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  • Dismissal of US Attorneys
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    Dismissal of U.S. Attorneys

    Ms. Goodling testified about her knowledge of plans to dismiss several U.S. attorneys at the Justice Department, the role the White House might have played in the decision, and her duties at the…

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  • Media and Privacy How Far Is Too Far
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    Media and Privacy: How Far Is Too Far?

    Mr. Gottesman moderated this discussion on the proper boundary between privacy and the press role as a watchdog over the public interest. The debate centered on a hypothetical case about…

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  • Failed Savings and Loan Investigation
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    Failed Savings and Loan Investigation

    Members of the General Oversight and Investigations Panel convened to look at the relationship of Arizona Governor Fife Symington with the Southwest Savings and Loan Association, and the pursuit…

    328 views
  • Savings and Loan Senate Ethics Investigation
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    Savings and Loan Senate Ethics Investigation

    The committee ended eight weeks of hearings on the conduct of five senators in the failure of the Lincoln Savings and Loan, a California banking institution. The senators were accused of…

    214 views
  • Savings and Loan Senate Ethics Investigation
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    Savings and Loan Senate Ethics Investigation

    Senator DeConcini continued his testimony before the Senate Ethics committee under cross-examination by Robert Bennett, special counsel to the Select Ethics committee.

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  • Savings and Loan Senate Ethics Investigation
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    Savings and Loan Senate Ethics Investigation

    The committee continued to hear testimony from Senator Riegle, one of five Senators under investigation by the Senate Select Ethics committee for allegedly receiving campaign contributions from…

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  • Savings and Loan Senate Ethics Investigation
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    Savings and Loan Senate Ethics Investigation

    Senator Alan Cranston was excused from testifying before the Senate Ethics committee on the grounds that his treatment for prostate cancer left him too ill to undergo the stress of public questioning. The…

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  • Savings and Loan Senate Ethics Investigation
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    Savings and Loan Senate Ethics Investigation

    Senator John McCain (R-AZ), one of the five senators under investigation by the Senate Select Ethics committee, testified before the panel.

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  • Savings and Loan Senate Ethics Investigation
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    Savings and Loan Senate Ethics Investigation

    Ms. Stewart, former director of enforcement at the Office of Thrift Supervision, testified that she was not pressured by any of the five senators being investigated to cease examination of the…

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  • Savings and Loan Senate Ethics Investigation
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    Savings and Loan Senate Ethics Investigation

    Direct questioning of Mr. Grogan concerning his role in the Lincoln Savings and Loan scandal continued from the morning session. Mr. Grogan was Charles Keating’s “middleman” in giving money…

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  • Savings and Loan Senate Ethics Investigation
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    Savings and Loan Senate Ethics Investigation

    Mr. Stevens was formerly a tax accountant for the holding company for Lincoln Savings and Loan. He testified that Sen. DeConcini asked him two weeks ago to submit a sworn statement…

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  • Savings and Loan Senate Ethics Investigation
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    Savings and Loan Senate Ethics Investigation

    Mr. Van Raab, a Customs Service commissioner during the Reagan administration, testified that any contacts Sen. DeConcini had with customs officials was always firm but fair. He told the…

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  • Savings and Loan Senate Ethics Investigation
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    Savings and Loan Senate Ethics Investigation

    Gov. Mofford testified before the committee as a character witness for Sen. DeConcini. She provides examples of the help that Sen. DeConcini offered for his Arizona constituents.

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  • Savings and Loan Senate Ethics Investigation
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    Savings and Loan Senate Ethics Investigation

    Mr. Black continued his testimony during the afternoon.

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  • Savings and Loan Senate Ethics Investigation
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    Savings and Loan Senate Ethics Investigation

    Mr. Black, a senior thrift regulator, testified that pressure from an aide of Senator Alan Cranston caused enforcement delays that will ultimately mean larger losses for taxpayers. Mr. Black described the April 2,…

    87 views
  • Savings and Loan Senate Ethics Investigation Day 2 Part 1
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    Savings and Loan Senate Ethics Investigation, Day 2, Part 1

    Edwin Gray, a former top federal regulator, testified that Senator Dennis DeConcini improperly offered him a deal on behalf of Lincoln Savings and Loan owner Charles Keating. He also said that three other of the…

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  • Savings and Loan Senate Ethics Investigation Day 1 Part 2
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    Savings and Loan Senate Ethics Investigation, Day 1, Part 2

    Ms. Sedlamyr responded to earlier statements by Senator DeConcini and admitted that she had advised Senator DeConcini against any association with Mr. Keating. Edwin Gray, a former top regulator,…

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  • Savings and Loan Senate Ethics Investigation Day 1 Part 1
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    Savings and Loan Senate Ethics Investigation, Day 1, Part 1

    Mr. DeConcini acknowledged that Ms. Sedlmayr had advised him to avoid Mr. Keating. Ms. Sedlmayr testified that she believed that the conference on April 2 had been arranged by Senator Riegle.…

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  • Savings and Loan Senate Ethics Investigation
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    Savings and Loan Senate Ethics Investigation

    Mr. Patriarca testified that Senator DeConcini had negotiated with him for special treatment of the Lincoln Savings and Loan Association matter during the April 9 meeting. Mr. Patriarca…

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  • Savings and Loan Senate Ethics Investigation
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    Savings and Loan Senate Ethics Investigation

    The fourth day of hearings was marked by the testimony of Ms. Van Paasschen, economic assistant to Senator McCain. Her testimony focused on involvement of senators in an April 2, 1987…

    129 views
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