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[NH] Senator's wife kidnapped by armed robbers
www.abcnews.com | October 7, 2003 | abcnews.com

Posted on 10/07/2003 9:19:53 AM PDT by conservativeinbflo.

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To: Bikers4Bush
HA! Yeah... my uncle said it was well-known that Hitlery would get hotel rooms with a certain female... Not that this information is remotely shocking!
51 posted on 10/07/2003 9:32:14 AM PDT by conservativeinbflo.
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To: conservativeinbflo.
It sounds to me like it was a random crime and not that Mrs. Gregg was targeted.

Thank God she's ok!!! I hope the victim from the other incident was similarly released unharmed.

52 posted on 10/07/2003 9:32:25 AM PDT by kayak (Have you donated to FR yet? Visit the FReepathon thread and help keep the lights on.)
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To: conservativeinbflo.
CIA Hq is in McLean, as are many wealthy folks homes.

FBI only investigates INTERSTATE kidnapping, with there being a 24 hour assumption of interstate travel after the kidnapping.
53 posted on 10/07/2003 9:32:56 AM PDT by MindBender26 (For more news as it happens, stay tuned to your local FReeper station.........)
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To: GWB00
witness those cold, dead, eyes and you know it's true.
54 posted on 10/07/2003 9:33:58 AM PDT by epluribus_2
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To: conservativeinbflo.
ABC should have a few more facts before they run stories. Otherwise this is just plan hype.

Perhaps the newsies were trying to steal some attention from Recall?
55 posted on 10/07/2003 9:34:19 AM PDT by alisasny (I SCORED AT A DEANLINK MEETUP)
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To: conservativeinbflo.
I thought that the Libertarians said they weren't planing to invade.
56 posted on 10/07/2003 9:34:28 AM PDT by HEY4QDEMS
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To: conservativeinbflo.
Yup, and that she and Bill did not share a bedroom and she would get late night visitors.

Since they didn't seem to travel together when they were in the states all that much (only on the expesinve foreign trips could they be bothered to be together) it was a nice deal for them.

The only thing shillery was pissed off about the Monica thing was that slick got caught. Other than that she could have cared less. A marriage of convenience.
57 posted on 10/07/2003 9:35:57 AM PDT by Bikers4Bush
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To: conservativeinbflo.
Is it a US Sen. or a State Sen??
58 posted on 10/07/2003 9:36:08 AM PDT by Mo1 (http://www.favewavs.com/wavs/cartoons/spdemocrats.wav)
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To: ItsOurTimeNow
"Armed Robbers? In New Hampshire? Impossible! "

Hey, isn't NH where all the libertarians are moving?

I think this is a libertarian plot. They are going to kidnap politician's loved ones and force them to repeal all laws. Including, no doubt, laws about kidnapping.

59 posted on 10/07/2003 9:36:17 AM PDT by DannyTN (Note left on my door by a pack of neighborhood dogs.)
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To: tracer
No doubt... kidnapping is a federal offense, but to kidnap the wife of a Senator? Biiiig mistake, guys.
60 posted on 10/07/2003 9:37:47 AM PDT by Lunatic Fringe (I'm normally not a praying man, but if you're up there, please save me Superman.)
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To: epluribus_2
witness those cold, dead, eyes and you know it's true.

That's because she is a power hungry Stalinist, not because of her sexual orientation.

61 posted on 10/07/2003 9:39:23 AM PDT by StriperSniper (Rush is mainlining THERA-GESIC® ;-)
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To: conservativeinbflo.
Yes, it is. It is very wealthy and exclusive. For example, Ted Kennedy lives there in quite a mansion.
62 posted on 10/07/2003 9:40:36 AM PDT by twigs
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To: conservativeinbflo.
The first step in the Libertarian Free State Project?
63 posted on 10/07/2003 9:41:43 AM PDT by PBRSTREETGANG
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To: conservativeinbflo.
My father was in the Air Force for 30 years. For several years he worked at the Pentagon and we lived in McLean. I was around 3 at the time, couldn't go outside because of the mumps, and was photographed standing in a window at our home. It looked like a hotel.
64 posted on 10/07/2003 9:42:42 AM PDT by Quilla
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To: Revolting cat!
Uhhhhhhhhhhhhhh

regardless of our . . . hopes and aspirations for sanity in government . . .

we really have to TRY and keep such dreams more in check.

God is well able to exact HIS vengeance in HIS time and HIS ways.

