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Lawmaker's Intentions Appear Clear In Exchanges By Jonathan Weisman and Juliet Eilperin Washington Post Staff Writers Thursday, October 5, 2006; Page A01 The message exchanges included plenty of kid stuff -- talk of killer finals and botched SATs, cramming to learn the lines of...
Most oppose Perry, but he has big lead Exclusive: 2 in 3 want new governor, but no challenger has stepped up 11:21 PM CDT on Wednesday, October 4, 2006 By WAYNE SLATER / The Dallas Morning News AUSTIN – Two-thirds of Texans want someone other than Rick Perry as governor, but...
Interior staff visits sex, gambling sites Report shows 7,700 accessed Web game, auction destinations 10:51 PM CDT on Wednesday, October 4, 2006 Associated Press WASHINGTON – Interior Department employees aren't just using their computers to oversee parks and wildlife, an...
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...
THE HOTLINE It may not be as smooth as the Republicans' Stirling engine, but the Democrats' party committees are hitting on all cylinders today. They want candidates in each and every House and Senate race to push the Foley scandal to its hilt. (Sample DSCC release: “Foley Sex...