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White House Accused of Federal Crime in Specter, Bennet Races

February 23, 2010
Jeffrey Lord
2/22/2010

“Whoever solicits or receives … any….thing of value, in consideration of the promise of support or use of influence in obtaining for any person any appointive office or place under the United States, shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than one year, or both.” — 18 USC Sec. 211 — Bribery, Graft and Conflicts of Interest: Acceptance or solicitation to obtain appointive public office

“In the face of a White House denial, U.S. Rep. Joe Sestak stuck to his story yesterday that the Obama administration offered him a “high-ranking” government post if he would not run against U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter in Pennsylvania’s Democratic primary.” — Philadelphia Inquirer, February 19, 2010

“D.C. job alleged as attempt to deter Romanoff” — Denver Post, September 27, 2009

The story continues …..

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