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Lawsuit ups ante on Rutherford; adds Romney camp as defendant

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Updated: July 14, 2014 6:17AM

Mitt Romney’s failed presidential campaign has been drawn into the federal lawsuit that crippled Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford’s bid for governor this year.

Former state worker Ed Michalowski named Romney for President Inc. as a defendant Thursday when he broadened the sexual and political harassment complaint he brought against the treasurer in February.


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