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From Scott Reif of the Senate Republicans, for Sen. Kemp Hannon (R-Garden City) in response to Democratic challenger David Mejias' criticism involving health-care workers' wage increases:

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"The first issue Hannon's senate opponent proposes in the 2010 campaign is to back increased government spending…the type of thinking which led the voters of his former county legislative district to vote him out."