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March 21, 1997 | GEBE MARTINEZ
For four nights, Janice Gallegly couldn't sleep. Her insomnia wasn't about issues facing other political spouses, such as grand jury subpoenas or questionable campaign contributions. Heck, she probably didn't even have this much anxiety during the last election campaign of her husband, Rep. Elton Gallegly (R-Simi Valley. Instead, this very Republican wife was worried about how to stage a splendid luncheon in honor of her party's Public Enemy No. 2: First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton.
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March 21, 1997 | GEBE MARTINEZ
For four nights, Janice Gallegly couldn't sleep. Her insomnia wasn't about issues facing other political spouses, such as grand jury subpoenas or questionable campaign contributions. Heck, she probably didn't even have this much anxiety during the last election campaign of her husband, Rep. Elton Gallegly (R-Simi Valley. Instead, this very Republican wife was worried about how to stage a splendid luncheon in honor of her party's Public Enemy No. 2: First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton.
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September 4, 1987 | Associated Press
Republican Rep. Jack Kemp, a New Yorker hoping for a strong showing in the South in 1988, has scored a much-needed coup by winning the support of the arch-conservative National Congressional Club. The organization that raised $18 million for co-founder Sen. Jesse Helms' reelection campaign in 1984 will make Kemp's presidential campaign its top priority next year, Executive Director Carter Wrenn said.
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September 4, 1987 | Associated Press
Republican Rep. Jack Kemp, a New Yorker hoping for a strong showing in the South in 1988, has scored a much-needed coup by winning the support of the arch-conservative National Congressional Club. The organization that raised $18 million for co-founder Sen. Jesse Helms' reelection campaign in 1984 will make Kemp's presidential campaign its top priority next year, Executive Director Carter Wrenn said.
BUSINESS
February 28, 1985
The network said the suit against Fairness in Media, an advocacy group threatening to buy the network, was expanded to include National Congressional Club, Jefferson Marketing Inc. and Educational Support Foundation--all entities controlled by members of Fairness in Media. The complaint charges the defendants with violating federal securities laws, improper political activities by tax-exempt organizations and illegal corporate political contributions.
NEWS
September 21, 1985 | Associated Press
Rep. James T. Broyhill announced Friday that he will seek to succeed retiring Sen. John P. East, setting up a primary fight between two wings of the North Carolina Republican Party, Broyhill's main opponent for the GOP nomination is David Funderburk, a former ambassador to Romania, who is endorsed by East and the National Congressional Club, the right-wing political action committee that backed the reelection campaign of Sen. Jesse Helms (R-N. C.) last year.
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March 30, 1985 | Associated Press
A National Congressional Club official says it will "spend as much as we can raise" to help defeat several liberal U.S. senators, including Alan Cranston (D-Calif.) and Gary Hart (D-Colo.). "Right now it is our intention to do independent expenditures in those races," said Carter Wrenn, the club's executive director. The group, which was formed to pay off the first campaign debt of conservative Sen. Jesse Helms (R-N.C.), has so far targeted Cranston, Hart and Sen. Christopher J. Dodd (D-Conn.).
SPORTS
June 12, 1997
President Clinton, the nation's First Golfer, evaluates Congressional Country Club, site of the U.S. Open and a course he has played frequently. His report on the event just outside Washington is part of a special section previewing the year's second major golf tournament. Section S.
SPORTS
June 15, 1997
Leaders with relation to par and last hole completed Saturday during the suspended third round of the $2.6 - million U.S. Open, played on the 7,213-yard, par-70 Congressional Country Club course: *--* Player Total Hole Jeff Maggert -4 14 Tom Lehman -3 13 Colin Montgomerie -2 16 Tommy Tolles -1 16 Hal Sutton -1 14 Stewart Cink -1 13 Jay Haas Even 18 David Ogrin Even 14 Ernie Els Even 13 Billy Andrade +1 18 Jim Furyk +1 18 Olin Browne +1 17 Scott Hoch +1 14 *--*
NEWS
March 25, 1996 | Associated Press
No sooner had President Clinton's family left town than the president felt the need for a marathon round of golf. Clinton took advantage of sunshine and temperatures in the low 60s Sunday to play 36 holes at Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Md. Joining the president for the 6 1/2-hour session were longtime friend Vernon E. Jordan Jr., former Deputy White House Chief of Staff Erskine Bowles and John Hilley, an assistant to the president for legislative affairs.
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June 23, 1988 | From Associated Press
Special interest political action committees are spending record sums on the 1988 elections, led by the Teamsters Union PAC, which has given out close to $1 million and has $4.5 million in the bank, according to the Federal Election Commission. Some 4,000 PACs are registered with the FEC for participation in the federal election process. In the 15 months ending March 31, they raised more than $213 million, up 7% over the same period in 1986, and spent $162 million, up 8.
SPORTS
June 12, 2005 | From Associated Press
Tom Kite sank a 15-foot birdie at the 18th hole, bent his knees, punched the air with a fist and waved to the crowd. "Heck, if this was the Champions Tour, they'd be giving me the trophy right now," the 55-year-old Kite said Saturday at Congressional Country Club. "Can we change this and do that right now? It's supposed to end after three rounds, isn't it?"
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