Lawsuit Accuses Romney Supporters of Illegal Robocalls During Election

"Hello, my name Olivia and I'm a volunteer with Americans for Responsible Leadership. I'm calling because I'm worried about our future. Twenty-three million Americans are out of work, we're sixteen trillion dollars in debt, and we borrow four billion dollars a day. It's disappointing, but President Obama's policies haven't worked. That's why I encourage you to vote for Mitt Romney. He has real world business experience and knows how to fix the economy. He can break through the partisan gridlock in Washington because as Governor of Massachusetts, he worked with a legislature that was 90 percent Democrat to reduce the state's debt. Thank you very much for your time. Paid for by Americans for Responsible Leadership and not authorized by any candidate or candidate's committee."

Mellon said he hopes to learn from the discovery process how many calls were made to cell phones.

If the court finds the group conducted illegal robocalls, the lawsuit states that Edholm "and the other members of the proposed class are entitled to statutory damages of $500.00 for each unlawful robocall and an injunction prohibiting ARL from engaging in similar conduct in the future."

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