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Venezuelan Voting Advocacy Group Faces Treason Charges

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Venezuelan Voting Advocacy Group Faces Treason Charges

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Venezuelan Voting Advocacy Group Faces Treason Charges

Venezuelan Voting Advocacy Group Faces Treason Charges

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Venezuelan prosecutors charge the leaders of a get-out-the-vote group with trying to topple President Hugo Chavez in 2002. The prosecutors say the group received a grant from a Washington-based organization funded by the U.S. Congress. Brian Ellsworth reports.