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Ex-Sen. Domenici discloses son born in secrecy
ABQ Journal ^ | Feb 20, 2013 | John Robertson

Posted on 03/12/2013 7:44:46 PM PDT by donna

Former New Mexico Sen. Pete Domenici told the Journal on Tuesday he fathered a son outside of his marriage over 30 years ago, revealing a secret kept for decades. (snip)

She [the mother] is a daughter of former U.S. senator and Nevada Gov. Paul Laxalt....

(Excerpt) Read more at abqjournal.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: domenici; hypocrite; laxalt; reallyoldnews
Domenici married Nancy Burk in 1958. Together they have two sons and six daughters (Lisa, Peter, Nella, Clare, David, Nanette, and twins Paula and Helen).
1 posted on 03/12/2013 7:44:47 PM PDT by donna
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To: donna

OK

I still like Pete Demenici. I was involved in NM GOP Politics during some of his term. He did good work.

I am sorry for his wife. I am sorry for his son. I am sorry for the family.


2 posted on 03/12/2013 7:48:56 PM PDT by Texas Fossil
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To: donna

Another compromised winner from our side. Wake me when the house cleaning begins.


3 posted on 03/12/2013 7:49:25 PM PDT by samadams2000 (Someone important make......The Call!)
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To: donna

If he were a Democrat this wouldn’t be a big deal. Clinton would be high-fiving him.....


4 posted on 03/12/2013 7:51:18 PM PDT by clintonh8r (Happy to be represented by Lt. Col. Allen West)
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To: donna

the libtards’ hateful comments are hard to read. How can people be so stupid


5 posted on 03/12/2013 7:51:37 PM PDT by Mr. K (There are lies, damned lies, statistics, and democrat talking points.)
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To: donna

Why is this news?


6 posted on 03/12/2013 7:51:40 PM PDT by Rome2000 (THE WASHINGTONIANS AND UNIVERSAL SUFFRAGE ARE THE ENEMY -ROTATE THE CAPITAL AMONGST THE STATES)
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To: Rome2000
This article is a month old.
7 posted on 03/12/2013 7:53:37 PM PDT by oldbrowser (They are marxists, don't call them democrats)
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To: Rome2000

I guess because it shows the games powerful men play with young women never change; somehow the country goes on . The one that really floored me was Henry Hyde. After that, the Vitters, Ensigns, etc. that keep rolling through just seem like part of the Washington wallpaper.


8 posted on 03/12/2013 7:58:08 PM PDT by gusopol3
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To: Texas Fossil

I am sorry that Domenici is such a freaking D%head and should be ostracized for life.
Living a lie as a US Senator sets you right up for blackmail....Gee ... do ya think that’s why Barky “retired” him?

Get a Grip!


9 posted on 03/12/2013 8:01:15 PM PDT by acapesket
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To: donna

good grief...what is it with politicians???

Sorry for the son.


10 posted on 03/12/2013 8:02:43 PM PDT by Drango (A liberal's compassion is limited only by the size of someone else's wallet.)
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To: Texas Fossil
The mother was 24 yrs old and her father was a colleague. Unbelievable.
11 posted on 03/12/2013 8:06:32 PM PDT by donna (Pray for revival.)
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To: donna

The Domenici’s are a great family. Pete is a good man who, like us all, has his failings and times where he does not live up to his best expectations. Not that it makes for an excuse, but I do know that at the time Pete and Nancy were going through some very hard times due to the health problems of one of their children.
I’ll pray for the family, and I will continue to admire them.


12 posted on 03/12/2013 8:10:42 PM PDT by Ouchthatonehurt ("When you're going through hell, keep going." - Sir Winston Churchill)
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To: Texas Fossil

He was a horrible example of a human being. My happiest day was his departure. What a liar.


13 posted on 03/12/2013 8:17:04 PM PDT by willardwx
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To: Ouchthatonehurt
If he resigned and left town to get right I could be impressed. Instead, he stayed in Washington, lying to his wife and denying his son, all the while trying to force through federal laws forcing us all to pay for insurance coverage for mental illness because one of his daughters has schizophrenia.
14 posted on 03/12/2013 8:17:29 PM PDT by donna (Pray for revival.)
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To: Drango

A sleazy profession attracts sleazy people.


15 posted on 03/12/2013 8:18:00 PM PDT by greene66
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To: donna

Ewwww!

16 posted on 03/12/2013 8:24:50 PM PDT by Spunky
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To: willardwx

willardwx
Since Jan 8, 2013

Well, Well, Well

Where are you from? Don’t expect you to be here long.

I knew Pete Domenici and he was not as you describe.

I was at one time GOP County Chairman in a county in NM. Lived there for 14 years. I knew many of the public officials.

I make no excuses for his actions that are revealed, but I do know things he did accomplish that were very good for the nation.


17 posted on 03/12/2013 8:26:22 PM PDT by Texas Fossil
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To: donna

I like to see who we are talking about.

18 posted on 03/12/2013 8:28:48 PM PDT by Spunky
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To: greene66

when one sees irresponsible conduct from Republicans, especially those who bend over for OBAMA, sell out morality,always look like their just coming home from a vacation, have superlib wives that the media doesnt report on, one can see how democrats and their “outing” experts exercise power over the republicans...the reps had the chance to defund obama/central planned healthcare but punked out...one wonders why ?


