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February 21, 1986
The City of San Diego was invited to submit a bid for the prestigious Democratic National Convention in 1988, but it will pass because it could be a "monumental embarrassment" if the waterfront convention center is not finished in time, City Manager Sylvester Murray said Thursday. A spokesman from Democratic National Committee headquarters in Washington said San Diego was one of two dozen cities to receive a Feb. 12 form letter from Chairman Paul G. Kirk Jr.
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March 2, 2000 |
Yah Lin "Charlie" Trie, the ex-Arkansas restaurant owner turned illegal fund-raiser, told disbelieving congressional Republicans on Wednesday that he thought he was only making "a U-turn" when he moved hundreds of thousands of dollars from overseas businessmen to the Democratic Party. He funneled the money through friends and associates because he "didn't want $100,000 contributions" with his name on them, Trie testified.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 4, 1993 | RICHARD SIMON and RICH CONNELL, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
In a legally controversial boost to Michael Woo's campaign for mayor of Los Angeles, the Democratic National Committee has weighed in with more than $100,000 for mailers supporting the councilman, campaign spending records show. The action came just days after a state judge, citing a California constitutional ban on political party spending in nonpartisan municipal campaigns, blocked a promised $200,000 in expenditures for Woo by the state Democratic Party.
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February 6, 2000 | WILLIAM C. REMPEL and ALAN C. MILLER, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Newly obtained FBI documents show that Democratic fund-raiser Yah Lin "Charlie" Trie smuggled a wealthy Taiwan businessman using a false identity into the White House to meet President Clinton. The incident is among numerous revelations in a confidential summary of Trie's statements to federal investigators that are certain to reverberate during an increasingly contentious election-year debate over campaign finance abuses.
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February 6, 2000 | WILLIAM C. REMPEL and ALAN C. MILLER, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Newly obtained FBI documents show that Democratic fund-raiser Yah Lin "Charlie" Trie smuggled a wealthy Taiwan businessman using a false identity into the White House to meet President Clinton. The incident is among numerous revelations in a confidential summary of Trie's statements to federal investigators that are certain to reverberate during an increasingly contentious election-year debate over campaign finance abuses.
NEWS
March 2, 2000 |
Yah Lin "Charlie" Trie, the ex-Arkansas restaurant owner turned illegal fund-raiser, told disbelieving congressional Republicans on Wednesday that he thought he was only making "a U-turn" when he moved hundreds of thousands of dollars from overseas businessmen to the Democratic Party. He funneled the money through friends and associates because he "didn't want $100,000 contributions" with his name on them, Trie testified.
NEWS
January 2, 1999 | From Times Wire Services
A federal judge threw out much of the government's case against Thai American businesswoman Pauline Kanchanalak, delivering the latest in a series of legal blows to Atty. Gen. Janet Reno's campaign finance investigation. The ruling Thursday by U.S. District Judge Paul L.
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May 18, 1999 | Reuters
Former Democratic fund-raiser Yah Lin "Charlie" Trie went on trial Monday on charges of obstructing a congressional probe into how he helped finance the 1996 reelection campaign of President Clinton. A longtime friend of Clinton, Trie has pleaded not guilty to one count of hiding or destroying documents under subpoena by a U.S. Senate committee investigating 1996 campaign finance irregularities.
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May 19, 1999 | From Times Wire Reports
A woman who worked for President Clinton's friend, restaurant owner Yah Lin "Charlie" Trie, said her boss told her to get rid of documents sought by a Senate inquiry into campaign fund-raising. Testifying at Trie's trial in Little Rock, Ark., on obstruction of justice charges, Maria "Dia" Mapili said she spoke to Trie by phone after a U.S. marshal served a subpoena for records in 1997.
NEWS
December 4, 1998 | From Associated Press
Democratic fund-raiser Yah Lin "Charlie" Trie pleaded not guilty Thursday to federal charges he obstructed a Senate campaign-finance investigation by ordering subpoenaed documents hidden. The former Little Rock restaurateur and longtime friend of President Clinton had no comment outside court and responded to a federal magistrate by saying only, "Not guilty, sir." Trie is accused of instructing a longtime employee to get rid of documents sought by the Senate Committee on Governmental Affairs.
