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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, May 21, 2014

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, May 21, 2014

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, May 21, 2014
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UPI Almanac for Monday, Aug. 5, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, June 4, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, May 21, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Monday, May 20, 2013.
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Court leaves ex-rep.'s conviction intact

WASHINGTON, Nov. 26 (UPI) -- The U.S. Supreme Court declined Monday to hear former U.S. Rep. William Jefferson's appeal to have his bribery conviction vacated.

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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Monday, June 4, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Monday, May 21, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Sunday, May 20, 2012.
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10 charges against ex-lawmaker upheld

10 charges against ex-lawmaker upheld

RICHMOND, Va., March 27 (UPI) -- A federal appeals panel affirmed all but one charge against former U.S. Rep. William Jefferson, D-La., convicted of official corruption in 2009.

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UPI Almanac for Monday, Nov. 14, 2011.
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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.

Jefferson given 13 years in prison

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 13 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Rep. William Jefferson of Louisiana was sentenced Friday to 13 years in federal prison for bribery and racketeering.
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U.S. Rep. William Jefferson
U.S. Rep. William Jefferson (D-LA), shown in this March 1, 2007 file photo, was indicted on 16 counts including racketeering, soliciting bribes, money-laundering, obstruction of justice, conspiracy and violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act in Washington on June 4, 2007. Jefferson, 63, whose district includes New Orleans, was re-elected last year despite the looming probe, during which investigators found $90,000 in the congressman's freezer. (UPI Photo/A.J. Sisco)
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