Ted Stevens is in the lead.

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    yeah, that must scare the SHIT outa ya, doesn't it
     
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    No. Why would that scare the shit outta me?
     
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    Never thought of that. Could she actually appoint herself?
     
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    No, there has to be a special election if Stevens is removed.
     
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    As I understand it, she can appoint herself during the time between the expulsion and the special election, which she will win of course.
     
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    Not for two years. It is up to the Governor to appoint a replacement. Not sure if she could appoint herself, but makes for an interesting discussion.
     
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    No, she will appoint Todd.
     

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