Friday, May 7, 2010

Speculation on Democratic Candidates for Obey's Seat

Link to May 7 Wausau Daily Herald, "Decker could try for Obey's seat".

Excerpt: A Democratic leader in the 7th Congressional District pegs state Sen. Russ Decker of Weston as one of the party's top three candidates to seek the U.S. House seat that Dave Obey is leaving after 41 years.

Gary Hawley of Stevens Point, the district's representative and co-chairman of the Portage County Democratic Party, said Thursday that Decker and fellow state Sen. Pat Kreitlow of Chippewa Falls, as well as former Sen. Kevin Shibilski of Stevens Point, were top hopefuls in his view

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