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Rep. Jesse Jackson leads call for Illinois Democrats to stop feuding. Brought to tears, hugs

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DENVER--After Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-Ill.) made a tearful call for feuding Illinois Democrats to unify, longtime antagonists Gov. Blagojevich and Illinois House Speaker Michael J. Madigan hugged. Then Jackson and Mayor Daley--who have had their differences hugged. Then Jackson cried and Daley comforted him.

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THANK YOU CONGRESSMAN JACKSON, THANK YOU FOR
SAYING ENOUGH IS ENOUGH, WE NEED TO COME TOGETHER
FOR THE GOOD OF THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY!
WE MUST DEFEAT MCCAIN IN NOVEMBER, THIS IS A
SERIOUS SITUATION, ASK YOURSELF IS THIS SERIOUS
OR WHAT, LOOK AT YOUR PAYCHECK, LOOK AT YOUR
CHECKBOOK, LOOK AT YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD, LOOK AT
WHAT IS HAPPENING IN THIS COUNTRY, DO YOU WANT
THIS MADNESS TO CONTINUE, OR SHOULD WE PULL THE
PLUG FOR ONCE AND FOR ALL!

wow! all of this is right out of the godfather! i can jess jr. now, " this is the business we have chosen." oh yea! indeed

Exactly Mr. McNary. I thought of the things that Tony Soprano was trying to accomplish prior to the big war at the end of the series run.

OBAMA AND BIDEN ALL THE WAY TO THE TIP TOP!
JEFF AND JOHN RELAX AND CALL IT A NIGHT!
JUST VOTE THE RIGHT WAY BOYS!
MCCAIN AND THE LADY FROM ALASKA ARE GOING TO LOSE
IN A LANDSLIDE! CAN YOU SAY GERALDING FERRARO!

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