19 posted on 03/12/2013 8:28:57 PM PDT by Understand the stimulus
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To: Texas Fossil

Texas fossil or New Mexican. He was horrible and became a RINO before our eyes. But worst of all — he was an unfaithful lying hypocrite. Thanks for your kind remarks. You do have a good Governor now over there.


20 posted on 03/12/2013 8:30:26 PM PDT by willardwx
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To: greene66

I’m sure Paul Laxalt would have strangled him with his bare hands if he were alive today. What about the father of Monica Lewinsky? He blamed Ken Starr. I’m sure the offspring fella is well adjusted. That doesn’t make it ok.


21 posted on 03/12/2013 8:30:59 PM PDT by DIRTYSECRET
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To: Mr. K

I read through some of them and it is beyond stupid. “he’s a hypocrite.” Well, yeah, he is. So are they - they’ve never failed to live up to their own standards? And one of the reasons some of them say are because he voted for Clinton to be removed from office in the impeachment trial. Clinton was not on trial for infidelity, first of all, and second of all, even if Domenici had done the same things Clinton did that has no bearing on Clinton’s innocence or guilt. Their comments are absurd...but that is what being a liberal pretty much requires - checking reality at the door.


22 posted on 03/12/2013 8:33:16 PM PDT by Republican Wildcat
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To: donna

Perhaps strangest is this line from the article:
“Recently information has come to me that this sacred situation might be twisted ....”.

“Sacred” does not seem to be the right word.


23 posted on 03/12/2013 8:39:44 PM PDT by GladesGuru (In a society predicated upon freedom, it is necessary to examine principles."..)
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To: willardwx

I agree about Rick.

Grew up 14 miles from him. Know both of his parents.

His family beat mine here by 3 years. My ancestors came to this county in 1889.


24 posted on 03/12/2013 8:39:51 PM PDT by Texas Fossil
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To: donna

http://www.lrlaw.com/professionals/xprProfessionalDetailsLR.aspx?xpST=ProfessionalDetail&professional=308

Well anyway...while so many are bashing the Senator there is a real human being involved in this - and based on this bio looks like he turned out okay and is a stand up guy - decorated Navy Veteran.


25 posted on 03/12/2013 8:42:32 PM PDT by Republican Wildcat
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To: donna

I hear ya, but let’s face it, there is a whole lot we don’t know, especially, what were Michelle’s wishes in the matter.
Don’t you think that schizophrenia should be covered as an illness like any other? I witnessed the daughter’s abrupt change - it was tragic. It was an illness no different than cancer or heart failure.


26 posted on 03/12/2013 8:46:51 PM PDT by Ouchthatonehurt ("When you're going through hell, keep going." - Sir Winston Churchill)
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To: gusopol3

They talk the talk.
Everything is “God, Family, Country”.
“Honor above all”.

There is more honor in a whore house than in the White House or the Halls of Congress.


27 posted on 03/12/2013 8:52:52 PM PDT by Tupelo (Old, Bald, Ugly, Fat and Broke in Arizona)
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To: donna

I think this is very common in DC circles.

Power goes to your head-big and small head, that is.

But who is to say if Domenici was compromised for a long time by insiders pulling strings and threatening exposure.

The GOP always acts like someone has the goods on them.

Makes one wonder what other pols have closeted skeletons.


28 posted on 03/12/2013 8:57:07 PM PDT by exit82 ("The Taliban is on the inside of the building" E. Nordstrom 10-10-12)
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To: donna

The best parody of this I have seen elsewhere with just a simple edit:

“Former New Mexico Sen. Pete Domenici told the Journal on Tuesday he fathered a son outside of his marriage over 30 years ago with former U.S. senator and Nevada Gov. Paul Laxalt.”


29 posted on 03/12/2013 9:20:54 PM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy (Best WoT news at rantburg.com)
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To: Ouchthatonehurt

If you like big government and Obamacare.


30 posted on 03/12/2013 9:36:12 PM PDT by donna (Pray for revival.)
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To: donna

Ouch that one hurt.


31 posted on 03/12/2013 9:48:34 PM PDT by Ouchthatonehurt ("When you're going through hell, keep going." - Sir Winston Churchill)
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To: Ouchthatonehurt; All

Yes, but why didn’t he wear a rubber? Oh, wait, that is probably against his religion. Oh, wait, so was the sex.


32 posted on 03/12/2013 10:24:10 PM PDT by gleeaikin
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To: donna

At least his illegitimate child is alive and was not aborted.


33 posted on 03/12/2013 10:30:38 PM PDT by married21
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To: gleeaikin

That it was an all around an ill-conceived act is not in dispute.


34 posted on 03/12/2013 10:31:46 PM PDT by Ouchthatonehurt ("When you're going through hell, keep going." - Sir Winston Churchill)
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To: donna
AMEN!!! He PUSHED and PUSHED and PUSHED all this spending on us because HIS daughter had a nasty mental disorder.

I actually can't believe this secret was kept for 30 years.

35 posted on 03/13/2013 3:59:50 AM PDT by Ann Archy (ABORTION........the HUMAN sacrifice to the god of CONVENIENCE.)
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To: Ann Archy

Diogenes is still searching...and probably will be doing so for a long time.


36 posted on 03/13/2013 6:25:05 AM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: donna

Another idiot that can be blackmailed. Get rid of him.


37 posted on 03/13/2013 6:33:33 AM PDT by bmwcyle (People who do not study history are destine to believe really ignorant statements.)
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