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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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Taking a Cue from MS, CO GOPer Asks Non-Repubs to Vote in Primary

Taking a Cue from MS, CO GOPer Asks Non-Repubs to Vote in Primary
Laura Woods, a conservative candidate vying for the GOP Senate spot in Colorado, has asked 'unaffiliated' voters to come to the primary booths and cast their ballots for her. You may recall Mississippi's primary last month, where Thad Cochran used the same tactic to narrowly beat his tea party rival.
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Bought and Paid For: CA State Senators in Pocket of Big Oil Won't Back Fracking Moratorium

Bought and Paid For: CA State Senators in Pocket of Big Oil Won't Back Fracking Moratorium
Big Oil's money worked. Spending $1.5M on state senators got them the votes to sink a moratorium on fracking in California.
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GOP Nominates Anti-Semitic Jokester for VA State Senate

GOP Nominates Anti-Semitic Jokester for VA State Senate
John Whitbeck made an incredibly tasteless - and anti-Semitic - joke on the campaign trail, par for the course for the right-wing radical running for Virginia's 33rd District State Senate seat. The rightward shift of primary voters made him the official candidate, though the more sane - and less offensive - Joe May continues to run as an independent.
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Scott Brown Running for New Hampshire Senate?

Scott Brown Running for New Hampshire Senate?
Is former Senator Scott Brown (R-Mass.) mulling a run for New Hampshire Senate? It wasn't all that long ago that the handsome fella was defeated by Elizabeth Warren in one of the most expensive races in Congressional history...
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Judge Rules CO Sheriffs Can't Sue State Over Gun Laws

Judge Rules CO Sheriffs Can't Sue State Over Gun Laws
A Colorado judge has ruled that county sheriffs can not sue the state as a group in their official capacities, but allowed them to do so as individuals. The lawsuit is part of the ongoing legal and political battles inside Colorado over gun rights and safety regulations.
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