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Christine O'Donnell Threatens To Sue Radio Station WDEL For Posting Interview

RANDALL CHASE   10/28/10 11:13 AM ET   AP

Christine Odonnell Interview Wdel Lawsuit
Delaware U.S. Senate candidate Christine O'Donnell speaks during a debate between O'Donnell and her opponent Chris Coons at Widener Law School in Wilmington, Del., Tuesday, October 19, 2010. (AP Photo/Robert Craig, Pool)

DOVER, Del. — The head of the national Republican Party is due in Delaware to rally voters shortly after GOP Senate candidate Christine O'Donnell's campaign apologized to a radio station for threatening to sue over video of an interview.

Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele scheduled a Dover stop Thursday with O'Donnell.

O'Donnell's campaign had threatened to sue WDEL-AM to stop release of the Wilmington station's video of a live radio interview Tuesday on "The Rick Jensen Show."

In part of the video, O'Donnell signals to a spokesman while she's being pressed about how she would have handled a county budget differently than her Democratic opponent Chris Coons.

The station says campaign manager Matt Moran called later and threatened to "crush" WDEL-AM with a lawsuit if it didn't destroy the video.

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