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Everyone who knows Sen. Jenny Oropeza knows that she has been out front on early cancer protection. Oropeza, herself a cancer survivor, issued a press release this week, “in the wake of [White House Spokesman] Tony Snow’s latest cancer,” urging people to receive regular cancer screenings. That’s probably the only issue that could unite the Long Beach Democrat and the former Fox News anchor turned White House flack. …

In staff news, GOP Senate Public Safety consultant Cory Salzillo has left the Capitol to take a job as a lobbyist for the state District Attorneys Association. …

Meanwhile, in cyberspace: Arizona Sen. John McCain had his MySpace page hacked this week, erroneously pledging the Arizona senator’s support for gay marriage. “Dear Supporters, Today I announce that I have reversed my position and come out in full support of gay marriage

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