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Warren Jeffs (center) is held by two Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department SWAT officers during his extradition hearing in Las Vegas Justice Court. (credit: Getty Images/Ethan Miller)

Polygamist Sect Fears Dwindle In Texas Town

When word spread eight years ago that a polygamist sect had settled in a remote corner of Texas, many in the town of Eldorado were nervous.

12/03/2012

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Opinion: Single-Issue Voting Is Wrong In These Multi-Issue Times

Consider the economy, the job market, the recent horrendous occurrences in the Middle East before voting for a person because of his race, his social-issue promises, or any other rather selfish reasons.

10/31/2012

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Opinion: Mitt Romney’s 13% Tax Admission Is Not Enough

Mitt Romney pays a SHOCKINGLY low percentage of his income on taxes. For a man of his means seeking public office it is a SHAMEFUL number. But Romney is a man without shame.

08/17/2012

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Opinion: Harry Reid Gives Mitt Hell

An investor in Bain told Senator Reid that Mitt Romney had not paid any taxes over a ten year period, but maybe the more intriguing story is who else he hasn’t been sending money to in years past.

08/01/2012

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Opinion: Romney’s Speech To NAACP A Cynical Play For White Votes

Romney had an opportunity to open a dialogue with the NAACP. Instead he talked about denying civil rights to a civil rights organization and spoke in condescending and paternalistic terms about being a better president for African Americans than Barack Obama. It was a clear and cynical play for white votes.

07/12/2012

Warren Jeffs looks over at the jury during his trial on September 25, 2007 in St. George, Utah. (credit: Douglas C. Pizac-Pool/Getty Images)

Polygamist Leader Seeks Texas Prison Release

A convicted polygamist leader serving life in prison for sexual assault of two girls has told another Texas court to release him.

04/27/2012

Warren Jeffs looks over at the jury during his trial on September 25, 2007 in St. George, Utah. (credit: Douglas C. Pizac-Pool/Getty Images)

$4.5 Million Spent On Texas FLDS Prosecution

Since authorities swarmed the polygamist ranch of sect leader Warren Jeffs, state prosecutors have spent more than $4.5 million racking up convictions.

04/04/2012

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Former FLDS Leader Sentenced To 10 Years Jail

A jury sentenced Wendell Loy Nielsen to 10 years in prison on Friday, two days after he was convicted on three counts of bigamy.

03/30/2012

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Former Polygamist Leader To Be Sentenced For Bigamy

A former counselor to polygamist sect leader Warren Jeffs faces up to 10 years in prison after his conviction for bigamy.

03/29/2012

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Jury Finds Former Polygamist Leader Guilty Of Bigamy

A West Texas jury has found Wendell Loy Nielsen, a former lieutenant to polygamist sect leader Warren Jeffs, guilty of bigamy.

03/28/2012

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Texas Jury Deliberates In Polygamist Leader’s Trial

Jurors resume deliberations in the trial of a former lieutenant to polygamist sect prophet Warren Jeffs accused of illegally taking multiple wives.

03/28/2012

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Former FLDS Leader’s Trial Starts In West Texas

The bigamy trial of Wendell Loy Nielsen, a former lieutenant to polygamist sect leader Warren Jeffs, is set to begin in West Texas.

03/22/2012

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