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Sunday, November 23, 2008

Scandal probe's Ark. angle

Posted By on Sun, Nov 23, 2008 at 2:10 PM

I'd noticed a brief item on the latest former lobbyist tied to the Abramoff influence-peddling scandal, but until eLwood called it to my attention, I didn't notice he had Arkansas ties. James Hirni: Former Wal-Mart lobbyist. Former aide to Sen. Tim Hutchinson. It was but a single lapse of judgment, his lawyer insists. This wasn't the lapse, ethically, but for the record: Hirni gave a little money to John Boozman in 2004-05.

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