Lee Terry calls unattributed Web statement an 'oversight'

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Posted: Sunday, November 17, 2013 12:00 am

WASHINGTON — If Rep. Renee Ellmers, R-N.C., happened to visit Rep. Lee Terry's official website earlier this year, his policy statement on jobs and the economy sure would have looked familiar.

That's because the Omaha Republican's statement was essentially a reworked version of a speech Ellmers delivered in 2011, with large chunks of identical text that Terry's site presented as his own words.

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