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Hillary Clinton Lawsuit

July 24, 2003  -- posted at 7:37 a.m. CDT

WASHINGTON, D.C.  --Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton may have to testify in a lawsuit filed by Gennifer Flowers after a federal judge refused to release the New York senator from the lawsuit.

 Flowers accuses the senator of masterminding a campaign to discredit Flowers' claim of an affair with Bill Clinton. U-S- District Judge Philip Pro dismissed Flowers' defamation claim against Mrs. Clinton, but allowed a conspiracy allegation to proceed.

Former presidential aide George Stephanopoulos and campaign strategist James Carville also are being sued.

Judicial Watch, a conservative group representing Flowers, said it will seek the senator's testimony in the case.

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