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The Sleuth: September 23, 2007 - September 29, 2007

Our Night Out With Soy Heirs, Cheeseheads and Ahnuld

Nothing like a good soy sauce to bring out the top military brass and Who's Who among Cheeseheads. In case you wondered what happened to him, Richard Myers, former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, emceed an event Wednesday night at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce honoring the Kikkoman Corporation's 50th anniversary in America. Myers had the distinction of recognizing two governors, a Cabinet...

By Mary Ann Akers  |  September 27, 2007; 4:44 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Rep. Moran Taken to Woodshed by Jewish Constituents

Rep. Jim Moran (D-VA.) had what might be characterized as a "come to Moses" meeting with a handful of Jewish constituents angered by his recent assertion that the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) pushed the United States into war in Iraq. Rep. Jim Moran, who represents the portion of Northern Virginia that borders Washington, has once again angered Jewish groups with a remark about...

By Mary Ann Akers  |  September 26, 2007; 10:52 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Rep. Weller Leaves With A Bang Not a Whimper

It wasn't the most graceful of exits for Rep. Jerry Weller (R-Ill.), whose now open seat is highly coveted by optimistic Democrats. An aide to the embattled congressman may now face charges for allegedly pushing a TV reporter in a stairwell following Weller's retirement announcement on Friday. After delighting over the notion that Weller may have been forced into retirement because of his questionable land...

By Mary Ann Akers  |  September 24, 2007; 1:58 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (13)
 
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