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Whittemore lawyers seek to suppress evidence

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Lawyers for Harvey Whittemore are seeking to suppress evidence in a federal case charging the one-time power broker unlawfully funneled $138,000 in campaign contributions to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid.

The lawyers, in court papers filed Friday, argue a note from the Nevada Democrat thanking Whittemore and other evidence were unlawfully obtained without a warrant.

The papers include motions to dismiss the case against the Nevada legislative lobbyist because of a lack of evidence, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reported.

Whittemore was indicted in June on two counts of making illegal campaign contributions, one count of lying …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Nov 11, 2012 04:02AM Published Nov 11, 2012 04:01AM Copyright 2012 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.