Md. U.S. Attorney Wants “Front Page” Cases By Nov.

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Thomas M. DiBiagio, the U.S. Attorney in Maryland, may face credibility questions in court and political problems in Washington after sending e-mail messages pressuring prosecutors for more convictions of elected officials and "front page" indictments, says the Baltimore Sun. Maryland Democratic Party Chairman Isiah Leggett demanded DiBiagio's resignation and accused the Republican prosecutor of pursuing politically motivated cases to garner publicity. Republican Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. defended DiBiagio by saying the prosecutor adequately explained his motives and what he had meant by the phrase "front page" indictments. The Sun obtained three confidential documents he wrote . . .

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