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Graft and credibility in focus as New Orleans ex-mayor trial winds down

By Reuters | Mon, 10 Feb 2014 23:13 PM
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By Kathy Finn

NEW ORLEANS, Feb 10 (Reuters) - Former New Orleans mayor C. Ray Nagin was called a politician on the take in closing arguments by prosecutors at his graft trial on Monday while defense attorneys questioned the credibility of those who had cut deals to testify against him.

Nagin, 57, is standing trial on 21 counts of corruption, including bribery, conspiracy, money laundering and tax ...

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