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Mental evaluation set for standoff suspect

ROCHESTER, N.H. - A judge ordered a mental evaluation Monday for a man accused of taking workers hostage at a Hillary Rodham Clinton campaign office after his demands to speak to the Democratic presidential candidate about health care were denied.

ROCHESTER, N.H. - A judge ordered a mental evaluation Monday for a man accused of taking workers hostage at a Hillary Rodham Clinton campaign office after his demands to speak to the Democratic presidential candidate about health care were denied.

Family members and court documents said Leeland Eisenberg, 46, drank heavily the night before the standoff, and had told family members he wanted to get help but didn't have health insurance or money. He was ordered held on $500,000 bond.

He faces charges of kidnapping, criminal threatening and fraudulent use of a bomb-like device. The five-hour crisis ended peacefully, after all the hostages were released and Eisenberg walked out to surrender.

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