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'This is Hillary' but not THAT Hillary

WARREN, Ohio, March 20 (UPI) -- An Ohio newspaper admitted it incorrectly reported that U.S. Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-N.Y., was fielding questions in a congressman's local office.

'Charlie Wilson' gets early release date

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 30 (UPI) -- "Charlie Wilson's War," a new Hollywood movie starring Tom Hanks and Julia Roberts, is set to hit theaters four days earlier than planned.

Fantasia drops out of Rochester MusicFest

ROCHESTER, N.Y., June 28 (UPI) -- Fantasia will not be headlining the Rochester Music fest, which takes place in Rochester, N.Y. July 7-9.

Foggo the focus of multiple investigations

WASHINGTON, May 12 (UPI) -- Kyle Foggo, who resigned Monday from the Central Intelligence Agency, is the focus of an investigation of an alleged pattern of U.S. government corruption. Foggo -- known as "Dusty" -- is an agency veteran who spent two decades undercover in five foreign

R. Kelly leads Soul Train Awards nods

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Feb. 2 (UPI) -- R. Kelly received three nods to lead all nominees for the 20th annual Soul Train Music Awards announced Thursday in Beverly Hills, Calif.

Julia Roberts in talks to return to films

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 11 (UPI) -- Hollywood superstar Julia Roberts is reportedly in early talks to return to movies with Universal's "Charlie Wilson's War."

Stars line up to duet with Notorious B.I.G

NEW YORK, Oct. 26 (UPI) -- Some of hip-hop's biggest stars -- Eminem, Jay-Z, Nas, Snoop Dogg and Missy Elliott -- are heard on "The Notorious B.I.G. Duets: The Final Chapter."

Houston rapper Paul Wall rules album chart

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 21 (UPI) -- Houston rapper Paul Wall scored a No. 1 debut on The Billboard 200 Wednesday with "The Peoples Champ."

BMI Awards handed out in Miami Beach

MIAMI BEACH, Fla., Aug. 27 (UPI) -- Lil Jon and R. Kelly won Songwriters of the Year honors at the 2005 BMI Urban Awards at the Fontainebleau Resort in Miami Beach.

BMI to honor the Gap Band as BMI Icons

MIAMI, June 2 (UPI) -- Broadcast Music Inc. will honor the soul/funk group the Gap Band as a BMI Icon during the organization's 5th annual Urban Awards ceremony Aug. 26 in Miami.

Sorkin to adapt 'Charlie Wilson's War'

LOS ANGELES, June 18 (UPI) -- Aaron Sorkin will write a film adaptation of George Crile's book, "Charlie Wilson's War," The Hollywood Reporter said Friday.

Mr. Wilson's war

WASHINGTON, July 14 (UPI) -- -- The book at a glance: Charlie Wilson's War -- The Extraordinary Story of the Largest Covert Operation in History by George Crile. Atlantic Monthly Press, $26.00, 560 pages.
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Former Congressman Charlie Wilson speaks during the 2008 White House Correspondents Association Dinner in Washington on April 26, 2008. (UPI Photo/Kristoffer Tripplaar/ Pool)
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Charles A. "Charlie" Wilson (b.January 18, 1943 in Bridgeport, Ohio) is a Democratic politician from the U.S State of Ohio. He currently serves in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Wilson was elected to the Ohio House of Representatives in 1996 and to the State Senate in 2004. In 2006, he was elected to serve as the U.S. Representative for Ohio's 6th congressional district, the seat formerly held by Ohio Governor Ted Strickland.

Wilson is a graduate of Ohio University and the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science. He has four sons and nine grandchildren. He has spent his career in the funeral home business. He is of no relation to former Texas Congressman Charlie Wilson.

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