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‘I am not a witch’: Buffalo Beast editor running for Congress to replace Rep. humiliated on Craigslist

Exclusive interview: Journalist behind prank on Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is on the ballot in New York’s 26th congressional district Ian Murphy has been at the lonely work of gonzo journalism for a while now, but it’s only recently that he’s achieved a level of national notoriety from his perch…

NY candidate Jack Davis: Bus blacks to farms to pick crops

Congressional candidate Jack Davis said in a Republican Party endorsement meeting that Latino farmworkers should be deported and that inner-city African-Americans should be bused to farms to pick crops. Several sources who attended the endorsement interview confirmed Davis’ statement to Buffalo News. The remark echoes a similar comment he made…

GOP congressman resigns over failed attempt at extramarital sex

A Republican congressman from western New York announced his resignation Monday after a gossip website published a shirtless photo he sent to a woman who posted a Craigslist personal ad. According to a report at Gawker, Rep. Chris Lee (R-NY) responded to an ad a 34-year-old woman posted to Craigslist’s…

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