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Court supports loyalty oaths for candidates

(excerpt from) Fox8.com/AP
Appeals court sides with Texas Democrats, says loyalty oath permissible for ballot access
March 24, 2009

An appeals court says the Texas Democratic Party can impose a loyalty oath on candidates seeking the party’s nomination — rejecting a challenge by former presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich of Ohio.

A three-judge panel of the 5th U.S.

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