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See Resolution condemning the actions of Senators Rodney Tom and Tim Sheldon and Brendan William’s frank analysis of the Rodney Tom debacle, and the Dems’ dilemma

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Resolution condemning the actions of Senators Rodney Tom and Tim Sheldon

[There are several similar resolution in the works.] At the December 12, 2012 membership meeting, the 32nd Legislative District Democrats unanimously passed a resolution condemning the actions of Senators Rodney Tom and Tim Sheldon. In choosing to caucus with the Senate Republicans, Senators Tom and Sheldon have chosen to ignore the will of the voters, […]

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Brendan William's frank analysis of the Rodney Tom debacle, and the Dems' dilemma

Former progressive legislator Brendan Williams says, in The Inevitable Republican Coup and Its Inevitable Silver Lining, that the Democrats’ embracing of Rodney Tom a few years go had a predictable outcome: his turning on them the way the scorpion turned on the frog. By rejecting the man [Rodney] Tom refers affectionately to as “Rob” [McKenna], […]

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Democrats Rodney Tom and Tim Sheldon hand control of State Senate to Republicans

The Olympian is reporting Republican-led coalition takes control of state Senate: Senate Republicans joined by maverick Democratic Sens. Rodney Tom and Tim Sheldon announced a new majority coalition today to run the Senate in January, calling their plan a bipartisan effort to share power in a cooperative way the public is demanding. Tom will serve […]