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Landrieu Lashes US Attorney's Busted Son

Senator: Phone tampering arrest 'very disconcerting'

(Newser) - Sen. Mary Landrieu says the acting US attorney for western Louisiana should be "terribly disappointed" by his son's arrest in an alleged Watergate-style phone tampering plot at her New Orleans office. It's "very disconcerting" that Robert Flanagan, the son of a top federal official, is among the four... More »

4 Phone Plotters Tied to Conservative Campus Groups

All launched or wrote for right-wing publications

(Newser) - The men accused of trying to wiretap Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu's phones share a common experience—writing for conservative publications. Federal authorities said the men posed as telephone workers when they walked into the senator’s office inside a federal building in New Orleans. James O'Keefe, already known for his... More »

Fox Speaks Up for Busted ACORN Pimp

US attorney's son among 'Louisiana Watergate' suspects

(Newser) - Fox News has warned against jumping to conclusions after the man it would like to make a folk hero was busted for allegedly tampering with the phones in Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu's offices. The arrest of James O'Keefe "probably needs a lot of context and a lot of looking... More »

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