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Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee has died
« on: July 20, 2024, 09:42:46 AM »
Representative Sheila Jackson Lee (D) Texas has died after fighting pancreatic cancer.  She was 74.

https://www.foxnews.com/politics/rep-sheila-jackson-lee-has-passed-away-after-battle-pancreatic-cancer
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Re: Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee has died
« Reply #1 on: July 20, 2024, 09:45:15 AM »
No longer under consideration as Kamala's running mate.
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Re: Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee has died
« Reply #2 on: July 20, 2024, 09:49:19 AM »
I know it's going to be hard but lets try to keep this as High Road as possible

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Re: Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee has died
« Reply #3 on: July 20, 2024, 11:06:31 AM »
I don't like to see cancer get anyone. I will simply follow the old adage here.
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Re: Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee has died
« Reply #4 on: July 20, 2024, 12:01:32 PM »
She'll be, uh, "hard to replace".

Last clip I saw of her, she did not look good. 
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Re: Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee has died
« Reply #5 on: July 20, 2024, 03:11:04 PM »
Wow. I didn't even know that she was sick.
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Re: Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee has died
« Reply #6 on: July 20, 2024, 03:48:55 PM »
All cancer sucks.  Pancreatic cancer sucks more.  Watched my grandmother and mother both whither away from that crap.    And, I say whither away because, for both of them, it killed all desire to eat anything.  So they literally whithered away.  Grandmother lasted about 9 months.  Mom got about 16 months.  Both were pretty miserable from the surgery (Whipple procedure) until the end.

So, I don't care about her politics.  She didn't deserve that.
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Re: Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee has died
« Reply #7 on: July 21, 2024, 12:11:38 AM »
No longer under consideration as Kamala's running mate.

But will still vote for them.
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