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The Sleuth: January 13, 2008 - January 19, 2008

Rep. Jefferson a Stickler on Courthouse Food Rules

Mostly, Rep. William Jefferson (D-La.) was humble Wednesday as he prepared to give his most extensive testimony to date about his federal corruption indictment. Except for one knee-slapping moment in an elevator with some journalists covering the court hearing, including one saucy network television producer who gets all the credit for breaking the ice. During a break from the hearing, most folks in the ninth-floor...

By Mary Ann Akers  |  January 18, 2008; 4:32 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (16)
 
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Reps. Young and Miller in Dog Fight Over Wolves

Conservative Rep. Don Young of Alaska and liberal California Rep. George Miller are going at it like wolves. Actually, like dogs and wolves. And the question, as Young sees it, comes down to: Who do you love more - dogs or wolves? Young thinks Miller's bill to protect wolves from aerial hunting is, well, a sheep in wolves' clothing. What Miller calls the "Protect America's...

By Mary Ann Akers  |  January 18, 2008; 12:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (30)
 
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Rahm Emanuel and Ben Affleck Over Easy

In response to our posting yesterday about Ben Affleck causing fainting spells all over Capitol Hill (come on, admit it: he's hot), readers have e-mailed us asking which presidential candidate the movie star is supporting. (Our dear readers also verbally insulted us, as is often their wont, for not informing them.) So, in the interest of giving the people want they want, here goes: Affleck...

By Mary Ann Akers  |  January 17, 2008; 3:35 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Ben Affleck Turns Heads On Capitol Hill

Head turners are few and far between on Capitol Hill. So necks were nearly snapping when dreamy movie star Ben Affleck showed up in the House gallery Wednesday wearing gray suit (sans tie) to watch floor proceedings and hobnob with a few members. Ben Affleck toured Capitol Hill on Wednesday. (AP Photo) Affleck is in town to do research for the upcoming film "State of...

By Mary Ann Akers  |  January 16, 2008; 7:28 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (35)
 
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Where Are They Now? David Bonior, Bill Clinton

Bleary eyed, former congressman David Bonior (D-Mich.) struggled to put on a happy face when we spotted him at 5 o'clock in the morning in a long American Airlines check-in line at Reagan National Airport this past Saturday. Bonior, the national campaign manager for John Edwards' presidential campaign, let out a sigh as he conceded his candidate faces "an uphill climb." But he was a...

By Mary Ann Akers  |  January 16, 2008; 1:31 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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