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Convicted state lawmaker introduces crime bill (Dem)
San Diego Union-Tribune (AP) ^ | 1/31/2014 | DON THOMPSON

Posted on 02/02/2014 11:39:03 AM PST by South40

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A state senator convicted of eight felonies this week introduced a bill that would have allowed those in similar circumstances to have their crimes reduced to misdemeanors.

Democratic Sen. Roderick Wright apologized Friday after he was rebuked by a spokesman for Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg, a fellow Democrat, and said he will not try to advance the bill through committee, effectively killing it.

"Wrong senator, wrong time," Steinberg spokesman Rhys Williams said.

(Excerpt) Read more at utsandiego.com ...


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I can't believe the AP informed us that he was a dem.
1 posted on 02/02/2014 11:39:03 AM PST by South40
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To: South40

“I can’t believe the AP informed us that he was a dem.”

Rush would call that a “random act of journalism.”


2 posted on 02/02/2014 11:52:36 AM PST by july4thfreedomfoundation (The Second Amendment makes all the other amendments possible)
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To: South40


3 posted on 02/02/2014 12:22:15 PM PST by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: South40

“Wright faces more than eight years behind bars after a Los Angeles County jury found him guilty Tuesday of voter fraud and perjury.”

That’s a crime for Democrats???


4 posted on 02/02/2014 12:39:54 PM PST by ZULU (Magua is sitting in the Oval Office. Ted Cruz/Phil Robertson in 2016.)
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To: ZULU
Felony convictions and prison sentences are not career enders for Democrats — they are resume enhancements for higher offices. Even if the Democrat politician thieves were hanged for their crimes, they'd still be voting multiple times from their graves for other Democrats over the next 150 years.
5 posted on 02/03/2014 1:33:16 AM PST by MasterGunner01
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