From ABC News:
Two U.S. lawmakers are pushing for a Nobel Peace Prize to go to a politician accused of taking bribes, abusing human rights, and profiting from widespread and sometimes violent election fraud.
Darrell Issa, R-Vista, and Charlie Melcanon, R-La., say President Nursultan Nazarbayev deserve the award for “reaffirming the worth and advancing the rights of the human person.”
Nazarbayev has at best a mixed record. See more here.
Text of letter to Nobel committee here.