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October 7, 2010 7:25 AM

Convicted Abramoff deputy is helping S.C. GOP plan events

A former federal lobbyist who pleaded guilty to illegally plying congressional staffers with World Series tickets and other perks has been helping the S.C. Republican Party plan some of its headline events. Jim Hirni, a former deputy of convicted Washington lobbyist Jack Abramoff, helped the state party organize a January gubernatorial debate and fundraiser in Charleston.

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