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20. Wouldn't the Republican appointment only be for a few months, until a special election?
Fri Jun 10, 2016, 11:24 AM
Jun 2016

I thought the Democrats in the Massachusetts house changed the rules in 2004 to prevent Romney from appointing Kerry's replacement if he won the presidency? Which of course ended up biting us all in the ass when Teddy died.

No (Bernie Supporter) bigwillq Jun 2016 #1
Agree. A senator can get more done than a vice-president. JustABozoOnThisBus Jun 2016 #5
Like Senate majority leader. Imagine the hell she would bring upon the GOP tonyt53 Jun 2016 #27
There are a lot here who wanted her as SBS's VP choice. Bobby Kennedy can fill Warren's Senate seat. TheBlackAdder Jun 2016 #40
I didn't want Warren as Bernie's VP either. bigwillq Jun 2016 #41
She needs to stay in senate. VulgarPoet Jun 2016 #2
Depends on how close we are to retaking the Senate ... NurseJackie Jun 2016 #3
Wouldn't the Republican appointment only be for a few months, until a special election? democrattotheend Jun 2016 #20
I think they have 150 days to call for a special election dlwickham Jun 2016 #26
it's irrelevant to me. It is a ceremonial post. cali Jun 2016 #4
Ceremonial ... ha! :-P NurseJackie Jun 2016 #6
yes, it's largely ceremonial. What precisely has Joe Biden done? cali Jun 2016 #9
You haven't been paying attention to Joe, I see. Or ... NurseJackie Jun 2016 #11
So you can't name a thing. No surprise cali Jun 2016 #15
I was going to say it's ceremonial with a young pres like Obama, but then JFK... yurbud Jun 2016 #23
The fact it is a ceremonial post should make it highly relevant to you. JonLeibowitz Jun 2016 #13
It will be tough to call Bernie fringe after this primary cycle. yurbud Jun 2016 #25
What that we do here *is* relevant jack_krass Jun 2016 #28
Not sure Dem2 Jun 2016 #7
Same democrattotheend Jun 2016 #21
I fully support this. Double down. Do it. betsuni Jun 2016 #8
Horrible, horrible idea. Lizzie Poppet Jun 2016 #10
Yep. It is interesting the breakdown of votes in the poll so far. JonLeibowitz Jun 2016 #12
I love your posts Tarc Jun 2016 #24
Almost all of the Bernie supporters voting "no" are ones geek tragedy Jun 2016 #14
Mmmh. I tried to look at it from the hardcore bernie viewpoint. cyberpunk Jun 2016 #17
I don't think Elizabeth Warren is going to be anyone's yes-woman nt geek tragedy Jun 2016 #18
I'd hope not. nt cyberpunk Jun 2016 #19
Bernie supporters have been saying for months athena Jun 2016 #34
that's a lot of cross referencing yurbud Jun 2016 #38
I'm for it. Here is why. RDANGELO Jun 2016 #16
That's a bunch of if's floppyboo Jun 2016 #22
Well at least we are staying true to the usual suspects. Eom MyNameGoesHere Jun 2016 #29
Great for Banks, terrible for citizens Marrah_G Jun 2016 #30
Why? democrattotheend Jun 2016 #31
Yes, because she isn't in the senate to fight them. Marrah_G Jun 2016 #37
Warren is a fiery advocate. She can have a decades-long career in the Senate... Hekate Jun 2016 #32
She didn't have the courage to either run or support the progressive candidate. Kentonio Jun 2016 #33
Between VP and the Senate -- Hell Hath No Fury Jun 2016 #35
no, they have zero chemistry. nt La Lioness Priyanka Jun 2016 #36
No. But if she accepts it, I'll be hopeful of the terms and her judgement. nt JCanete Jun 2016 #39
it doesn't matter, since hillary will lose. nt restorefreedom Jun 2016 #42
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