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Former Harrisburg mayor Stephen Reed speaks out after attorney general's raid on his home


HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania — The former mayor of Harrisburg is speaking out about state investigators searching his home earlier this week.

Stephen Reed said Wednesday he's bound by a "gag order" but that didn't stop him from confirming that he testified before a grand jury in April and from suggesting the investigation is the result of "dirty politics."

The attorney general's office hasn't comment on Tuesday's raid. Reed's failed projects, including a planned Wild West museum, helped push the city deep into debt. Agents were seen taking a saddle and other Western artifacts from his home.

Reed says he's suffering from cancer and promised to say more in the future, saying, "There'll be comments ... plenty of them in due time. Right now I'm governed by a gag order that prohibits me from doing so."

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