April 18, 2013
One-time political powerbroker Harvey Whittemore leaves the Lloyd George Federal Courthouse in Las Vegas, Wednesday, April 3, 2013. Whittemore was attending a hearing on whether to toss out the evidence in the campaign contribution case against him. The woman next to him is unidentified. (AP Photo//Las Vegas Review-Journal, Jerry Henkel)
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Lawyers defending a former Nevada lobbyist and developer against charges that he funneled illegal campaign contributions to Sen. Harry Reid said the FBI investigated the matter five years ago and found no criminal wrongdoing.