Wednesday, October 08, 2003

Someone has some explaning to do

Maybe there is an excellent reason that a Bush appointed US Attorney ordered the bugging of a Democratic mayor's office. There damn well better be.

Electronic 'Bug' Heats Up Philadelphia Mayor Race
Wed October 8, 2003 09:36 PM ET
PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - Philadelphia's bare-knuckled mayoral campaign between Democratic incumbent John Street and Republican Sam Katz lapsed into turmoil on Wednesday after police discovered a sophisticated electronic listening device in the mayor's office.

The bug, described by police as having multiple microphones, prompted Pennsylvania Democratic Gov. Edward Rendell and Republican Sen. Arlen Specter to call on federal authorities to say whether the device was part of an FBI investigation.

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