But I must confess, the image of her unroyal lowness, her hideous heinous--Bwitch Shrillery Thuggery Antoinette de Fosterizer de Marx de Kevorkian de Machiavelli de Sade being herded out of her abode tied up in duct tape and gagged with a huge dirty athletic sock at gunpoint by the sorts of thugs she's evidently sent to intimidate and terminate others . . . such an image in my mind did not exactly cause a huge frown.
65 posted on 10/07/2003 9:44:40 AM PDT by Quix (DEFEAT her unroyal lowness, her hideous heinous Bwitch Shrillery Antoinette de Fosterizer de MarxNOW)
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To: conservativeinbflo.
Clinton's former Evironmental Policy director in Arkansas worked for my dad as a consultant(fixer). He told us long before Clinton ran for POTUS that Lady Macbeth was the real power behind the throne and that she went both ways.
66 posted on 10/07/2003 9:45:08 AM PDT by wardaddy (The Lizard King it was.....)
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To: conservativeinbflo.
Rush just said She was taken to a SUV to withdraw
money.
Funny mistake.
67 posted on 10/07/2003 9:45:17 AM PDT by HuntsvilleTxVeteran (Rush agrees with me 98.5 % of the time.)
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To: conservativeinbflo.
Isn't McLean, VA one of the wealthiest, most exclusive suburbs in the country?

Expensive neighborhood, yes. Exclusive? Not really, except for the price tag. Some apartments and smaller homes.

68 posted on 10/07/2003 9:46:24 AM PDT by sphinx
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To: sphinx
Rush just updated the story and said that the armed individuals took her to an atm and made her withdraw some money. she was then releaed unharmed.
69 posted on 10/07/2003 9:53:33 AM PDT by i are a cowboy
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To: Mo1
U.S. Senator Judd Gregg
70 posted on 10/07/2003 9:54:36 AM PDT by Tree of Liberty (I know why the watermelon's there)
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To: ItsOurTimeNow
Disgruntled Liberal Criminals?

Just freelance socialists

71 posted on 10/07/2003 9:56:28 AM PDT by dinasour
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To: michigander
Probably just Virginians trying to get the money to pay their taxes...
72 posted on 10/07/2003 9:56:32 AM PDT by Redbob
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To: conservativeinbflo.
Senator GREGG
73 posted on 10/07/2003 10:01:46 AM PDT by areafiftyone
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To: PBRSTREETGANG
More likely a major party hack.
74 posted on 10/07/2003 10:09:16 AM PDT by StriperSniper (Rush is mainlining THERA-GESIC® ;-)
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To: Bikers4Bush
Someone, besides Bill, made a choice to share a bed with Hillary? And the relations occured inside OUR White House?

The Clinton's are indeed trailer trash and a disgrace to the poor people of Arkansas, which begat them.
75 posted on 10/07/2003 10:13:11 AM PDT by A_Niceguy_in_CA
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To: conservativeinbflo.

N.H. senator's wife abducted, released

By Associated Press, 10/07/2003

McLEAN, Va. -- The wife of Sen. Judd Gregg, R-N.H., was abducted at gunpoint from her home on Tuesday morning, but later released unharmed, said suburban Virginia police and spokesmen for the senator.

Police said the woman arrived at her house about 9:30 a.m. EDT to find two men waiting inside. One drew a weapon and demanded cash, said Jacqi Smith, a spokeswoman for the Fairfax County Police Department.

One of the men then drove her to a nearby bank while the other followed in another car. After the men received cash from a teller, they fled the scene in their car and the woman called police, Smith said.

Police would not identify the woman. But Gregg's spokesman, Jeff Turcotte, said it was Gregg's wife, Kathleen.

"This morning, Kathy Gregg was a victim of a violent robbery. Her life was threatened and it was a terrifying experience. Thanks to quick decisions made by Kathy Gregg, she is doing fine and out of harm's way," Turcotte said in a statement.

76 posted on 10/07/2003 10:15:27 AM PDT by A_Niceguy_in_CA
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To: conservativeinbflo.
"Isn't McLean, VA one of the wealthiest, most exclusive suburbs in the country?"

If you are an armed robber, you go where the money is. Note this is outside Arlington County, which is inundated with hoodlums, gangs, and illegal immigrants.

77 posted on 10/07/2003 10:18:52 AM PDT by sultan88 ("Five year plans and new deals, wrapped in golden chains...")
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To: MindBender26
"FBI only investigates INTERSTATE kidnapping, with there being a 24 hour assumption of interstate travel after the kidnapping. "

Someone told me that CNN said she was taken to the bank by the kidnapper. Bank robbery would get the FBI after them. The person said they would be in trouble for "kidnapping, burglary, assault, and armed robbery."
78 posted on 10/07/2003 10:25:51 AM PDT by honeygrl
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To: conservativeinbflo.
If this had been the wife of a DemoRat senator, the networks would have broken in even if they were covering an atomic missle heading for D.C.

