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Judge: No racial or political bias in “sting” case

February 15, 2018 GMT

By Staff

A judge has rejected the argument of state Rep. Vanessa Lowery Brown that she was targeted in a corruption investigation because she is black and a Democrat, a ruling that represents a major setback for the last defendant in a controversial  Harrisburg sting operation.

Dauphin County Judge Scott A. Evans, ruling this week on a series of defense motions in a case that began more than three years ago, dismissed Brown’s argument in one sentence.

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