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Saturday, September 20, 2008

Why Did Republican Jim Leach Endorse Obama?


"It's been a very difficult thing for me because I've never endorsed a Democrat before...but sometimes in life you come to a juncture where it's very clear the national interest trumps party discipline," former Iowa Congressman Jim Leach said in a noontime interview with Radio Iowa.

"It's a very awkward circumstance. I don't have ambition to seek public life or public position. I truly am enjoying teaching, so I've made a decision as a citizen and as a citizen, I am convinced that the national interest of the United States is very much in jeopardy at this time and not to reassess, not to redirect would be a major problem that would have ramifications for decades to come." Read more...>

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