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DeWeese Convicted on Corruption Charges

Posted on: 7:27 am, February 7, 2012, by , updated on: 07:34am, February 7, 2012

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A powerful state lawmaker has been found guilty on corruption charges.

Bill DeWeese has been on trial in Dauphin County.

According to published reports, a jury found him guilty Monday morning on all but one of the counts against him.

Prosecutors accused DeWeese of using his staff members to do political work during the regular day.

DeWeese is a Democrat from southwestern Pennsylvania and a former speaker of the state House.

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