New Orleans political operator dies

NEW ORLEANS, May 13 (UPI) -- Mose Jefferson, brother of former U.S. Rep. William Jefferson, D-La., has died of cancer in a federal prison hospital, a lawyer says.
Mose Jefferson defense begins at trial

Mose Jefferson defense begins at trial

NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 18 (UPI) -- Defense attorneys for the brother of former U.S. Rep. William Jefferson, D-La., say the case for Mose Jefferson in a New Orleans court will be a long one.

Jefferson bribe case opens in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 10 (UPI) -- Jurors in the bribery trial of Mose Jefferson may carry a bias because he is the brother of a convicted former Louisiana congressman, defense lawyers said.

3 Jefferson relatives plead innocent

NEW ORLEANS, June 21 (UPI) -- Three relatives of indicted U.S. Rep. William Jefferson, D-La., have pleaded innocent to charges they ripped off three charities they founded.

Jefferson's political troubles worsen

NEW ORLEANS, June 15 (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. William Jefferson's chances of winning a tenth term in Congress are waning, political observers say.

Another Jefferson family member indicted

NEW ORLEANS, June 5 (UPI) -- Another relative of U.S. Rep. William Jefferson, a sister, has been indicted in Louisiana on federal corruption charges.

Rep. Jefferson's brother indicted

NEW ORLEANS, April 2 (UPI) -- The brother of embattled U.S. Rep. William Jefferson, D-La., has been indicted for bribery, the Justice Department said Wednesday.

Guilty plea in Louisiana bribery case

NEW ORLEANS, June 21 (UPI) -- A former New Orleans school official pleaded guilty to accepting $140,000 in bribes from a political operative thought to be the brother of a U.S. congressman.

Renée Gill Pratt (born 1954) is a local politician from New Orleans. She was also Director of the Center for Student Retention and Success in Southern University at New Orleans. On 2011 February 24, racketeering charges against her resulted in a hung jury.

A Democrat, Gill Pratt served as state representative for District 91 from 1991 to 2002 when she was succeeded by Rosalind Peychaud. Gill Pratt served on the New Orleans city council for District B from 2002 to 2006.

District B includes the Central Business District, the Garden District, Central City, the Irish Channel, the Lower Garden District and the Touro neighborhood. District 91 covers the precincts located on the southwest side of District B, roughly corresponding to the Irish Channel and the Touro neighborhood.

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