New Hampshire: Tobin convicted of telephone harassment but acquited on conspiracy
AP reports: A former top Republican Party official was convicted on telephone harassment charges Thursday for his part in a plot to jam the Democrats' phones on Election Day 2002.
The federal jury acquitted James Tobin of the most serious charge against him, of conspiring to violate voters' rights.
Tobin, 45, of Bangor, Maine, was President Bush's New England campaign chairman last year. He could get up seven years in prison and $500,000 in fines when he is sentenced in March. -- Jurors Return Mixed Phone-Jamming Verdict
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