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Party prevents locals from run for Congress

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According to Republican bosses, the 4th Congressional District is populated by such a low-quality constituency that no one living there is qualified for legislative office. Mike Holmes and all other locals have thus been ordered out of the Congressional race. An ideologue has been imported from Los Angeles to replace them. He'll work for the Washington bosses and lobbyists instead of his neighbors, just like Doolittle. Sadly, if history is any guide, the voters of the 4th District will affirm the bosses' vision of them by obediently electing the carpetbagger. In the meantime I'll be voting for Charlie Brown, a neighbor even if a Democrat. Laurance Smith Newcastle