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Thursday, 4 March 2021

Pressure mounts for new state representative from KCK to resign

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Pressure mounts for new state representative from KCK to resign
Pressure mounts for new state representative from KCK to resign

There's more pressure for new state representative from Kansas City, Kansas, Aaron Coleman, to resign, even before he takes office.

COLEMAN.MICHEAL: COLEMAN WAS A SURPRISEWINNER OF THE DEMOCRATIC PRIMARYLAST AUGUST FOR A STATE HOUSESEAT FROM KANSAS CITY, KANSAS,AND THEN, BECAUSE IT’S A HEAVILYDEMOCRATIC DISTRICT, HE EASILYWON ELECTION IN NOVEMBER.HOWEVER, THERE HAVE BEEN CHARGESABOUT HIS PAST, INCLUDING RECENTCHARGES ABOUT ABUSE AGAINST AFORMER GIRLFRIEND.NOW, 7 INCOMING DEMOCRATIC WOMENLEGISLATURE IN JANUARY HAVESIGNED A STATEMENT SAYING THATTHEY THINK THAT HIS ACTIONS INTHE RECENT PAST, COMBINED WITHHIS HISTORY OF VIOLENCE,CONTINUOUSLY DEMONSTRATE THAT HEIS UNFIT TO SERVE.AND THE HOUSE LEADERSHIP HASALSO JOINED THEM TO CALL FORCOLEMAN TO RESIGN, EVEN BEFOREHE IS SWORN IN AS A STATEREPRESENTATIVE, WHEN THELEGISLATURE CONVENES IN EARLYJA

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