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Former Port Authority Chairman Seeks to Avoid Prison in Bribery Case

NEWARK — A former top transportation official and mentor to Republican Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey should receive probation, not prison, for his part in a bribery scheme involving United Airlines because although he misused his position, he was “not corrupted,” his lawyers said in a court filing.

The request was contained in a 252-page brief filed late Tuesday on behalf of David Samson, the former chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. He is scheduled to be

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