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  1. So far, lawmakers not seeking impeachment of federal judgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Windsor Beacon

    Impeaching a federal judge is an arduous, time-consuming process that Congress has used sparingly, which may explain why no lawmaker has asked the House to impeach U.S. District Judge Mark Fuller. Most members of Alabama's congressional delegation called for Fuller's resignation two weeks ago after he was arrested and charged with battery of his wife.

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  2. Congressman or American Idol?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | Roll Call

    PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. - John Lennon, Lady Gaga and Bono have all covered Ben E. King's "Stand by Me."

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  3. Alabama congresswoman: Complete mistrust of VARead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | SFGate

    An Alabama congresswoman who serves on the appropriations subcommittee that funds the Department of Veterans Affairs said Thursday she has lost trust in the system. Republican Rep. Martha Roby of Montgomery said she's found "a culture of complacency" at the Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System and has had difficulty getting accurate, detailed information from Veterans Affairs officials in Alabama and Washington.

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  4. District 6 candidates Palmer and Lester join chorus of Alabama politicians calling for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Alabama Live

    Six members of Alabama's Congressional delegation and both Alabama U.S. Senators have called for the resignation of Alabama district judge Mark Fuller after he was arrested in August for domestic violence charges, and now two candidates for Alabama's 6th Congressional district are joining them. Democrat Mark Lester and Republican Gary Palmer , who are running to replace retiring U.S. Rep. Spencer Bachus in Alabama's 6th district , both called for Fuller's resignation in statements issued to the media Monday.

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  5. Gary Palmer, Washington Post say Mark Fuller should resign: Updating who has called for judge to step downRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Alabama Live

    U.S. District Court Judge Mark Fuller, left, waits with attorney Jeff Brickman for his case to be called in Fulton County Court Friday, Sept. 5, 2014 to face charges of misdemeanor battery, in Atlanta.

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  6. Readers' answers on who could be governor in 2019 list some surprises as front runnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Alabama Live

    That's who got the most votes when AL.com asked readers in an online poll who could be governor in 2019, after winning the November 2018 gubernatorial election. We floated some names: Attorney General Luther Strange; state Sen. Cam Ward; House Speaker Mike Hubbard; and U.S. Rep. Martha Roby, R-Montgomery.

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  7. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers Fundraises For Garcia's NH Congressional Race | Matt VespaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 21 | Townhall

    New Hampshire State Rep. Marilinda Garcia's congressional campaign is expected to get a boost from Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, who is projected to raise at least $500,000 for 10 Republican women running for office this year : McMorris Rodgers, the GOP Conference chairwoman, is expected to raise more than $500,000 for the congressional hopefuls Tuesday at the American Trucking Associations townhouse. Republican Reps.

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  8. Alabama judge accused of abusing wife should get same...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 20 | Chicago Sun-Times

    While the media spotlight has been trained on the NFL's clumsy handling of Ray Rice's domestic violence case, a more egregious case is right under her nose. A federal judge in Alabama is still on the job after being arrested and charged for hitting, kicking, and dragging his wife around a luxury hotel room last month.

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  9. Calls grow for judge in domestic violence case to resignRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Boston.com

    ... personal conduct violates the trust that has been placed in him." Earlier in the week, Representative Martha Roby, a Republican whose father is a senior judge on the Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit, which includes Alabama, raised the ...

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  10. Federal judge accused of assaulting wife is urged to resignRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Post-gazette.com

    With the National Football League under intensifying scrutiny for its handling of family violence allegations, similar issues are putting increasing pressure on a less-likely figure: an Alabama federal judge accused of striking his wife at a luxury hotel here. Alabama's two U.S. senators on Wednesday called for Judge Mark E. Fuller to step down nearly six weeks after he was arrested and charged with misdemeanor battery after a confrontation with his wife, Kelli.

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  11. Judge Mark Fuller under fire as domestic violence spotlight widens beyond NFLRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Christian Science Monitor

    The scope of public pressure on officials to take a harder line against domestic violence appears to be widening well beyond the National Football League. One case far from the gridiron receiving increased scrutiny involves a US district judge, Mark Fuller.

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  12. Impeachment vs Resignation Judge Mark FullerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Daily Kos

    In the midst of the barbarism shown by Federal Judge Mark Fuller towards his wife, a growing conversation about domestic violence has been sparked. Judge Fuller did not mince words when speaking about owning up to crime when Don Siegelman was the topic, so I shall give him the same courtesy.

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  13. Ala. Senators Call for Judge Mark Fuller's ResignationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | FindLaw

    Since we last brought you the story of Judge Mark Fuller , the Alabama federal district court judge accused of domestic violence, a lot has changed: America has suddenly decided it's a lot less tolerant of domestic violence than it was before NFL player Ray Rice's video appeared on TMZ. Now, both of Alabama's Republican U.S. senators -- Richard Shelby and Jeff Sessions -- have called on Fuller to resign .

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  14. Judge Fuller won't say if he'll resign despite growing calls to do soRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    The calls for resignation are getting louder as three of Alabama's lawmakers join the call for federal judge Mark Fuller to step down following his August arrest in Atlanta on domestic violence charges. A fourth lawmaker isn't ruling out the possibility of impeachment, but hasn't said 'resign' to this point.

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  15. Mark Fuller attorney mum on client's future as 3 more...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Alabama Live

    The attorney for an Alabama federal judge involved in a domestic violence case isn't saying if his client will resign, even as calls for him to step down increase. Attorney Barry Ragsdale declined comment to AL.com Thursday on the future of U.S. District Judge Mark Fuller, who was arrested Aug. 9 on domestic violence charges involving his wife.

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  16. Lawmakers Suggest Impeachment For Judge Accused Of Assaulting His WifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | ThinkProgress

    A federal judge who recently struck a deal with Georgia state officials to avoid charges for allegedly hitting his wife may not escape from the incident with his job. Although the United States Congress is barely able to function long enough to keep the government operating or ward off a catastrophic debt default, the proposition that men arrested on domestic violence charges should not be federal judges appears to be one of the few things both parties can agree upon.

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  17. Birmingham activists satisfied by congressional calls for judge's removal after domestic violence, cancel planned Montgomery court protest Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Alabama Live

    U.S. Reps. Terri Sewell, Martha Roby and Sens. Richard Shelby and Jeff Sessions have all recently made strong statements regarding the domestic abuse case involving federal Judge Mark Fuller.

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  18. Not just NFL - calls to bench judgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Politico

    Three U.S. senators have called for the resignation of an Alabama district court judge arrested for domestic violence last month. Republican Sens. Richard Shelby and Jeff Sessions of Alabama and Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill of Missouri on Wednesday called on U.S. District Judge Mark Fuller to step down.

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  19. Democratic, Republican lawmakers now call for Judge Fuller's resignationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    Three Alabama lawmakers are calling for Federal Judge Mark Fuller to resign, and another isn't ruling out the possibility of impeachment. Fuller was arrested in Atlanta in August on domestic violence charges.

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  20. Powerful Missouri Democrat Sen. Claire McCaskill joins in calls for the resignation of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Alabama Live

    Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Missouri, sent out a message via social media calling on the Alabama judge to resign in the wake of domestic violence charges. And the problem of domestic violence is much bigger than just sports.

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