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December 10, 2012 at 11:02 AM

2 Dems join GOP in state Senate coup, say parties will split power

Two conservative Democratic state senators announced today they will join with Senate Republicans to form a “majority coalition caucus” in which they say power will more or less be split between the two parties. The coup, which has been rumored since Republicans gained a seat in the Senate in last month’s election, would install one of…


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