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Horne to pay $10,000 to settle campaign charges

Lame duck AG still faces charges related to 2010 campaign

PHOENIX -- Tom Horne will pay $10,000 out of his own pocket to end an investigation into whether he illegally used staffers at the Attorney General's Office in his unsuccessful reelection campaign.The deal, set for review Thursday by the Citizens Clean Elections Commission, ends the chance that Horne could be liable for close to $1 million in penalties after amid allegations that the "volunteers' for his Republican primary fight were not really volunteers at all but instead employees at the state agency.