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Norm Coleman of Minnesota is no longer a senator (at least for the time being) and he’s taken a job as a consultant with the Republican Jewish Coalition. But he’s still busy as ever raising political money.
From an invitation that went out this afternoon:
Republican Leader Mitch McConnell
U.S. Senator Jon Kyl
U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander
U.S. Senator John Ensign
U.S. Senator John Cornyn
U.S. Senator John Thune
U.S. Senator Richard Burr
For a Reception Supporting
U.S. SENATOR NORM COLEMAN
Wednesday, February 11, 2009
5:30 to 6:30 PM
National Republican Senatorial Committee
425 2nd Street NE
Host: $5,000 per PAC/ $2,300 per person
Attend: $1,000 per PAC / $500 per person
Please RSVP to Margo Tennison: 202-737-9091 or email@example.com
Checks payable to Coleman Minnesota Recount Committee
More from Ken Silverstein:
Perspective — October 23, 2013, 8:00 am
How pro-oil Louisiana politicians have shaped American environmental policy
Postcard — October 16, 2013, 8:00 am
A trip to one of the properties at issue in Louisiana’s oil-pollution lawsuits
Percentage increase in the annual number of polio cases in Pakistan since 2005:
A bowl of 4,000-year-old noodles was found in northwestern China; and a spokesman for the Chinese Academy of Sciences said that “this is the earliest empirical evidence of noodles ever found.”
A federal judge sentenced the journalist Barrett Brown to 63 months in prison for sharing a link to information stolen from the private-intelligence firm Stratfor by a hacker in 2011. “Good news!” Brown said in a statement. “They’re now going to send me to investigate the prison-industrial complex.”
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