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Freddie Stubbs Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 11:34 AM
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Jennings Drops Suit Over '06 Election
Source: Associated Press

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) A Democratic candidate has dropped a lawsuit over her 369-vote loss in a 2006 congressional race because a federal investigation will meet the same goals as the court case, her lawyers said.

Christine Jennings withdrew the suit in state court Monday as the Government Accountability Office, an investigative arm of Congress, began testing electronic voting machines she claims malfunctioned in Sarasota County last year.

State testing failed to disclose any problems that could explain why the touch-screen machines failed to register results from up to 18,000 voters in the 13th District race.

State officials declared Republican Vern Buchanan the winner, and Jennings challenged the result in court and the House of Representatives.

Read more: http://ap.google.com/article/ALeqM5hmsMHBNK1Tq-YZqsW4FA...
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DCKit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 12:41 PM
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1. She trusts a federal investigation? Did I miss something about a complete overhaul of the DOJ? n/t
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tom_paine Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 12:45 PM
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2. Nazis investigate selves, find selves blameless.
It all the fault of the Liberals.
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Freddie Stubbs Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-07 01:38 PM
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3. The Government Accountability Office is an investigative arm of Congress
It has nothing to do with the DOJ.
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