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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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Colorado GOP Launches New Website, Accidentally Uses Photos from Utah, Arizona

Colorado GOP Launches New Website, Accidentally Uses Photos from Utah, Arizona
The Colorado Republican Party’s Official Independent Expenditure Committee (CORE) launched a snazzy new website today, billed as a grassroots organizing and fundraising tool for local and state pols. It’s part of the party’s healthily financed, years-long effort to catch up to the Dems’ technological edge that emerged during the Obama years.
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Former Alabama Gov's Daughter Lands $72k No-Bid Contract to Answer a Googleable Question

Former Alabama Gov's Daughter Lands $72k No-Bid Contract to Answer a Googleable Question
Quick! Someone asks you a simple question: "What's the median income in Alabama?" Would you, (a) Use Google to find the answer on the U.S. Bureau of the Census website or, (b) Set up a no-bid contract suggested by former Alabama Gov. Bob Riley's daughter and commission a $72,000 study with a Birmingham law firm that inquired about why they weren't getting any state business? If you selected (b), you may be a member of the state's GOP supermajority, because that's exactly what happened.
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McDonnell Trial Update: Tawdry Details of the Former VA Gov's Abuse of Power

McDonnell Trial Update: Tawdry Details of the Former VA Gov's Abuse of Power
The trial of former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell continues, with new details of his and his wife's sordid abuses of power while in the Governor's mansion.
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Gas Company Responsible for Fatal Pipeline Explosion Pleads Not Guilty to Obstruction of Justice

Gas Company Responsible for Fatal Pipeline Explosion Pleads Not Guilty to Obstruction of Justice
Pacific Gas & Electric Co. has pleaded not guilty to charges in a new indictment that accuses the utility of lying to federal investigators looking into a fatal pipeline explosion in a San Francisco Bay Area neighborhood. Steve Bauer, an attorney for the company, entered the plea in court on Monday to all 28 counts in the indictment, including obstruction of justice.
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