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State House candidate arrested, charged with DWI

A member of the Mebane City Council who is running for a state House seat was charged with driving while impaired over the weekend, according to WXII.

Patty Philipps was arrested at 2:30 a.m. after being stopped on Interstate 40 in Burlington, and she blew a .15 percent blood alcohol level on a Breathalyzer test, the TV station reported.

Philipps is a Democrat who opposes Republican candidate Steve Ross in the race to represent House District 63. She has apologized and said she plans to continue with her campaign.


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didn't know

Democrats drank.. whoa.

At least the drunks in Las Vegas................

...........play with their own money.

Not a good campaign strategy

Oh, those late-night fund-raisers and all the alcohol that flows.

 

Alas.

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