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3.) Tom Horne's Office in Free Fall over Allegations of Using Public Office, Staff for Campaign Purposes
Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne's office has been in crisis mode this week over allegations that his staffers have been doing campaign work on the public dime.
First, on Monday, the resignation note of AG staffer and Horne campaign volunteer Sarah Beattie was leaked to the Arizona Capitol Times.
In it she claimed that Horne's office was "not following campaign laws or finance laws," and that her "legal well-being" was at stake.
Then Tuesday night, Channel 12's Brahm Resnik broadcast a video that's been kicking around the Arizona press corps for a couple of weeks, showing AG legislative aide Brett Mecum -- he of Captain America fame -- dropping off a campaign-related complaint to the Arizona Secretary of State's Office.
Now comes the pièce de résistance: On Tuesday, Horne mistakenly responded to a fundraising e-mail from the campaign of his Republican rival Mark Brnovich.
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