Leni

79 posted on 10/07/2003 10:27:36 AM PDT by MinuteGal
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To: michigander
"ordered to withdraw money from an ATM at gunpoint"

So what!
That's what those scum do to us every April 15th.
80 posted on 10/07/2003 10:29:08 AM PDT by John Beresford Tipton
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To: A_Niceguy_in_CA
She must have been terrified. I’m glad they let her go. This could have turned sour, quickly.

Crime is so out of control.
81 posted on 10/07/2003 10:36:10 AM PDT by flutters (God Bless The USA)
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To: conservativeinbflo.
Not exactly - most of the housing is not actual mansions (except the Kennedy compound), just nice Sixties-type houses on good big lots, whose trees have had plenty of time to grow. So the wealth is there, but not liquid. The residents are upper-middle.
82 posted on 10/07/2003 10:36:39 AM PDT by nina0113
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To: michigander
Bold, daylight crime. Yikes!

Obviously President Bush's economic policies are forcing good people into lives of crime.

83 posted on 10/07/2003 10:47:00 AM PDT by YaYa123 (@Sarcasm Alert.com)
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To: conservativeinbflo.
N.H. Senator's Wife Abducted, Released
Updated: Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2003 - 1:38 PM

McLEAN, Va. (AP) - The wife of Sen. Judd Gregg, R-N.H., was abducted at knife-point from her home on Tuesday morning, but later released unharmed, said suburban Virginia police and spokesmen for the senator.

Police said the woman arrived at her house about 9:30 a.m. EDT to find two men waiting inside. One drew a weapon and demanded cash, said Jacqi Smith, a spokeswoman for the Fairfax County Police Department.

One of the men then drove her to a nearby bank while the other followed in another car. After the men received cash from a teller, they fled the scene in their car and the woman called police, Smith said.

Police would not identify the woman. But Gregg's spokesman, Jeff Turcotte, said it was Gregg's wife, Kathleen. Police are on the lookout for a silver Buick LeSabre with the Virginia tag ADB-9712.

From the WTOP radio web site.

84 posted on 10/07/2003 10:51:01 AM PDT by rabidralph (Soccer--God's gift to insomniacs)
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To: conservativeinbflo.
Isn't McLean, VA one of the wealthiest, most exclusive suburbs in the country?

Its right next to the upscale shopping district of the DC area - the equivalent of what most cities call their "Galleria" or other high-dollar shopping complex. You get alot of mixture there. It caters heavily to the rich people who live nearby but also has its share of vagrants, thugs, robbers, and mohammedans just like any area around a mall.

85 posted on 10/07/2003 11:24:18 AM PDT by GOPcapitalist
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To: conservativeinbflo.
No description of the perps given. That's a pretty good sign that the perps were not white....
86 posted on 10/07/2003 12:04:26 PM PDT by freebilly
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To: conservativeinbflo.
I think this is her...


87 posted on 10/07/2003 12:35:42 PM PDT by Pharmboy (Dems lie 'cause they have to...)
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To: michigander
Police said Kathy Gregg was abducted outside the Mclean, Va., store.

Would this be the 7-11 store on Old Dominion Rd in downtown McLean??? Small world, if it is.
88 posted on 10/07/2003 1:06:12 PM PDT by Ex-Dem (Better a traitor to the DNC than a traitor to America.)
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To: mewzilla
McLean isn't DC, it's a tony section of NoVA. The CIA is in McLean. McClean is just across the Chain Bridge from a tony section of DC.
89 posted on 10/07/2003 1:13:50 PM PDT by CobaltBlue
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To: michigander
Concealed carry permits in New Hampshire must be issued after 10 days.
90 posted on 10/07/2003 1:20:11 PM PDT by mvpel (Michael Pelletier)
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To: conservativeinbflo.
Something like that. It's got its fair share of politicians and diplomats. But I think most people are just middle-class/upper middle-class white collar types. Affluent or not, it's got it's fair share of crime. I had my car window broken and a few things inside the car stolen once. Lesson learned: Don't park the car out by the street.
91 posted on 10/07/2003 1:28:34 PM PDT by Ex-Dem (Better a traitor to the DNC than a traitor to America.)
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To: tracer
Judd Gregg, wife Kathryn Gregg
They were on the guest list at the White House for the state dinner last night.
92 posted on 10/07/2003 2:02:11 PM PDT by hoosierpearl (One nation under God.)
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To: conservativeinbflo.
Isn't McLean, VA one of the wealthiest, most exclusive suburbs in the country?

It's not a gated community (although it has some). Yes, a lot of people living around there have money.

93 posted on 10/07/2003 3:37:12 PM PDT by VadeRetro
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To: DannyTN
Hey, isn't NH where all the libertarians are moving?

I think this is a libertarian plot. They are going to kidnap politician's loved ones and force them to repeal all laws. Including, no doubt, laws about kidnapping.

Close. But not the Libertarians. And not just in NH.

