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United States Congressman Lamar Smith's FEC reports show that he has received thousands of dollars in contributions from Kinetic Concepts, Inc. (KCI) PAC, a medical device company owned by Republican mega-donor James Leininger.

Leininger made nearly $100 million from selling off KCI stock, while Texas Employees Retirement System (ERS) purchased 80,000 shares of this risky stock.  Within a year of the purchase a jury ruled against the company in a high-profile patent infringement lawsuit. 

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The re-drawing of Congressional District 21 last week has pushed John Courage's campaign into the open election stage, and today perennial candidate Gene Kelly filed to run against him. Please support John today in defeating Kelly!

 

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