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Cheney on the Foley impact



Vice President Cheney was asked about the impact of the Mark Foley scandal during an interview with Time magazine. Here's his reply:

"I don't think it's hurt our candidates generally. Obviously, it's a terrible situation. I think appropriate action has been taken. Investigations are under way to find out what's happened and so forth.

"The place where it's likely to have an impact, clearly, would be in Foley's district. He's not running for reelection, and they're trying to work out an arrangement so somebody else can run for that seat. But beyond that, I don't sense that it's the kind of issue that has an impact on Wyoming or Florida -- it clearly does in Florida, but in Wyoming or California or Texas, for example."

[Last modified: Wednesday, September 15, 2010 11:33am]


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