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From Senator to NJ Supreme Court Chief Justice in Four Months or Less

From Senator to NJ Supreme Court Chief Justice in Four Months or Less
Newly minted U.S. Senator for the state of New Jersey Jeff Chiesa has acted according to GOP protocol after being appointed by Gov. Christie to replace the late Sen. Frank Lautenberg last week. His term is up in four months after October's special election, but could he be headed towards the state's Supreme Court next?
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Colorado Senator Warned of Patriot Act's Potential for Privacy Invasions

Colorado Senator Warned of Patriot Act's Potential for Privacy Invasions
He made impassioned speeches on the Senate floor, held press conferences and appeared on the Sunday talk shows. For years, Colorado Senator Mark Udall has been telling anyone who will listen that key provisions of the Patriot Act are being used by the the government to tread on citizens’ constitutional rights to privacy. This week, they started listening.
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Mitt Romney: Hurricane Sandy Was Really Unfair to Me!

Mitt Romney: Hurricane Sandy Was Really Unfair to Me!
Mitt Romney is back in the public eye, baby! He recently made the rounds to talk about a number of things, such as how Hurricane Sandy was really unfair to him. His blame-game might be the most un-Presidential moment from the most un-Presidential Presidential candidate in modern history.
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Texans Paying $35,000/Day for Partisan Special Session to Implement Discriminatory Redistricting Maps

Texans Paying $35,000/Day for Partisan Special Session to Implement Discriminatory Redistricting Maps
Rick Perry is desperate to get his discriminatory redistricting map passed because a new, legal map would be drawn by a San Antonio federal court. The daily cost to taxpayers of the craven, politically-motivated special session to get this done? $35,000.
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McAuliffe vs Cuccinelli: Good News in the Battle Against Insanity

McAuliffe vs Cuccinelli: Good News in the Battle Against Insanity
Perhaps the most heated gubernatorial race of 2013, the campaign for Virginia's top seat certainly has its share of storylines. The campaign money reports are in for April and May, and they show that the support for Terry McAuliffe (or maybe against Ken Cuccinelli and EW Jackson) is gaining momentum. Even amongst prominent Republicans.
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Christie: October Election to Fill Lautenberg's Seat

Christie: October Election to Fill Lautenberg's Seat
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he wants to hold a special election in October to fill the U.S. Senate seat left vacant by Frank Lautenberg’s death on Monday.
Christie says he intends to appoint someone to fill the seat in the meantime, but he didn’t say who.
The special primary would be Aug. 13, with the special election held Oct. 16.
That schedule would ensure the Republican governor’s own re-electio
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What Gun Safety Gets You: John Morse to Become First-Ever Sitting CO Legislator to Face Recall

What Gun Safety Gets You: John Morse to Become First-Ever Sitting CO Legislator to Face Recall
Behind a powerful push of undisclosed money, the recall of Colorado State Senator John Morse appears to be successful. Of course, that should be expected after the former police chief tried to make his constituency safer with more stringent gun laws.
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Steve Cooper
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Two Virginia Republican Women Blast Governor's Race as 'Worst Ticket Ever'

Two Virginia Republican Women Blast Governor's Race as 'Worst Ticket Ever'
After Ken Cuccinelli, a Republican candidate for the governor of Virginia, called Planned Parenthood a racist organization, two prominent Republican women decry their party's dangerous anti-woman's health agenda.
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