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FL Campaign operative busted at Edwards event



Some Florida Democrats may know or recall Michael Duga, a former Max Cleland aide and (at least he said) onetime aide to the Clintons and ally of Scott Maddox. Well check this weirdness from the Boston Globe:

"A 31-year-old Florida man was arrested over the weekend in connection with impersonating an aide to Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards at a Martha's Vineyard fund-raiser, police said. ... Duga, who was arraigned yesterday in Edgartown District Court on charges including marijuana possession and breaking into the Menemsha Coast Guard station, allegedly arrived at the Edwards fund-raiser Friday night in a stolen Chevrolet Suburban.

"Two campaign aides told police that they saw Duga enter the same vehicle as Edwards and his wife when they left the event for Martha's Vineyard Airport. It was not clear yesterday whether Duga actually accompanied Edwards to the airport."

[Last modified: Wednesday, September 15, 2010 1:00pm]


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