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Timothy Cahill jury begins deliberations

Defense lambastes former treasurer’s election team

Defense lawyers blasted Timothy P. Cahill’s campaign operatives in their closing arguments Tuesday, calling them buffoons and blowhards in a sweeping effort to absolve the former treasurer of any actions they took on his behalf.

Meanwhile, Cahill’s campaign manager, Scott Campbell, who is on trial with his former boss, was described by his own lawyer as a “flunky” who was only passing messages between Cahill and his consultants.

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