AP: Indiana GOP locked candidate out of database

Senate candidate Todd Rokita likely violated ethics laws as Indiana’s secretary of state by repeatedly accessing a Republican donor database from his government office, prompting party officials to lock him out of the system until he angrily complained, three former GOP officials told The Associated Press.
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7th Circuit nominees set for committee vote

The nominations of Michael Scudder, Jr., and Judge Amy St. Eve, the Illinois nominees for the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals, are scheduled for a vote by the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary on Thursday. If approved by the committee, the pair will go on to the full Senate for a confirmation vote.
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