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September 8, 2000
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President Clinton may announce clemency for a former U.S. Navy intelligence agent serving a life sentence for spying for Israel, in order to help his wife’s candidacy for a U.S. Senate seat from New York, charged her opponent. Rep. Rick Lazio (R-N.Y.) told the New York Post that such an “October surprise” freeing Jonathan Pollard would be a way of trying to win over more Jewish voters for Hillary Rodham Clinton.

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