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Yesterday | The Raw Story

Campaign manager for Mitch McConnell resigns over Ron Paul bribery allegations

The campaign manager for U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Kentucky Republican locked in a tough re-election battle, resigned late Friday in fallout from a scandal stemming from his time with the 2012 Ron Paul presidential campaign.

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Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Ron Paul, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mitch McConnell

Saturday | American Reporter

Campaign 2012THURSDAY'S Fox News Debate Could Change the Campaign Picture

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 17, 2011, 11:05pm ET -- Rep. Ron Paul may have won the presidential straw poll at the California GOP 2011 Fall Convention pulling away, but at a party dinner Friday evening, where Rep. Michele Bachmann was the principal speaker, the Minnesota congresswoman won the reception.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Ron Paul, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Media, Fox Filmed Entertainment

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Hill

McConnell campaign manager resigns amid Iowa bribery scandal

Sen. Mitch McConnell's campaign manager Jesse Benton resigned Friday amid growing speculation over his involvement in a vote-buying scandal when he led former Rep. Ron Paul's 2012 presidential campaign.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Iowa, Ron Paul, US House of Representatives, 2012 Presidential Election

Switched

Jesse Benton, Mitch McConnell's Campaign Manager, To Resign Amid Bribery Scandal

Jesse Benton, the campaign manager of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnnell's , is to resign his position , the Kentucky Herald-Leader reported Friday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Senator Rand Paul, 2012 Presidential Election, Ron Paul, US House of Representatives

Daily Kos

Top Republicans try to downplay shutdown threats. Emphasis on 'try.'

Republican congressional leaders are running around to every reporter in sight to claim that they have no plans to shut down the government.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Steve King, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, John Boehner, Representative Ted Yoho

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Washington Post

Endorsement-for-play investigation that brought Kent Sorenson guilty plea is ongoing

The federal probe that resulted in a guilty plea this week by a former Iowa state senator who was secretly paid to endorse two Republican presidential candidates in the 2012 campaign is ongoing -- and could implicate the political operatives who were involved in routing payments to him, according to people familiar with the case.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Ron Paul, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Senator Rand Paul, Iowa, 2012 Presidential Election

The Stranger

Does Ron Paul's Free Market Libertarianism Extend to Buying Political Endorsements?

In 2012, then-Iowa Republican State Senator Kent Sorenson switched his support from Michele Bachmann to Ron Paul just before the Iowa caucuses.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Ron Paul, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Senator Rand Paul

Mother Jones

Mitch McConnell Doesn't Get to Decide if...

Are congressional Republicans threatening once again to shut down the government this year unless they get their way on a bunch of pet demands? Over at TNR, Danny Vinik doesn't think so: "There is no excuse for the news media to inflate the quotes of Republican politicians to make it seem that they are threatening to shut down the government ... (more)

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Washington Blade

What does evil do when it retires?

Rep. Michele Bachmann has been in Congress since 2006 with not one bill she sponsored signed into law.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Republican, Immigration Reform, Rehoboth Beach, DE, Senator Ted Cruz

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Switched

Women Don't Think The GOP Cares About Them, Internal Report Confirms

A new internal Republican report confirmed that women are not fans of the GOP, and Republicans have more work to do if they want the female vote.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Virginia Foxx, Representative Renee Ellmers, Marsha Blackburn, Senator Kelly Ayotte, Representative Diane Black, US Senate

WOC-AM Davenport

Iowa St Senator Pleads Guilty to Campaign Charges

FORMER IOWA STATE SEN. KENT SORENSON PLEADS GUILTY TO FEDERAL CHARGES STEMMING FROM HIS SWITCH OF SUPPORT FROM ONE REPUBLICAN CANDIDATE FOR PRESIDENT TO ANOTHER BEFORE THE 2012 CAUCUS CAMPAIGN.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Ron Paul, US News

Government Executive

Will Republicans Shut Down the Government Again?

The last government shutdown, almost a year ago, was no fun for anyone. Republicans in the House and Senate demanded that legislation to fund the government simultaneously defund Obamacare; Democrats refused to go along.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, John Boehner, Steve King

Washington Times

FILE ** Republican presidential candidates Michele Bachmann, left,...

The Department of Justice announced that former Iowa State Sen. Kent Sorenson pleaded guilty Wednesday to concealing payments he received from former Rep. Ron Paul's presidential campaign in exchange for his support.

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Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Ron Paul, Republican, US House of Representatives

The Wall Street Journal

Rubio's Letter on Immigration Shouldn't Stop Obama

As President Barack Obama moves closer to deciding the breadth and scope of any executive action he intends to take on immigration, Sen. Marco Rubio continued running away from his previous support of immigration reform as fast as he can.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Republican, Immigration Reform, US House of Representatives, Steve King

Tue Aug 26, 2014

American Reporter

Campaign 2012THURSDAY'S Fox News Debate Could Change the Campaign Picture

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 17, 2011, 11:05pm ET -- Rep. Ron Paul may have won the presidential straw poll at the California GOP 2011 Fall Convention pulling away, but at a party dinner Friday evening, where Rep. Michele Bachmann was the principal speaker, the Minnesota congresswoman won the reception.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Ron Paul, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Media, Fox Filmed Entertainment

Mon Aug 25, 2014

CBS Local

Reality Check: Ad Slams Franken's Record Voting In Line With Obama

A new television ad from Minnesota Republican U.S. Senate candidate Mike McFadden accuses Democratic Sen. Al Franken of voting almost 100 percent of the time with President Obama.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Erik Paulsen, US Senate, John Kline, Norm Coleman, Senator Al Franken, Democrat

Sun Aug 24, 2014

OhNoTheyDidnt

True Blood never figured out what it wanted its vampires to be

"I wanna do bad things with you." For the last seven seasons, that line introduced every episode of HBO's wild vampire soap True Blood.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

American Reporter

Campaign 2012THURSDAY'S Fox News Debate Could Change the Campaign Picture

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 17, 2011, 11:05pm ET -- Rep. Ron Paul may have won the presidential straw poll at the California GOP 2011 Fall Convention pulling away, but at a party dinner Friday evening, where Rep. Michele Bachmann was the principal speaker, the Minnesota congresswoman won the reception.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Ron Paul, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Media, Fox Filmed Entertainment

Wed Aug 20, 2014

ThinkProgress

Congressman: Obama's 'Muslim Brothers' Preventing...

A Republican congressman warned Americans that President Obama would not be able to adequately protect the nation from the threat posed by the Islamic State in Iraq and Greater Syria - the terrorist organization that has taken over large parts of Iraq - because the administration's policy is being guided and influenced by "Muslim brothers."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Louie Gohmert, Republican, US House of Representatives, Terrorism, Muslim Brotherhood, Liberal Political News

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Switched

'Anyone With A Brain' Realizes Gay People Shouldn't Be Treated Equally, 'Ex-Gay' Activist Claims

"Ex-gay" activist Stephen Bennett fired off at the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community in an interview with Mission America's Linda Harvey last week.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Transgender, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

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