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FILE - In this Jan. 9, 2014, file photo, Dallas District Attorney Craig Watkins answers a question during an interview in his office in Dallas. State District Judge Jeanine Howard removed herself from a rape case after telling a newspaper she thought the 14-year-old victim "wasn't the victim she claimed to be." Watkins said his prosecutors had pushed for five years' prison time. He also said the judge declined to require Young to follow standard sex offender requirements such as attending treatment, undergoing an evaluation or staying away from children. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)

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FILE - In this Jan. 9, 2014, file photo. Dallas District Attorney Craig Watkins adjusts his jacket after an an interview in his office in Dallas. State District Judge Jeanine Howard removed herself from a rape case after telling a newspaper she thought the 14-year-old victim "wasn't the victim she claimed to be." Watkins said his prosecutors had pushed for five years' prison time. He also said the judge declined to require Young to follow standard sex offender requirements such as attending treatment, undergoing an evaluation or staying away from children. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)

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In this photo made, Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, Dallas District Attorney Craig Watkins gets comfortable as he answers a question during an interview in his office in Dallas. Watkins’ 2013 included an FBI investigation, allegations that he was prosecuting opponents for political gain and the threat at one point of jail time after being held in contempt of court. But despite court documents that detail FBI inquiries into the actions of Dallas County’s top prosecutor, Watkins denies any active investigation as he tries to focus on getting re-elected. Watkins is Texas’ first black district attorney and a nationally-known advocate for wrongful convictions.(AP Photo/LM Otero)

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In this photo made, Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, Dallas District Attorney Craig Watkins adjusts his jacket after an an interview in his office in Dallas. Watkins’ 2013 included an FBI investigation, allegations that he was prosecuting opponents for political gain and the threat at one point of jail time after being held in contempt of court. But despite court documents that detail FBI inquiries into the actions of Dallas County’s top prosecutor, Watkins denies any active investigation as he tries to focus on getting re-elected. Watkins is Texas’ first black district attorney and a nationally-known advocate for wrongful convictions.(AP Photo/LM Otero)

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In this photo made Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, Dallas District Attorney Craig Watkins answers a question during an interview in his office in Dallas. Watkins’ 2013 included an FBI investigation, allegations that he was prosecuting opponents for political gain and the threat at one point of jail time after being held in contempt of court. But despite court documents that detail FBI inquiries into the actions of Dallas County’s top prosecutor, Watkins denies any active investigation as he tries to focus on getting re-elected. Watkins is Texas’ first black district attorney and a nationally-known advocate for wrongful convictions.(AP Photo/LM Otero)

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In this photo made Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, Dallas District Attorney Craig Watkins answers a question during an interview in his office in Dallas. Watkins’ 2013 included an FBI investigation, allegations that he was prosecuting opponents for political gain and the threat at one point of jail time after being held in contempt of court. But despite court documents that detail FBI inquiries into the actions of Dallas County’s top prosecutor, Watkins denies any active investigation as he tries to focus on getting re-elected. Watkins is Texas’ first black district attorney and a nationally-known advocate for wrongful convictions.(AP Photo/LM Otero)