The John Rothmann Show: Insurance Commissioner’s Donations… or Bribes?

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Two months after state Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara was caught taking campaign contributions from the industry he regulates, he has proclaimed himself “deeply sorry” and taken “full responsibility” while at the same time suggesting his staff was to blame. He has also promised to eschew future support bearing a direct connection to insurers and suspend raising money for his reelection bid — which, by the way, is three years away — for a few months.


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