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Congress Wannabe Faces Assault Charge

Boise Police arrested Cynthia Clinkingbeard (pictured), 58, Boise, on Friday after she reportedly walked into a store at Eagle Road and Chinden Boulevard and threatened employees with a gun. The website of the Idaho Secretary of State lists Clinkingbeard as a Democratic candidate in the May 15 primary race for the First District congressional seat. Clinkingbeard was a doctor specializing in edocrinology, diabetes and metabolism, until the State of Idaho Board of Medicine revoked her license in 2005. On Friday, police were called at 9:15 p.m. by employees of the store who told dispatchers a woman, later identified as Clinkingbeard, had walked into the store, made strange, threatening remarks to three employees before pulling out a handgun. The caller told dispatchers Clinkingbeard then left the store, continuing to make threats, and drove off in a car/Idaho Statesman. More here. (Photo courtesy Ada County Sheriff's Office/Idaho Statesman)

Question: Who said Democrats supported gun control?


Read more here: http://www.idahostatesman.com/2012/03/17/2040054/idaho-first-district-candidate.html#storylink=omni_popular#wgt=pop#storylink=cpy

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