Articles from June, 2012

In context: Hovde and the "sob stories" quote

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Eric Hovde of Wisconsin made national headlines in June 2012 for saying he "prayed" that reporters would stop writing "sob" stories about people who, in an example he used, "couldn't get their food stamps or this or that." In our new "In Context" feature, we provide a full transcript.

By Tom Kertscher :: Published on Friday, June 22nd, 2012 at 8:13 a.m.

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