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Tea Party Quitter DeMint Cashes In

Richard EskowThey say “walk before you run,” but for politicians like Jim DeMint it’s the other way around. First you run, then you walk — walk out, that is, on your commitment to serve.But DeMint’s performed one public service by aband...
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Bachmann's Minnesota Business Contributions Dry Up

In theory, Bachmann's an ideal big business candidate--if all you care about is casting votes that protect big business. Her voting record is "gut the liberal state," her record of rhetoric on "protecting big business special interests" is stellar. So why has Bachmann received only $8,000 from Minnesota's corporate community this election cycle?
 
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New Horizons for City of Bell

When you mention the City of Bell, people immediately remember the scandals that garnered national attention. From a city of just two square miles and fewer than 40,000 people, the high salaries, high property taxes, voter fraud, and even mismanagement of city administration seemed unimaginable. How was this level of corruption possible? Why had this gone on for so long?
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