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Alexander: Chief of Staff under investigation for child porn

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U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander says his chief of staff is under investigation for child pornography.  In a statement released shortly before noon, Alexander says law enforcement is searching the home of Ryan Loskarn.  Alexander also said he was stunned and disappointed about what he has learned and he has placed Loskarn on administrative leave. 

The full text of the statement is below:
WASHINGTON, Dec. 11 - U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) released the following statement:
"I was just informed by the United States Senate legal counsel's office that law enforcement agents are conducting a search of the personal residence of Ryan Loskarn, the chief of staff of my Washington, D.C., office regarding allegations involving child pornography. I am stunned, surprised and disappointed by what I have learned. Based on this information, I immediately placed Mr. Loskarn on administrative leave without pay. The office is fully cooperating with the investigation."

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