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Joe Arpaio Loses Support From Allies As Federal Criminal Trial Looms

Posted: 04/18/2012 7:34 pm

Joe Arpaio Federal Investigation

Salon:

With fresh calls for Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio to face a federal criminal trial, many are predicting the end of his controversial career. What few people realize outside metropolitan Phoenix is how much Arpaio’s world has already fallen apart around him.

One-by-one, Arpaio’s closest allies have been forced from power or severed support, leaving the combative 79-year-old sheriff seeking his sixth term increasingly isolated and vulnerable as emboldened foes sharpen their attacks.

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