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Foley Lawyer Cites Alcohol, Childhood Abuse Attorney Says Lawmaker Never Tried to Have Sex With a Minor By Charles Babington and Dan Balz Washington Post Staff Writers Wednesday, October 4, 2006; Page A01 Disgraced former lawmaker Mark Foley's behavior was affected by alcoholism...
The Open And Closeted Lives of a Gay Congressman By Shailagh Murray Washington Post Staff Writer Wednesday, October 4, 2006; Page C01 Mark Foley had secrets. First, there was whispering about the Republican congressman's sexual orientation, beginning in 1994 during his first...
Hastert Fights to Save His Job in Page Scandal By CARL HULSE and JEFF ZELENY Published: October 4, 2006 WASHINGTON, Oct. 3 — Backed by measured words of support from President Bush, Speaker J. Dennis Hastert opened an intense drive on Tuesday to hold on to his post, but behind...
A Growing Threat at Guantanamo? Detainees Fatten Up Due to their high calorie diet detainees held in Guantanamo Bay are significantly gaining weight. Oct. 3, 2006 — SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - Fueled by a high-calorie diet, detainees at Guantanamo Bay are becoming fat. Most of...
Thousands of Women Sign 'We Had Abortion' Petition for Magazine Tuesday, October 03, 2006 NEW YORK — At a pivotal time in the abortion debate, Ms. magazine is releasing its fall issue next week with a cover story titled "We Had Abortions," accompanied by the names of thousands...
Greg Brosnan REUTERS Mexico pleaded with President Bush on Monday to veto a Senate proposal to build a fence to keep illegal immigrants out, saying it could backfire by making the border less secure. The U.S. Senate overwhelmingly backed a bill on Friday to put up about 700...
Charles Babington and Jonathan Weisman THE WASHINGTON POST The FBI acknowledged yesterday that it did not begin an investigation in late July after receiving copies of e-mails sent in 2005 by then-Rep. Mark Foley (R-Fla.) to a Louisiana teenager -- messages that troubled the boy...
Paul Farhi THE WASHINGTON POST Sex scandals involving politicians are as old as Thomas Jefferson, but the outcome seems to depend on which party you represent. In recent years, for the most part, Democrats have been able to survive their sordid escapades while Republicans have...