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The Sleuth: March 4, 2007 - March 10, 2007

Boehner's Favorite Smoke-Filled Room

His own party's club won't let him light up, so House Minority Leader John Boehner (R-Ohio) has been sneaking over to the National Democratic Club to smoke. Ironic, and a tad scandalous -- considering Boehner sits on the board of the Capitol Hill Club, where Republican members of Congress do their boozing and schmoozing. But the Capitol Hill Club, unlike the Democratic Club, never got...

By Mary Ann Akers  |  March 9, 2007; 4:35 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (128)
 
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Lieberman and Swiftie Donor, Bound by Admiration.... and Money

Quid pro quo, or no? That's the question that came to mind when we found out that Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.) made a guest appearance at a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing last week to lobby for Sam Fox to become ambassador to Belgium. Why would Lieberman, who isn't even a member of the committee, show up at Fox's confirmation hearing to heap praise on...

By Mary Ann Akers  |  March 8, 2007; 7:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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LBJ's Legacy: a Namesake and a Building

When a press release was blasted to reporters Wednesday announcing that LBJ may finally get his name on a federal building, it was only fitting that the news came from the late president's little-known namesake: Lyndon K. Boozer, son of the late Yolanda Garza Boozer, President Johnson's personal secretary. Boozer, 43, a lobbyist for AT&T, personally lobbied for the bill naming the Department of Education...

By Mary Ann Akers  |  March 7, 2007; 5:54 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (11)
 
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Anti-Hillary Movie Derailed by Madam Scandal?

A lawyer for an indicted D.C. madam is trying to drag conservative TV commentator Dick Morris into a juicy case that may involve thousands of former "clients," including some potentially prominent names. Morris, of course, is the one-time Clinton campaign advisor (until his toe-sucking sessions with a professional call girl were revealed). Though Morris had admitted publicly that he hired prostitutes from more than one...

By Mary Ann Akers  |  March 6, 2007; 4:01 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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