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NHpols.com - May 17, 2007:
"I disagree with him on probably everything and I think he's an elitist who truly doesn't care for the common good."
That's former New Hampshire State Senator Burt Cohen (D-Portsmouth) explaining why, in 2004, he decided to challenge US Senator Judd Gregg's (R-NH) for his senate seat.
Portsmouth Herald - May 23, 2007:
Cohen pleaded guilty Tuesday to the October 2006 stop sign violation and was found guilty of the other charges following a 2½ hour trial, when five witnesses and Cohen offered testimony.
That testimony included two police officers and a civilian telling the court Cohen repeatedly asked arresting officers, "Don't you know who I am?"
"You can't arrest me. I am a very important community member," Cohen said, according to testimony by Officer Kuffer Kaltenborn.
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