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Issa releases tape he says implicates Solis in illegal fundraising
Issa releases tape he says implicates Solis in illegal fundraising

Rep. Darrell Issa released a recording Wednesday that his office said supported allegations of illegal fundraising activity by Los Angeles County Supervisor-elect Hilda Solis when she served as U.S. Secretary of Labor. Issa (R-Vista), whose House Oversight and Government Reform Committee obtained the audio as part of an ongoing probe of political activities by Obama administration employees, played the recording during a hearing in Washington. A White House spokesman said later Wednesday that the recording relates to an "ongoing law enforcement investigation"—the first time the administration publicly acknowledged the existence of such an inquiry or that it is ongoing....

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