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Armstrong will not be
prosecuted for doping: official

Reuters, by David Ingram and Margaret Chadbourn

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Posted By:drive, 2/5/2013 2:49:35 PM

Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong´s public admission that he took performance-enhancing drugs will not change U.S. prosecutors´ decision to spare him of criminal charges, an attorney who oversaw the federal investigation said on Tuesday. The statement by André Birotte, the U.S. attorney based in Los Angeles, follows Armstrong´s confession in a televised interview last month. "We made a decision on that case a little over a year ago. Obviously,

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Rafter, 2/5/2013 3:45:58 PM     (No. 9160333)

Rope the Dope?

Nope.

He´ll be a gazillionaire regardless.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: TXknitter, 2/5/2013 4:27:25 PM     (No. 9160388)

It is to the point where if a person has enough money/connections IN THE RIGHT PLACES, they can get away with just about anything.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Gloating, 2/5/2013 6:27:29 PM     (No. 9160538)

Disappointing but not surprising. Check the box for cynical.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: bldrrepub, 2/5/2013 6:41:23 PM     (No. 9160547)

Andre Birotte - a favorite of Barbara Boxer and Diane Feinstein. Armstrong´s six-figure "donation" to Planned Parenthood via his Livestrong charity greased the skids for the case being dropped.

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