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Freshman, Tea Party-aligned Shooter to head Appropriations (access required)

In a move that reinforces the rise of the conservative wing of the Republican caucus, Senate President Russell Pearce today appointed a freshman lawmaker with Tea Party roots to head the influential Senate Appropriations Committee.

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