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  • The African Connection:Rep. Jefferson and Joe Wilson

    07/25/2006 8:44:51 AM PDT · by the Real fifi · 72 replies · 2,731+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | 7/25/06 | Clarice Feldman
    The documents seized in the FBI raid on the offices of Rep. William Jefferson (D-LA) remain unread by Justice Department investigators, pending a federal Appeals Court ruling scheduled for August 27. [snip] But we already know a bit about the charges and some of the alleged partners of Congressman Jefferson. Two people have pleaded guilty to bribing him.
  • US Lawmakers Agree On 5-Year Trade Promotion Authority

    07/26/2002 2:53:15 PM PDT · by Tumbleweed_Connection · 5 replies · 22+ views
    Yahoo ^ | 7/26/02 | Campion Walsh
    WASHINGTON -(Dow Jones)- Conressional negotiators reached an agreement shortly before midnight Thursday on sweeping U.S. trade legislation, clearing the way for the president to gain long-sought trade-negotiating powers as soon as next week. House and Senate conferees agreed on a five-year renewal of trade promotion authority, or TPA, which a U.S. president last enjoyed in 1994. House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Bill Thomas, R-Calif., said the conference bill is likely to pass the House Friday; while Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus, D-Mont., predicted the Senate will show broad bipartisan support in a vote likely to occur next week....