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The Obama Opportunity

February 4th, 2008 by mopns · No Comments

By JANET NAPOLITANO , KATHLEEN SEBELIUS and CLAIRE MCCASKILL

Once in a generation, an opportunity comes along — not just for the Democratic Party, but for the United States of America — to build a new majority for change. Barack Obama’s candidacy offers us that opportunity. As Democrats, and as Americans, we must seize it.As Democrats from so-called Red States, we know that the way to win elections is not just by blaming Mr. Bush, or building campaigns focused on beating the other side — it’s by bringing people together. Americans are fed up with a divisive brand of politics that is more about scoring points than solving problems. To win in November — and to govern this country — we should not choose to be a party that extends an era of bitter partisanship; we must be the party that ends it. Read more…

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