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Resource ID: #25920
Subject: Elections
Source: Palm Beach Post
Date: April 15, June 10, July 22, July 23, 2012



A four-month Palm Beach Post investigation revealed that the frontrunner in Palm Beach County's state attorney race, a prominent local politician, engaged in questionable behind-the-scenes politicking to clear his path to office. The newspaper's reporting linked the politician to threats against a popular local judge and showed that he had orchestrated a series of covert attacks against the sitting state attorney, exploiting a loophole in state campaign finance law by secretly funneling the attacks through a millionaire who wanted a favor from the state attorney's office.

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