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BurtWorm Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 10:23 PM
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Kolbe pursued by news network investigating his involvement with pages?
Edited on Mon Oct-09-06 10:24 PM by BurtWorm
This is a headline under the banner at HuffPo, but there's no mention of Kolbe in the story linked to.

:wtf:


http://www.huffingtonpost.com /

"Developing...Major TV News Network Pursuing Story On GOP Rep. Kolbes Involvement With Congressional Pages"
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Jackpine Radical Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 10:26 PM
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1. Kolbe is said to have known about foley 6 years ago & done nothing
He wasn't (as far as has been reported) involved sexually with any pages.
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BurtWorm Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 10:29 PM
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3. There's another story at the post that says he personally confronted Foley
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/20...

A Republican congressman knew of disgraced former representative Mark Foley's inappropriate Internet exchanges as far back as 2000 and personally confronted Foley about his communications.

A spokeswoman for Rep. Jim Kolbe (R-Ariz.) confirmed yesterday that a former page showed the congressman Internet messages that had made the youth feel uncomfortable with the direction Foley (R-Fla.) was taking their e-mail relationship. Last week, when the Foley matter erupted, a Kolbe staff member suggested to the former page that he take the matter to the clerk of the House, Karen Haas, said Kolbe's press secretary, Korenna Cline.


The revelation pushes back by at least five years the date when a member of Congress has acknowledged learning of Foley's behavior with former pages. A timeline issued by House Speaker J. Dennis Hastert (R-Ill.) suggested that the first lawmakers to know, Rep. John M. Shimkus (R-Ill.), the chairman of the House Page Board, and Rep. Rodney Alexander (R-La.), became aware of "over-friendly" e-mails only last fall. It also expands the universe of players in the drama beyond members, either in leadership or on the page board....
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berner59 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 10:27 PM
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2. Tucker on Chris Matthews show...
on sunday said that there was another congressman who will be revealed to have connections to pages...hmmm....
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