Eric Lach

Eric Lach is a reporter for TPM. From 2010 to 2011, he was a news writer in charge of the website?s front page. He has previously written for The Daily,, GlobalPost and other publications. He can be reached at

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Ben Quayle, the son of of former Vice President Dan Quayle, has emerged from a crowded field to win the Republican primary for the House seat currently held by retiring GOP Rep. John Shadegg.

With 100% of precincts reporting, Quayle has 23% of the vote, leading his closest challenger by about 5%.

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Na na na na na na na na na na na na na na na na -- BLAGO!

Fresh off being found guilty of lying to the FBI -- after the jury couldn't reach agreement on 23 other counts in his corruption trial -- former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich appeared alongside other cartoonish heros and villains Saturday at Wizard World Chicago Comic Con.

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Disgraced Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevitch made his Sunday morning debut today following this week's mistrial in Chicago...and boy he did not disappoint. An irritated-sounding Chris Wallace started the interview by revealing that at the last minute Blago had skipped a scheduled trip to D.C., presumably to appear on the show in person, so he could attend the Comic-Con convention and "pose with superheroes." Priceless. Actually, Blago apparently did put a price on himself: $50 for a photograph and $80 for a photo. Said Wallace: "Is there anything you won't do for a buck these days?"

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