Lead Us Not Into Temptation

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The GOP nominee for U.S. Senate in Wisconsin, Ron Johnson, is running into trouble over testimony he gave earlier this year to the state legislature opposing a bill that would have eliminated the statute of limitations for those abused by Catholic priests to bring lawsuits. Prior to launching his Senate campaign, Johnson sat on his diocese’s finance committee. Brian Beutler takes a closer look at Johnson’s testimony and its political repercussions.

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David Kurtz is Managing Editor and Washington Bureau Chief of Talking Points Memo where he oversees the news operations of TPM and its sister sites.
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