-archy-/-

94 posted on 10/07/2003 4:36:14 PM PDT by archy (Mia kusenveturilo estas plena da angiloj!)
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To: Ex-Dem
Would this be the 7-11 store on Old Dominion Rd in downtown McLean??? Small world, if it is.

Or maybe the one by the Tysons Corner Holiday Inn.

95 posted on 10/07/2003 4:38:53 PM PDT by archy (Mia kusenveturilo estas plena da angiloj!)
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To: freebilly
No description of the perps given. That's a pretty good sign that the perps were not white....

You're half-right. Salt and pepper.

Lucky the Gregg daughters and son weren't involved.

Senator’s Wife Abducted From Home Police: Forced to Withdraw Money Before Safely Released

Oct. 7— Kathleen Gregg, wife of U.S. Sen. Judd Gregg, R-N.H., was abducted by two men from her home in McLean, Va., today and forced to withdraw money from a bank, police said. She was unharmed and returned home.

Suburban Virginia police said Mrs. Gregg had been out, but returned to her house about 9:30 a.m. ET only to find two men, one black, one white, waiting inside. One of the men drew a knife and demanded cash. Mrs. Gregg apparently told the men she had no money in the house.

The men then drove Mrs. Gregg to a local Wachovia Bank branch, police said, and the black suspect accompanied her inside. Mrs. Gregg asked to withdraw an undisclosed amount of money, and the man grabbed the cash from the teller as she was counting it.

The suspect then ran outside and got into the vehicle driven by the white suspect. The car is described as a silver Chevrolet Monte Carlo with Virginia license plates.

Mrs. Gregg called police from inside the bank.

Fairfax County police spokesman Sgt. Jeffrey Gossett said the suspects were last seen going north on Route 123 toward Washington, D.C. There was no indication the suspects knew who Mrs. Gregg was, Gossett said.

"Obviously they were after cash, as it appears so far, and she complied with their instructions and fortunately, very fortunately, she's unharmed," Gossett said.

Sen. Gregg's office released a statement saying the investigation was ongoing.

"Her life was threatened and it was a terrifying experience. Thanks to quick decisions made by Kathy Gregg, she is doing fine and out of harm's way," reads the statement.

A similarly brazen crime happened in the exclusive McLean neighborhood last week. In that incident, a woman was putting her two children into a car outside a 7-11 convenience store when the family was abducted by one male at gunpoint and forced to withdraw money from an area bank, police said.

President Bush appointed Mrs. Gregg, 52, in 2001 to the board of directors of the Student Loan Marketing Association. She has also served on the New Hampshire Task Force on Child Neglect and Abuse.

Sen. Gregg has served in the U.S. Senate since 1993. Previously, he was New Hampshire's governor for two terms and served four terms in Congress.

Senator and Mrs. Gregg were guests of President Bush at a State Dinner at the White House on Monday night.

They have two daughters, Molly and Sarah, and a son, Joshua. The Greggs are residents of Rye, N.H.


96 posted on 10/07/2003 4:49:23 PM PDT by archy (Mia kusenveturilo estas plena da angiloj!)
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To: archy
There's one by the Holiday Inn? Don't think I've ever seen it. I remember there being one next to Tower Records.
97 posted on 10/07/2003 4:50:37 PM PDT by Ex-Dem (Better a traitor to the DNC than a traitor to America.)
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To: archy
Wow, this is getting scarier and scarier. That sounds like it could be the Wachovia on Leesburg Pike near McDonalds.
98 posted on 10/07/2003 4:54:47 PM PDT by Ex-Dem (Better a traitor to the DNC than a traitor to America.)
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To: Ex-Dem
There's one by the Holiday Inn? Don't think I've ever seen it. I remember there being one next to Tower Records.

*****

Wow, this is getting scarier and scarier. That sounds like it could be the Wachovia on Leesburg Pike near McDonalds.

It's been a few years since I was out that way. A combo 7-11 [or similar stop-and-rob] and gas station, as I recall.

The MacDonalds sounds right. There's a ton of fastfood places around there. We used to kid about the yuppies eating at the trendy Scottish restaurant.

-archy-/-

99 posted on 10/07/2003 4:59:11 PM PDT by archy (Mia kusenveturilo estas plena da angiloj!)
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To: archy
They've actually built a hotel (I think it's a Courtyard, but I'm not sure) right beside the Holiday Inn. I would imagine the Holiday Inn managers aren't too pleased about it. The Courtyard faces the main road and pretty much blocks the view of the Holiday Inn, lol. Anyways, that might be where the 7-11 was before. Either that, or I'm not paying enough attention and managed to miss it :).
100 posted on 10/07/2003 5:09:49 PM PDT by Ex-Dem (Better a traitor to the DNC than a traitor to America.)
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