Senator’s controversial comment draws beefed up security to Capitol

By   /  March 27, 2015  /  Nebraska, News, Politics & Elections  /  No Comments

Sen. Ernie Chambers

The Nebraska State Patrol assigned extra security at the state capitol Thursday and Friday in the wake of Sen. Ernie Chambers’ controversial comments comparing police to ISIS terrorists.

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Former governor to Martinez: Sign civil-asset forfeiture law

By   /  March 27, 2015  /  New Mexico, News, Politics & Elections  /  No Comments

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Former New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson is calling on current Governor Susana Martinez to sign legislation to ban civil asset forfeiture. “This is tyranny,” Johnson said Thursday of the practice of seizing assets from people suspected but not convicted of crimes.

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State senator won’t back down, apologize for saying he’d shoot a cop

By   /  March 26, 2015  /  Nebraska, News, Politics & Elections  /  No Comments

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Omaha Sen. Ernie Chambers defiantly stood on the floor of the Nebraska Legislature Thursday and rejected many of his colleagues’ calls for him to apologize – or even resign – for comparing cops to ISIS terrorists and suggesting he’d shoot a cop if he weren’t nonviolent and had a gun.

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Senator’s facetious request: State should collect our political money, too

By   /  March 26, 2015  /  News, Pennsylvania, Politics & Elections  /  No Comments

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State Sen. Don White, R-Indiana, is playfully suggesting that the state collect political money for senators. He’s trying to make a point about union dues collection.

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Will Dane County sheriff get ‘John Doe’ treatment for Bradley ad?

By   /  March 26, 2015  /  News, Politics & Elections, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

Photo by Justice Ann Walsh Bradley campaign Facebook page

By M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Reporter

MADISON, Wis. – If you’re waiting for a lengthy John Doe investigation into Dane County Sheriff David Mahoney following his appearance in Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Ann Walsh Bradley’s campaign ad, well, don’t hold your breath.

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Republicans remain largely silent as Dems, others question role of ABC

By   /  March 25, 2015  /  News, Politics & Elections, State Government, Virginia  /  No Comments

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It’s Democrats, not Republicans, who are speculating the government may be overstepping when it comes to the state agency with a liquor monopoly.

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