Tobin back in court 

Attorneys for James Tobin have asked a federal judge in Maine to drop the remaining charges against him…The former Republican strategist was convicted for his roll in a 2002 election day phone jamming scheme, but that conviction was later overturned.He now wants a judge to drop charges that he lied to investigators about his roll in the plan.His lawyer says persuing the charges would amount to vindictive prosecution since the original case was overturned.