Heineman knew of my campaign fines before appointing me to Legislature, businessman says
Patrick Shannon cited a family medical emergency as the reason for his withdrawal.
Posted: Monday, December 9, 2013 12:00 am
LINCOLN — Bellevue businessman Patrick Shannon said Monday that the governor knew about Shannon's state fines for campaign violations before appointing him last week to the Nebraska Legislature.
Shannon withdrew Friday several hours after questions surfaced about an anonymous smear campaign he orchestrated against an opponent in a 2004 legislative race.
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