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Recall seeks ouster of pro-Abramoff leaders


A member of the Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana is trying to oust three officials who supported Washington insiders Jack Abramoff and Michael Scanlon.

Florine Pitre filed recall petitions six months ago against chairman Lovelin Poncho and council members William Worfel and Leonard Battise. She said no action has been taken on them so she filed a lawsuit in tribal court.

Poncho and Worfel approved contracts to spend $32 million on Abramoff. The tribe has said it will sue Abramoff to recover the fees.

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Suit filed over tribal recall effort (AP 3/3)

Relevant Links:
Coushatta Tribe - http://www.coushattatribela.org

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