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Feds want to drop fourth Whittemore charge

RENO (AP) — Federal prosecutors have opted not to pursue a fourth felony against an ex-Nevada developer and lobbyist convicted of three charges related to making illegal campaign contributions to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. Harvey Whittemore originally was charged with a fourth count of lying to the FBI about the illegal fundraising, but the jury deadlocked on that count during his federal trial last month in Reno. Assistant U.S. Attorney Steve Myhre requested in a motion filed Monday that the fourth charge be dropped. But he said the government reserves the right to file a superseding indictment against Whittemore …

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