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Ron Paul to testify at trial of 2012 campaign aides

Three top officials with Ron Paul's 2012 presidential campaign claim political motivations are behind charges alleging they violated federal financial disclosure laws by secretly paying an influential Iowa politician for his endorsement. Paul, a former Republican congressman from Texas, will be called as a prosecution witness at the trial, set for next Tuesday in Des Moines. He is expected to testify he didn't know of the payments from the campaign and never would have approved, according to court documents. Federal prosecutors say the three men broke several federal campaign laws when they concealed payments to former Iowa Sen. Kent Sorenson after he jumped from the Michele...