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SC Democrat with criminal past runs for Congress
WIS TV ^ | June 16, 2012 | By MEG KINNARD and MICHAEL BIESECKER

Posted on 06/16/2012 4:30:24 AM PDT by Jet Jaguar

South Carolina Democratic leaders are trying to decide whether to support a convicted felon running for Congress as a Democrat.

Bryan Lamont "Ryan B" Doyle of Aiken won this week's Democratic primary the state's 3rd Congressional district, which stretches along the state's western edge.

Federal court records show the 37-year-old Doyle was convicted in 2003 on six felony counts related to Medicare fraud and making false statements, resulting in a 30-month prison sentence. Doyle claims he was framed after his signature was forged.

South Carolina law prohibits convicted felons from serving in state office. But there is no law barring felons from seeking federal office.

State Democratic Party chairman Dick Harpootlian said Doyle's criminal record doesn't necessarily disqualify him for Washington, where fraud is a way of life.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Politics/Elections; US: South Carolina
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1 posted on 06/16/2012 4:30:34 AM PDT by Jet Jaguar
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To: Jet Jaguar
State Democratic Party chairman Dick Harpootlian said Doyle's criminal record doesn't necessarily disqualify him for Washington, where fraud is a way of life.

Truth and irony from the AP in the same sentence. Amazing.

2 posted on 06/16/2012 4:33:01 AM PDT by Former Proud Canadian (Obamanomics-We don't need your stinking tar sands oil, we'll just grow algae.)
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To: Jet Jaguar

But there is no law barring felons from seeking federal office.
Why not?.


3 posted on 06/16/2012 4:39:20 AM PDT by Vaduz
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To: Jet Jaguar

in years past, known members of the maffia have been elected to Congress. There is no requirement to pass a security, criminal or financial investigation to serve.One of the few jobs in WDC where you do not need a security clearance.


4 posted on 06/16/2012 4:44:57 AM PDT by elpadre (AfganistaMr Obama said the goal was to "disrupt, dismantle and defeat al-hereQaeda" and its allies.)
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To: Former Proud Canadian

“counts related to Medicare fraud and making false statements”

So? He’s a democRat!


5 posted on 06/16/2012 4:45:12 AM PDT by Rock N Jones
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To: Jet Jaguar
Federal court records show the 37-year-old Doyle was convicted in 2003 on six felony counts related to Medicare fraud and making false statements, resulting in a 30-month prison sentence.

Youthful Indiscretion.

6 posted on 06/16/2012 4:50:10 AM PDT by Palmetto Patriot (How much better off would we be if these bastards would just leave us alone?)
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To: Jet Jaguar

Silly Leftist, Democrats running for office are supposed to have a criminal future, not a criminal past.


7 posted on 06/16/2012 5:02:53 AM PDT by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: Jet Jaguar

Democrat Party resume enhancers . If he could just add a crime that’s sexual in nature he’d be a shoe in. /s


8 posted on 06/16/2012 5:07:41 AM PDT by Vinnie (A)
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To: Jet Jaguar
South Carolina Democratic leaders are trying to decide whether to support a convicted felon running for Congress as a Democrat.

From the Party that nominated Alvin Greene to run against Jim DeMint.

9 posted on 06/16/2012 5:10:38 AM PDT by Palmetto Patriot (How much better off would we be if these bastards would just leave us alone?)
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To: Jet Jaguar

If you cannot pass a background check, you don’t serve, period.

So, in essence, the attorney general could be a convicted felon and be the chief law enforcement officer in the US, de facto in charge of ALL police forces in the nation?

We are going to pay for this insanity....


10 posted on 06/16/2012 5:13:35 AM PDT by Molon Labbie (Prep. Now. Live Healthy, take your Shooting Iron daily.)
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To: Jet Jaguar; l8pilot; 2A Patriot; 2nd amendment mama; 4everontheRight; 77Jimmy; ...
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11 posted on 06/16/2012 5:25:56 AM PDT by upchuck (Need is not an acceptable lifestyle choice; dependent is not a career. ~ Dr. Tim Nerenz)
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To: Jet Jaguar

This is news? we have a gaggle of criminals in DC already elected. One more for the posse


12 posted on 06/16/2012 5:26:23 AM PDT by ronnie raygun (B B)
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To: Jet Jaguar

This is news? we have a gaggle of criminals in DC already elected. One more for the posse


13 posted on 06/16/2012 5:28:35 AM PDT by ronnie raygun (B B)
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To: Vaduz
But there is no law barring felons from seeking federal office.

