Under friendly questioning from his attorney, former state Treasurer Timothy P. Cahill took stand in his own defense today, appearing at ease as he defended himself against charges that he illegally used a publicly funded lottery ad campaign to help boost his run for governor. With his hands drapped casually over the witness box, Cahill recounted for the jury how he and Lottery staff wanted to run the ads to rebut ads from the Republican Governor’s Association that attacked Lottery management.
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