio
3- Rick Santorum

This is out of the likely candidates...
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« Reply #2 on: August 31, 2012, 08:57:07 am »
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1) Sherrod Brown
2) Joe Biden
3) Brian Schweitzer
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« Reply #3 on: August 31, 2012, 09:24:15 am »
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Republicans:

1) Chris Christie
2) Scott Brown
3) Marco Rubio

Honourable mentions:

Susana Martinez, Rand Paul, Pat Toomey, Mike Huckabee, John Thune

Democrats:

1) Cory Booker
2) Brian Schweitzer
3) Andrew Cuomo

Honourable mentions:

Martin O'Malley, Mark Warner, John Hickenlooper, Dan Malloy, Deval Patrick
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« Reply #4 on: August 31, 2012, 10:15:27 am »
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I specified top three because I'd have a ton of honorable mentions (with Toomey included in mine, too)! Tongue
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« Reply #5 on: August 31, 2012, 10:41:12 am »
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I specified top three because I'd have a ton of honorable mentions (with Toomey included in mine, too)! Tongue

Honestly, I'll probably have a very difficult time choosing one Republican in 2016 Tongue Depending on where I go to college, I might vote strategically based on what state I'm living in.
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« Reply #6 on: August 31, 2012, 10:53:11 am »
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Of the people likely to run...

1. Brian Schweitzer
2. Martin O'Malley
3. Sherrod Brown
4. Joe Biden (would be #1 or #2 if he weren't so old)
5. Claire McCaskill
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« Reply #7 on: August 31, 2012, 11:28:14 am »
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1. Mitt Romney
2. Chris Christie
3. Mitch Daniels
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« Reply #8 on: August 31, 2012, 11:44:04 am »
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1. Brian Schweitzer
2. Andrew Cuomo
3. Cory Booker (if elected to the Senate in 2014)
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« Reply #9 on: August 31, 2012, 11:47:26 am »
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Of any of the likely candidates, Rand Paul would be the closest, and I doubt I could even support him given his descent into Republican hackishness.
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« Reply #10 on: August 31, 2012, 01:44:01 pm »
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1) Brian Schweitzer
2) Russ Feingold
3) Rand Paul

Honorable mentions: Jeff Flake, Mike Lee, Nikki Haley, John Lynch, John Kitzhaber, Jim Webb, Jon Tester.
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« Reply #11 on: August 31, 2012, 03:10:09 pm »
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Republicans:
1) Jon Huntsman
2) Chris Christie
3) Jeb Bush

Honorable Mentions: Scott Brown would be 3 if he ran.


Democrats:
1) Brian Schweitzer
2) Andrew Cuomo
3) Mark Warner

Honorable Mentions: Cory Booker would be 3 if he ran.
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« Reply #12 on: August 31, 2012, 04:26:11 pm »
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I honestly can not think of one current politician I would want to be president.
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« Reply #13 on: August 31, 2012, 07:21:34 pm »
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1) Susana Martinez
2) Condoleezza Rice
3) Chris Christie
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« Reply #14 on: August 31, 2012, 08:23:34 pm »
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1) Susana Martinez
2) Jeb Bush
3) Chris Christie
4) Hillary Clinton
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« Reply #15 on: August 31, 2012, 09:07:44 pm »
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Republicans
1. Jeb Bush
2. Brian Sandoval
3. Susana Martinez

Democrats
1. Brian Schweitzer
2. Andrew Cuomo
3. Martin O'Malley
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« Reply #16 on: August 31, 2012, 09:21:41 pm »
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1) Paul Ryan
2) Bobby Jindal
3) Mike Pence
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« Reply #17 on: September 02, 2012, 03:56:41 am »
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Schweitzer, Cuomo, Gillibrand, or Klobuchar. Aside from Schweitzer I can't really narrow the rest down to a number.
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« Reply #18 on: September 02, 2012, 09:50:06 am »
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1. Mitt Romney (Reelection)
2. Paul Ryan
3. Marco Rubio
4. Susanna Martinez
5. Scott Walker
6. Rand Paul 
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« Reply #19 on: September 02, 2012, 10:55:45 am »
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1. Sherrod Brown
2. Joe Biden
3. John Hickenlooper

I like Michael Bennet, Martin O'Malley, Jon Huntsman, Brian Schweitzer and Hillary Clinton, too.
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« Reply #20 on: September 02, 2012, 04:28:55 pm »
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Those who I think will run....

1. Schweitzer
2. Hickenlooper
3. O'Malley
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« Reply #21 on: September 02, 2012, 04:35:56 pm »
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No names.

I'm looking for someone who can credibly make campaign finance / crony capitalism the top issue, or a woman.
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« Reply #22 on: September 02, 2012, 04:55:54 pm »
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Jeb Bush
Condi Rice
Paul Ryan

I would like to see a Jeb Bush/Condi Rice ticket under this scenario.
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« Reply #23 on: September 02, 2012, 05:26:20 pm »
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Jeb Bush
Condi Rice
Paul Ryan

I would like to see a Jeb Bush/Condi Rice ticket under this scenario.

This. Exactly this.
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« Reply #24 on: September 02, 2012, 05:52:09 pm »
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Based on previous posts, I'd say.

1. Sherrod Brown
2. Russ Feingold
3. Brian Schweitzer
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