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D'Souza Fails To Get Campaign Finance Fraud Case Dismissed


D'Souza was indicted in January on charges of violating campaign finance laws. Prosecutors have accused him of using straw donors to funnel $20,000 to the Senate campaign of Republican Wendy Long, who challenged Sen. Kirsten Gillbrand (D-NY) in 2012. D'Souza has since maintained his innocence, and his attorney has argued that D'Souza was targeted because of his criticisms of President Obama.