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Ex-OK Senator Found Guilty In Bribery Case

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Former Democratic State Sen. Debbe Leftwich of Oklahoma City was found guilty on Thursday for soliciting a bribe for withdrawal of candidacy. Former Democratic State Sen. Debbe Leftwich of Oklahoma City was found guilty on Thursday for soliciting a bribe for withdrawal of candidacy.
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A former Oklahoma lawmaker scheduled to on trial in connection with an alleged bribery scheme is found guilty.

Former Democratic State Sen. Debbe Leftwich of Oklahoma City was found guilty on Thursday for soliciting a bribe for withdrawal of candidacy.

11/13/2013 Related Story: Judge Denies Motion To Delay Trial Against Former OK Senator

Prosecutors say Leftwich worked with former Republican Rep. Randy Terrill of Moore to secure an $80,000-a-year job at the state Medical Examiner's Office for her in exchange for her promise not seek re-election in 2010 so a Republican colleague of Terrill's could run for her open seat.

Terrill was convicted in October of offering a bribe for withdrawal of candidacy.

10/29/2013 Related Story: Former Oklahoma Lawmaker Found Guilty Of Bribery

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