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IOWA CITY, Iowa | Acting AG faced criticism for case against gay Iowa Democrat

IOWA CITY, Iowa — In 2007, Matt McCoy was a rising star in the Democratic Party, Iowa’s first openly gay senator and a leading champion for the party’s causes. But then, his allies say, McCoy’s promising career was stalled by a politically motivated federal prosecution brought by a Republican U.S. attorney, Matthew G. Whitaker, who … Continue reading IOWA CITY, Iowa | Acting AG faced criticism for case against gay Iowa Democrat

ENFIELD, Conn | Airport fracas charge against singer Gretchen Wilson dropped

ENFIELD, Conn  — Country singer Gretchen Wilson has agreed to donate $500 to charity to settle a criminal charge related to a disturbance at a Connecticut airport last month. The Grammy-winning “Redneck Woman” singer appeared Thursday in court in Enfield. A misdemeanor breach of peace charge will be dismissed based on the donation to a … Continue reading ENFIELD, Conn | Airport fracas charge against singer Gretchen Wilson dropped