The dirt line

Bernstein, Amy
March 1993
U.S. News & World Report;3/15/93, Vol. 114 Issue 10, p16
Reports that Virginia's Republican Party set up a telephone hot line to solicit damaging information. The `dirt line' is the brainchild of state GOP Chairman Patrick McSweeney; Anonymity promised to callers with negative information about former state Attorney General Mary Sue Terry; Terry is expected to run for governor this year; The hot line is drawing fire from Republican and Democratic legislators; The GOP cannot keep up with the daily calls they receive.


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