The home of Paul Rosenfeld in Tappan, New York. The FBI raided the home on Tuesday and found a functional bomb in his basement that consisted of black powder inside a plywood box, according to a criminal complaint. Photo: AP Photo

Man planned to set off 200-pound bomb in Washington on election day, FBI says

Officials say man planned to use the device to kill himself and gain attention for a political belief called sortition, in which politicians are chosen for office at random

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The home of Paul Rosenfeld in Tappan, New York. The FBI raided the home on Tuesday and found a functional bomb in his basement that consisted of black powder inside a plywood box, according to a criminal complaint. Photo: AP Photo
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