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Gale Norton urges leniency for Abramoff crony.

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Former U.S. Interior Secretary Gale Norton is urging a federal judge to show leniency in sentencing her former top deputy, J. Steven Griles, who pleaded guilty to “lying to the Senate about his relationship with convicted lobbyist Jack Abramoff.” Norton also received $50,000 from Jack Abramoff, and the former lobbyist funneled more than $500,000 to one of Norton’s former political aides, Italia Federici, to gain access to her department.

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