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"I call them trophy seats"

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"I call them trophy seats."

That's Sen. John Cornyn (Tex.), the head of the National Republican Senatorial Committee, on the three Senate seats his party needs to win in order to signal a GOP resurgence: Vice President Biden's former butt-holster in Delaware, Majority Leader Harry Reid's keister couch in Nevada, and, yeah, the same straight-back Giannoulias wants to win in November.

Trophy seats? Who are you, Kraven the Hunter? In defense of your metaphor, some of the candidates for those seats have mounted and stuffed themselves already.

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