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Former powerbroker asks Nevada State Bar for leniency
Posted on 01/13/2014 11:39:56 AM PST by mdittmar
RENO (AP) Former powerbroker Harvey Whittemore told a Nevada State Bar disciplinary panel that he did not think he broke the law when he used family and friends as "straw donors" to pump more than $130,000 into the campaign of Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid in 2007.
Whittemore, who was convicted last year of violating campaign finance laws and sentenced to two years in prison, is seeking leniency from the panel.
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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Nevada
Harvey Whittemore and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid didn't kow a thing.
posted on 01/13/2014 11:39:56 AM PST
Harry will first learn about this when he reads it in the papers!...
posted on 01/13/2014 11:42:21 AM PST
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If he didnt think he was doing anything wrong then why did he funnel money through his friends?
posted on 01/13/2014 11:48:05 AM PST
by Mr. K
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He should get another 20 years just for helping Reid get elected.
posted on 01/13/2014 12:04:11 PM PST
“But Harry told me I could do it ...”
posted on 01/13/2014 12:46:24 PM PST
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