No she could not. This has been covered many times already.
You are right, however, she still could have refused the case for ethical reasons ..
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She said lots of nonsense! That a 3rd party candidate would swoop in, that Obama was sick and wasn't going to make it through his term, etc. But like
Oh c'mon, you know at least 1 of those handful of sports writers you love would have the scoop on that by now and we'd have to believe it just like anything