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House to end page program

WASHINGTON, Aug. 8 (UPI) -- The two most ideologically opposite but powerful House leaders jointly announced the end of the congressional page program that goes back more than 200 years.

Ex-congressman says he's not a pedophile

WASHINGTON, Nov. 12 (UPI) -- Former Rep. Mark Foley, the Florida Republican who was driven from office in 2006 amid scandal, said Wednesday he is not a pedophile.

Scandal-plagued Democrat loses in Fla.

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Nov. 5 (UPI) -- First-term Democratic Florida Rep. Tim Mahoney, dogged by sexual scandal, lost his seat Tuesday.
No charges in Foley sex e-mail case

No charges in Foley sex e-mail case

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Sept. 19 (UPI) -- Florida officials declined to file charges against former Rep. Mark Foley, R-Fla., over allegations he sent sexually explicit e-mails to congressional pages.

Prosecutors seek access to Foley computers

WASHINGTON, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- Florida prosecutors have asked U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., to give them access to House computers used by former Rep. Mark Foley, R-Fla.

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No lawsuit likely in Foley e-mail scandal

WASHINGTON, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- A former U.S. Capitol page says he won’t file a lawsuit over the sexually explicit e-mails he received from former Rep. Mark Foley.

Foley unlikely to be charged

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Aug. 24 (UPI) -- Mark Foley, who resigned his Florida congressional seat amidst a scandal about e-mails to teenage pages, is unlikely to face criminal charges.

FEC complaint filed against Fred Thompson

WASHINGTON, Aug. 22 (UPI) -- A left-wing blogger has filed a U.S. Federal Election Commission complaint against likely presidential candidate and former senator Fred Thompson.

Campaign funds used for legal fees

WASHINGTON, May 18 (UPI) -- Former and current members of Congress have spent millions in campaign funds fighting criminal and ethics charges, USA Today reported Friday.
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Mark Foley
Rep. Rodney Alexander (R-LA) leaves a House Ethics Committee hearing involving the investigation of Rep. Mark Foley, on Capitol Hill in Washington on October 18, 2006. Rep. Alexander office sponsored a page who received "questionable" e-mails from Rep. Foley (UPI Photo/Kevin Dietsch)

Mark Adam Foley (born September 8, 1954) is a former member of the United States House of Representatives. He served from 1995 until 2006, representing the 16th District of Florida as a member of the Republican Party.

Foley resigned from Congress on September 29, 2006 acting on a request by the Republican Leadership after allegations surfaced that he had sent suggestive emails and sexually explicit instant messages to teenage men who had formerly served and were at that time serving as Congressional pages. As a result of the disclosures, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement conducted investigations of the messages to find possible criminal charges. Each ended with no criminal finding. In the case of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, the “FDLE conducted as thorough and comprehensive investigation as possible considering Congress and Mr. Foley denied us access to critical data,” said FDLE Commissioner Gerald Bailey with the closure of the case. The House Ethics Committee also conducted an investigation into the response of the House Republican leadership and their staff to possible earlier warnings of Foley's conduct.

Foley was elected to the U.S. House in 1994 with 58 percent of the vote, defeating Democrat John Comerford. He was re-elected in 1996 with 64 percent of the vote against Democrat Jim Stuber and again in 1998 (this time without opposition). He was re-elected in 2000 with 60 percent of the vote against Democrat Jean Elliott Brown and Reform Party candidate John McGuire. Constitution Party candidate Jack McLain was his only opponent in 2002. He was re-elected in 2002 with 79 percent of the vote and in 2004 with 68 percent of the vote.

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