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Oregon Republican Senate Candidate Has a Plagiarism Problem

Oregon Republican Senate Candidate Has a Plagiarism Problem
Monica Wehby, an Oregon Republican candidate for U.S. Senate, has been caught in plagiarism scandal. This week, BuzzFeed published two reports detailing examples of plagiarism on Wehby’s website, prompting the campaign—which is already trailing the incumbent Democrat Jeff Merkley—to go on the defensive.
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New Jersey Credit Rating Downgraded for 2nd Time This Week, Record 8th Time on Christie's Watch

New Jersey Credit Rating Downgraded for 2nd Time This Week, Record 8th Time on Christie's Watch
Five days ago, Christie hit the kind of record that does not presidents make. Washington Post had it: New Jersey's credit rating has been downgraded more under Chris Christie than any other governor. And that was just the seventh time. Wall Street hit New Jersey again yesterday, as both Fitch and Standard & Poor's cited the same kind of issues for their lack of confidence in the state's direction under Christie. Not exactly the kind of record you want to build on.
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WATCH: VA Activists Slam ALEC, Demand Dominion Power Sever Ties

WATCH: VA Activists Slam ALEC, Demand Dominion Power Sever Ties
Watch Alexandria Mayor Bill Euille and other activists at a rally slam Virginia's Dominion Power for its unsavory ties to the business-über-alles group ALEC.
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Supposed 'Unbiased' CO Newspaper Editor Caught With Hand in Tea Party Cookie Jar

Supposed 'Unbiased' CO Newspaper Editor Caught With Hand in Tea Party Cookie Jar
The Denver Post's Op-Ed chief hasn't hid his rightward leanings that well in the past, but after footage surfaced of him speaking at tea party-affiliated event, he's digging himself in even deeper.
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Leaked Audio Suggests Koch Group Broke the Law During Scott Walker Recall

 Leaked Audio Suggests Koch Group Broke the Law During Scott Walker Recall
Leaked audio from an invite-only Koch donor summit highlighted the role of the billionaire brothers in boosting Scott Walker in Wisconsin -- and suggests that David Koch's Americans for Prosperity Foundation may have violated its charitable status during the state's 2012 recall elections.
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Wu Forever: Big Potential for Weird Election Scenario if Tim Wu Wins the NY Lt Gov Primary

Wu Forever: Big Potential for Weird Election Scenario if Tim Wu Wins the NY Lt Gov Primary
If Tim Wu wins the primary for New York Lt. Governor, Andrew Cuomo and his campaign will certainly face a crazy election scenario.
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Why Isn’t This Republican State Senator a Poster Child for Corruption?

Why Isn’t This Republican State Senator a Poster Child for Corruption?
Colorado State Senator Steve King is facing several felony and misdemeanor charges, stemming from allegedly falsified timesheets filed with different public agencies he was employed by — overlapping to a degree that the pay he received cannot be justified. In the midst of a heated election cycle, why isn't anyone paying attention to this?
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Docs Reveal Walker Being Investigated for Violating Campaign Laws

 Docs Reveal Walker Being Investigated for Violating Campaign Laws
Despite claims that Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker is not a "target" in the state's criminal campaign finance probe, newly-released documents demonstrate that prosecutors are indeed looking at potentially criminal activity by the first-term governor and 2016 presidential hopeful.
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Iowa Legislator Pleads Guilty to Taking Bribes from Ron Paul's Campaign

Iowa Legislator Pleads Guilty to Taking Bribes from Ron Paul's Campaign
Former Iowa State Senator Kent Sorenson on Wednesday pleaded guilty to federal charges stemming from his switch of support for Rep. Michelle Bachmann (R-Minnesota), whose state campaign he led in 2011, to Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) in the 2012 caucuses.
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GOP Candidate Outraged by the Very Thing He Sought To Provoke

GOP Candidate Outraged by the Very Thing He Sought To Provoke
Back in 2008, The Alliance Defending Freedom launched a project called Pulpit Freedom Sunday that encouraged pastors to explicitly discuss political issues and candidates during their Sunday sermons in an effort to provoke the IRS into revoking their church's tax-exempt status so that the ADF could then take the IRS to court in order to challenge regulations prohibiting tax-exempt churches from engaging in direct, partisan political activism.
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