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3/10/10: The Progressive Case Against Matheson

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Congressman Jim Matheson

By Doug Fabrizio

Salt Lake City, Utah – Jim Matheson is most often characterized as a moderate democrat, sometimes conservative. Now, a progressive faction of his party has had enough. His opposition to the house healthcare bill and his positions climate change among others, has motivated them to pick a candidate to run against him. We're looking at the challenge faced by the organizers looking to unseat Matheson and examining the idea of trying to purify a political party.

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