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Feds End Criminal Probe Of O’Donnell

DOVER, Del. (AP) — An attorney for former Delaware Senate candidate Christine O’Donnell wants federal prosecutors to investigate the head of a group that filed a complaint last year alleging O’Donnell had illegally spent campaign money.

O’Donnell’s lawyer alleged in a letter to the U.S. Attorney’s office that Melanie Sloan, executive director of Citizens for Ethics and Responsibility in Washington, knowingly made false statements in the complaint against O’Donnell.

O’Donnell’s lawyer says the complaint was based on an affidavit from a former campaign worker that contained false information and was not properly vetted.

Sloan, a former prosecutor, said O’Donnell and her lawyers were unfamiliar with the law and that CREW was unconcerned.

Federal prosecutors informed O’Donnell’s campaign lawyer Friday that they were closing their review and did not intend to pursue criminal charges.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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  • grumpy

    Fox Noise will bring itself down! Rupert will see to that. When we default as the right would like to see, then you had better brush up on your Chinese because Communist China will be our landlord.
    The proper punishment for treason should be considered for Mr. Beck and Mr. Limbaugh’s undermining of America’s Democracy.

    • Rhiannon

      In all fairness, Fox News has a right to exist. However, I strongly do not believe in them and am tired or their shennagans. However, the first ammendment gives them a right to exist.

      • Aurthur Phaphler

        Nice level headed reply Rhiannon. Just as MSNBC has a right and I don’t watch them either. Have a great weekend.

      • Guess Who

        Does anyone actually watch PMSNBC?

    • GT

      How absurd. Further evidence of just unhinged the Left has become.

      • grumpy

        We’ll see

  • Lindy

    When will the left finally realize that they will not win. Right now they are trying their hardest to bring Fox news down but will not succeed. Communism is not wanted nor should we let those who advocate for it be allowed to live in this country. In fact they should be tried for treason against the United States and the proper punishment carried out.

    • ray

      Lindy, it sounds to me like you’re advocating death for “the Left” which last time I checked, makes up a sizable portion of the population of the USA. Sounds like what you are suggesting is a political Holocaust. And this is CBS’ top comment? Way to go, CBS.

      • Guess Who

        It was George Soros-funded Media Matters that said they wanted to destroy Fox. so that only libt ards could slant the news.

      • Guess Who

        The left is only 20%, hardly “sizable”. They just control the media, the schools and the churches.

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