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Judge declines to halt state Rep. Wright's ethics hearing

RALEIGH (AP) -- A Wake County judge has declined to stop a legislative panel from meeting next week to consider ethics accusations against Rep. Thomas Wright. Superior Court Judge Paul Ridgeway declined Thursday to get involved in a legislative matter involving Wright. The Wilmington Democrat is accused of eight misconduct charges by a House committee that could recommend to the full House that he be censured or removed from office. Wright's attorney had argued that allowing Monday's hearing to go forward would hurt Wright in an upcoming criminal trial on similar accusations. Wright was indicted in December on six felony counts. Prosecutors said he misused or failed to report more than $350,000 in campaign donations, loans and charitable money. (Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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Thomas Wright

They need to start with Thomas Wright and go from there. He is not the only politician that has done something like this before. He needs to be removed from office and not be allowed to run again. As far as the other politicians that are out there and you all know who you are and what YOU have done don't judge Thomas Wright because someday you will get caught.

strike up the band

Hey chuckles, do you hear that? The band is starting to play, the fat lady is warming up to sing. Get your checkbook ready to pay back what you stole.


Finally this guy cannot stop the clock and has to stand up for what he has done! Wish this would have happened years ago before he caused all the damage to the community that he represents.