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Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Lewis Reed V. Francis Slay: Top Ten Craziest Campaign Fights in Mayor's Race (PHOTOS)

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8. "Violence in Reed's camp Yesterday!!!"

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So said the late-night tweet from State Senator Jamilah Nasheed, a vocal surrogate for Slay this election season.

Her tweet was apparently in response to some scuffle at a Lewis Reed fundraiser -- involving, it seems, no one actually directly related to either campaign.

Daily RFT's further investigation uncovered that someone was shoved -- maybe.

Full Story: Lewis Reed: Police Called to Fundraising Event After Dispute Escalates

7. The Grim Reaper of Radio Bob Romanik

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Controversial radio host Bob Romanik, an RFT cover feature subject, inserted himself into the mayor's race by donating a lot of money to Lewis Reed. That move was important to the president of the Board of Aldermen, who has been at a fundraising disadvantage throughout the race -- and was also significant to Slay's team, who ended up highlighting his donations in a campaign attack ad.

Why? For starters, Romanik is a convicted felon.

Full Story: Lewis Reed: "Grim Reaper of Radio" Bob Romanik Top Donor To Francis Slay Opponent

Continue for more campaign controversies.

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