Fight of Corrine Brown’s life soon in hands of jury


Fight of Corrine Brown’s life soon in hands of jury

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – As former Congresswoman Corrine Brown’s federal corruption trial heads into closing arguments Monday, one of the lasting images for those watching will be Brown sobbing on the stand Friday morning, pleading through her tears that the federal government is trying to destroy her life.
It was the emotional peak of a trial that has the 70-year-old embattled politician in the fight of her life.
Out of the gate in opening statements, the prosecution painted a darker side to the woman who served her Florida district for the last 24 years, saying she was greedy, had a “significant entitlement …

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