Why not?.

"That's not a bug, it's a feature."

14 posted on 06/16/2012 5:38:17 AM PDT by Zeppo ("Happy Pony is on - and I'm NOT missing Happy Pony")
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To: Jet Jaguar

Can they be that stupid?


15 posted on 06/16/2012 5:40:55 AM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: Jet Jaguar

“”six felony counts related to Medicare fraud and making false statements,””

Congress is the perfect place for him. If he’s a very good liar, the WH is also a possibility....


16 posted on 06/16/2012 5:57:38 AM PDT by Thank You Rush
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To: Thank You Rush

“”If he’s a very good liar, the WH is also a possibility....””

I might add - if he’s an attorney, DOJ is another place where he could seek employment. They excel in lying over there also. Heck, there’s no limit to the possibilities for employment for this guy.


17 posted on 06/16/2012 6:01:02 AM PDT by Thank You Rush
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To: Jet Jaguar

Fits right in with the current pack of libturds in DC...


18 posted on 06/16/2012 6:24:24 AM PDT by Hotlanta Mike (Resurrect the House Committee on Un-American Activities (HUAC)...before there is no America!)
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To: Jet Jaguar
Federal court records show the 37-year-old Doyle was convicted in 2003 on six felony counts related to Medicare fraud and making false statements, resulting in a 30-month prison sentence. Doyle claims he was framed after his signature was forged.

Sounds perfectly qualified to run as a Democrat!

19 posted on 06/16/2012 6:48:53 AM PDT by tiredoflaundry (I will not be silenced.)
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To: Former Proud Canadian

“Ryan B” Doyle explains the fraud conviction.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7gH6oscSY0g&feature=related


20 posted on 06/16/2012 7:24:22 AM PDT by Atlantan
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To: Vaduz

If felons were band from fed. office, there would be no federal officials.


21 posted on 06/16/2012 7:51:08 AM PDT by sasquatch
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To: Vaduz

If felons were banded from fed. office, there would be no federal officials.


22 posted on 06/16/2012 7:51:29 AM PDT by sasquatch
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To: Jet Jaguar
Bryan Lamont "Ryan B" Doyle of Aiken won this week's Democratic primary the state's 3rd Congressional district, which stretches along the state's western edge. Federal court records show the 37-year-old Doyle was convicted in 2003 on six felony counts related to Medicare fraud and making false statements, resulting in a 30-month prison sentence. Doyle claims he was framed after his signature was forged.

He did his time for his crime! I believe that he should be able to run for Congress. THAT said, I will not support him.

23 posted on 06/16/2012 8:04:23 AM PDT by ExCTCitizen (If we stay home in November '12, don't blame 0 for tearing up the CONSTITUTION!!)
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To: Jet Jaguar

Elect a felon? Now THERE’s a time-saving measure, for sure. Otherwise we’d have to wait until he’s been in office for a while before we realize that he’s a crook.


24 posted on 06/16/2012 8:12:56 AM PDT by Clioman
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To: Vaduz

No law because the crooks in Congress make the laws!


25 posted on 06/16/2012 8:34:44 AM PDT by cpa4you (CPA4YOU)
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To: SampleMan

Well then, Lyndon LaRouche got it backwards! He gets convicted of tax fraud and then runs for the presidency.

He couldn’t serve if elected but he can solicit funds and get matching funds.

That old crook has made many millions from the process! Worse, the courts stopped the Federal Election Commission from doing anything about it!


26 posted on 06/16/2012 8:39:24 AM PDT by cpa4you (CPA4YOU)
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To: Jet Jaguar

One needs to go to “You Tube “ and do a search on this guy.


27 posted on 06/16/2012 9:29:13 AM PDT by Phosgood ("Send in the clowns" .. but wait ..............they're here! >..<)
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To: Jet Jaguar

One needs to go to “You Tube “ and do a search on this guy.


28 posted on 06/16/2012 9:33:48 AM PDT by Phosgood ("Send in the clowns" .. but wait ..............they're here! >..<)
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