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Left-Wing Independent Losing Steam in Maine Senate Race

annfan_777 Wrote: Oct 06, 2012 10:10 AM
Only if the center is on the far left fringe.
Born in the USA! Wrote: Oct 06, 2012 12:10 PM
Good God! If you think King is part of the far left fringe, then you must really steeped deep in the right wing bubble, where Bush and McCain are "moderates" or even "progressives". I have lived my whole life around those in the far right bubble and have heard a lot that nonsense. If you break out of it (especially by visiting other countries), you will see what "far left fringe" really is. You'll see people who make Pelosi look rather conservative economically by comparision. I am not kidding. Obamacare? Most countries have health systems more to the left than that. Heck, Obamacare is similar to a Heritage Foundation proposal and the Republicans' 1993 counterproposal to the Clinton plan.
The Maine Senate race that once seemed like a one-man show is now getting more players. Independent candidate Angus King’s once significant lead back in June, when he led with a comfortable 27 points, has since dropped to 14.5 as his opponents Cynthia Dill (D) and Secretary of State Charlie Summers (R) begin to close the gap.

King, Dill and Summers are all vying for the Maine Senate seat after incumbent Olympia Snowe (R) announced her retirement at the end of this term. The winner will join the state’s other current senator, Susan Collins (R).

Although King is...