Blogger Targeted Senator's Sick Wife

    Mississippi Senator Chris McDaniel speaks during a town hall meeting in Ocean Springs, Mississippi March 18, 2014. The stars appear to have aligned for McDaniel, a state senator who is waging a primary battle against Thad Cochran, who is seeking his seventh six-year term in the Senate. Polls show a close race two months before the June 3 Republican primary, and an army of Tea Party activists are canvassing Mississippi voters for McDaniel. Picture taken March 18, 2014.  REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS HEADSHOT ELECTIONS) - RTR3JJRW

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    In case you thought politics couldn't get uglier, think again. Political blogger Clayton Thomas Kelly was arrested on Friday for allegedly sneaking into a nursing home and photographing a senator's bed-ridden wife. Kelly reportedly targeted Mississippi senator Thad Cochran's wife, Rose, who has been suffering from progressive dementia for over a decade and lives in St. Catherine's Village in Madison, Mississippi. Kelly runs the “Constitutional Clayton” blog and has run many pieces in support of Cochrane's GOP primary challenger, Chris McDaniel. Kelly posted the photo of bed-ridden Rose in a political “hit piece” in April. Kelly is being held on $100,000 bail for exploitation of a vulnerable adult. Both Cochrane and McDaneil denounced Kelly's behavior.

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