Plagiarism charge hampers Walsh's campaign in Montana
John Walsh, D-Montana, is not so lucky.
from the Hill:
Walsh apparently copied more than a quarter of his paper from other sources without attribution and with only minor alterations.
The revelation likely doomed his already-uphill Senate campaign, and any ongoing stories about the scandal make it that much harder for him to recover in his campaign against Rep. Steve Daines (R-Mont.).
Copying material without attribution to obtain a degree is a serious matter. It's a lot worse than lack of attribution in campaign speeches.
As noted elsewhere, Joe Biden's big plagiarism issue wasn't cribbing from Kinnock; it was the copying in law school.