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Wednesday, September 27, 2006


Ann Arundel (District 21) State Senator Gianetti, recently defeated in the Democratic primary, apparently decided to switch parties or, as Blog Arundel put it, "Senator Speedo Considers Pulling a Lieberman."

Commentary includes:

"It would be a strange move for a guy I put on a bus in the winter of 2003 to go to Vermont as we worked together in the Howard Dean campaign," said David Paulson, a spokesman for the Maryland Democratic Party. Last night, he called Giannetti a "sore loser whose political career is essentially over."