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Experts at the attack

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July

Tb_pig_300 The king of the attack ads could not believe his good fortune. A cursory look and he had found a gold mine on a doctor who was running for state House. ¶ The guy had been in court again and again, sued for malpractice three times, sued for paternity, sued for nonpayment of a debt, charged with criminal mischief. Heck, if even half of it turned out to be true, attacking him would be great sport. ¶ All he needed was to find somebody who would pay him for dishing the dirt.

Times Senior Correspondent Lucy Morgan takes a look at political attacks and how one tried to topple Rep. Paige Kreegel. Story here.

[Last modified: Wednesday, September 15, 2010 3:41pm]

    

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