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November 1, 2014

Federal Judicial Nominee’s Law Partners Gave $150K to Democratic Super PAC

The Senate confirmation of U.S. District Court nominee Jennifer Dorsey may have hit a snag last week after it was disclosed two of her law firm partners had contributed $150,000 in May 2012 to a Democratic super PAC prior to her nomination.

Will Kemp of the Nevada law firm Kemp, Jones & Coulthard gave $100,000 on May 1 to the Senate Majority PAC, a Democratic-oriented super PAC. Another partner, J. Randall Jones, gave $50,000 on May 14. See Las Vegas Review-Journal article.

Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev., introduced Dorsey at her confirmation hearing last week. See release. In April 2012 he had returned a small $2,500 contribution that she had contributed in late March to his campaign committee.

  • http://twitter.com/p_wendywac yvonne p rivera

    what is happening to her? is she running low on funds? by the way what do think of her critizing the correspondence dinner. hasn’t she and her family attended them in the past? she just has to be in the limelight. she is insigificant these days really.

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