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19-year-old charged alongside Anton Lazzaro pleads not guilty

She's accused of helping the GOP operative traffic underage girls.

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Civil lawsuit accuses Lazzaro of being sex trafficking 'ringmaster'

The lawsuit was filed on behalf of a teenager and her parents.

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Ousted MN GOP chair mulls return to politics, possible run for governor

Jennifer Carnahan resigned over an associate's sex trafficking indictment.

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Lazzaro seeks pretrial release, pledges 'Truman Show' confinement in luxury condo

The GOP donor and strategist is awaiting trial for federal child sex trafficking charges.

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Jennifer Carnahan out as MN GOP chair, reportedly gets 3 months severance

In a statement, she blamed 'mob mentality' for her ouster.

Jim Hagedorn, Jennifer Carnahan, Anton Lazzaro.

Ex-GOP director says Carnahan's claims about Lazzaro connection are false

"She will never let the truth see the light of day, because in her narcissistic mind, it would ruin her brand," Andy Aplikowski said.

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GOP House leaders call for investigation into sex harassment, assault claims

They say any leaders who failed in their legal or moral responsibilities should resign or be fired.

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4 former MN GOP executive directors call on Carnahan to resign

An increasing number of current and former party executives are calling for the embattled chairwoman to step down.

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More GOP sex harassment allegations emerge, Carnahan says victims are out to get her

The Minnesota GOP chairwoman spoke to two radio stations on Tuesday.

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Gazelka won't be drawn on Carnahan calls in wake of strategist's trafficking arrest

Meanwhile, Carnahan has challenged the GOP executive board to call a confidence vote.

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19-year-old charged as co-defendant in Lazzaro child sex trafficking case

The indictment against Gisela Medina and GOP strategist Anton Lazzaro was unsealed Monday.

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GOP statement on alleged sex harassment sparks new controversy for Carnahan

The statement revealed that Carnahan had been aware of an allegation of sexual misconduct made against a GOP staffer for months.

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Jennifer Carnahan speaks out, says she's victim of 'coup' within the GOP

She says that she's victim of "smears" after one of her close confidants, Anton Lazzaro, was indicted for child sex trafficking.

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More elected Republicans urging embattled GOP chair Carnahan to resign

It's over her close connection to Anton Lazzaro, who's accused of child sex trafficking.

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St. Thomas College Republicans chair, 19, arrested in child sex conspiracy probe

She was arrested in Florida in connection to the case that saw Anton Lazzaro indicted on Thursday.

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Calls for MN GOP chair Jennifer Carnahan to resign over links to Anton Lazzaro

There have been calls from Republicans for Jennifer Carnahan to resign.

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Gold, private jets and Ferraris: Arrested GOP strategist's high-flying lifestyle

Some Minnesota Republicans have started distancing themselves from Anton Lazzaro, pledging to return donations from him.