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Tenther Opponent Of Child Labor Laws Announces Senate Bid

By Ian Millhiser  

"Tenther Opponent Of Child Labor Laws Announces Senate Bid"


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Earlier this month, Wendy Long, a former law clerk to Justice Clarence Thomas who has previously suggested that everything from child labor laws to the federal ban on whites-only lunch counters is unconstitutional, indicated that she might run for the senate seat currently held by Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY). Long has now officially filed papers to begin her run.


In a 2008 ad, Long also implied that President Obama would appoint judges like an obscure Chicago slum lord and, of course, perennial conservative boogieman Bill Ayes:

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