Iowa state Senate candidate Randi Shannon (R) "has ended her campaign and instead declared herself a U.S. Senator for the state of Iowa," the Des Moines Register reports.
Shannon "argued that the legitimate federal government of the United States was replaced by illegitimate 'corporate' government in 1871 and has been operating since then in violation of the U.S. Constitution. She learned this fact just recently, she said, and has come to believe it after months of research..."
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