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Mark Leno Takes CA State Senate Seat From Carole Migden

San Francisco’s gay vs. gay battle ended Tuesday when Assemblyman Mark Leno (D-SF) defeated incumbent state Senator Carole Migden in the primary. Leno is expected to coast to an easy victory in November in the heavily Democratic district. Leno will become the first openly gay man to become a state Senator in California history. According to unofficial returns Wednesday, June …

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CA State Sen. Carole Migden Fined $350K

In the largest such judgment against a state politician, California State Senator (and open lesbian) Carole Migden (D-SF) has been fined $350,000 for 89 instances of campaign finance and disclosure violations and for personal use of campaign funds. Migden’s attorney claims that the violations were a result of her 10-year bout with leukemia, saying, “She was battling cancer at the …

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