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Tuesday, June 21, 2005

Other Senate Possibilities

Roll Call mentions forensic phsychiatrist Lise Van Susteran and Anne Arundel County Exec Janet Owens, but talks at length about "millionaire real estate developer"" Josh Rales for the Senate seat:
“I think there’s an opportunity for a straight-shooting problem-solver,” the 47-year-old said. “A lot of these professional politicians don’t understand the real world.”

The one problem he may not be able to solve is one of his own making: He is a two-time party switcher.

The article mentions that his donations included money to George W. Bush and Chuck Floyd, among others, and suggests that given his Potomac address and his Jewish activism, he could draw votes from both Van Hollen and Cardin.