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Wed Feb 20, 2013, 05:39 PM

Ex-Sen. Domenici discloses son born in secrecy

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Source: Albuquerque Journal

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.

Statements given to the Journal by Domenici and the son’s mother, Michelle Laxalt of Alexandria, Va., identified the son as Adam Paul Laxalt, a Nevada lawyer. Michelle Laxalt formerly was a prominent government relations consultant and television political commentator in Washington, D.C. She is a daughter of former U.S. senator and Nevada Gov. Paul Laxalt.

“More than 30 years ago, I fathered a child outside of my marriage,” Domenici said in his statement.

“The mother of that child made me pledge that we would never reveal that parenthood, and I have tried to honor that pledge and so has she,” Domenici said.

Read more: http://www.abqjournal.com/domenici.htm



Another family values fellow who lives by a different set of rules. His reasons for impeaching Clinton now read as a comedy.

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Response to rlpincus (Original post)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 05:42 PM

1. Oh yes. It was all the mother's fault. She insisted on secrecy, not the politician.

He's still lying.

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Response to rlpincus (Original post)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 05:45 PM

2. Pardon me for asking, but can't something like this affect your job performance in ELECTED office?

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Response to rlpincus (Original post)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 06:02 PM

3. What a mean old bugger

Maybe the mother did want to keep it quiet. Who would want to be
associated with him?

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Response to rlpincus (Original post)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 06:07 PM

4. He voted for impeachment of Clinton

and it was not because of the sex, according to him, but because of the LYING? This guy lied to his family for decades. I'm really getting to the point where I think the republican party should just give up and call themselves the hypocrite party. Pathetic doesn't even begin to describe them.

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Response to rlpincus (Original post)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 06:32 PM

5. What I remember was he was in

The pocket of the nuclear power lobby and had crappy, perhaps the worst environmental voting record in the Senate.

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Response to rlpincus (Original post)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 06:34 PM

6. according to the Wall Street Journal blog -

there are 22 years age difference between this perv and the mother of the out-of-family child -

http://blogs.wsj.com/washwire/2013/02/20/domenici-discloses-child-from-extramarital-affair/

Mr. Domenici and Ms. Laxalt are 22 years apart, meaning he likely would have been in his mid-to-late 40s, and she in her 20s, at the time of the affair.


what a pig

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Response to rlpincus (Original post)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 06:41 PM

7. OK, Pete had a [gasp] love child.

Where's the investigation about whether he ever used campaign funds to care for his son, or keep the mother quiet. Hmmm?

/extreme sarcasm off.

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Response to rlpincus (Original post)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 06:50 PM

8. duplicate topic - locking

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