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May 19, 1999 | From Times Wire Reports
A woman who worked for President Clinton's friend, restaurant owner Yah Lin "Charlie" Trie, said her boss told her to get rid of documents sought by a Senate inquiry into campaign fund-raising. Testifying at Trie's trial in Little Rock, Ark., on obstruction of justice charges, Maria "Dia" Mapili said she spoke to Trie by phone after a U.S. marshal served a subpoena for records in 1997.
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May 18, 1999 | Reuters
Former Democratic fund-raiser Yah Lin "Charlie" Trie went on trial Monday on charges of obstructing a congressional probe into how he helped finance the 1996 reelection campaign of President Clinton. A longtime friend of Clinton, Trie has pleaded not guilty to one count of hiding or destroying documents under subpoena by a U.S. Senate committee investigating 1996 campaign finance irregularities.
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January 2, 1999 | From Times Wire Services
A federal judge threw out much of the government's case against Thai American businesswoman Pauline Kanchanalak, delivering the latest in a series of legal blows to Atty. Gen. Janet Reno's campaign finance investigation. The ruling Thursday by U.S. District Judge Paul L.
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December 9, 1998 | From Associated Press
Federal prosecutors said Tuesday they will drop part of the criminal case against Democratic fund-raiser Yah Lin "Charlie" Trie, and a judge agreed to delay Trie's trial on charges related to the 1996 Clinton-Gore reelection campaign. Also Tuesday, another Clinton donor and fund-raiser, Pauline Kanchanalak, pleaded not guilty to a shortened list of federal charges related to her work for Democrats. Prosecutors dropped several charges against Kanchanalak and her sister-in-law last month.
NEWS
December 4, 1998 | From Associated Press
Democratic fund-raiser Yah Lin "Charlie" Trie pleaded not guilty Thursday to federal charges he obstructed a Senate campaign-finance investigation by ordering subpoenaed documents hidden. The former Little Rock restaurateur and longtime friend of President Clinton had no comment outside court and responded to a federal magistrate by saying only, "Not guilty, sir." Trie is accused of instructing a longtime employee to get rid of documents sought by the Senate Committee on Governmental Affairs.
NEWS
February 6, 1998 | ROBERT L. JACKSON and RONALD J. OSTROW, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Three days after surrendering to FBI agents, Yah Lin "Charlie" Trie, a central figure in the political fund-raising controversy, pleaded not guilty Thursday to 15 counts of conspiracy, fraud, obstruction of justice and election-law violations. Standing alongside his lawyers, Trie called out "not guilty" when U.S. District Judge Paul L. Friedman asked for his plea.
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December 9, 1998 | From Associated Press
Federal prosecutors said Tuesday they will drop part of the criminal case against Democratic fund-raiser Yah Lin "Charlie" Trie, and a judge agreed to delay Trie's trial on charges related to the 1996 Clinton-Gore reelection campaign. Also Tuesday, another Clinton donor and fund-raiser, Pauline Kanchanalak, pleaded not guilty to a shortened list of federal charges related to her work for Democrats. Prosecutors dropped several charges against Kanchanalak and her sister-in-law last month.
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February 6, 1998 | ROBERT L. JACKSON and RONALD J. OSTROW, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Three days after surrendering to FBI agents, Yah Lin "Charlie" Trie, a central figure in the political fund-raising controversy, pleaded not guilty Thursday to 15 counts of conspiracy, fraud, obstruction of justice and election-law violations. Standing alongside his lawyers, Trie called out "not guilty" when U.S. District Judge Paul L. Friedman asked for his plea.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 4, 1993 | RICHARD SIMON and RICH CONNELL, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
In a legally controversial boost to Michael Woo's campaign for mayor of Los Angeles, the Democratic National Committee has weighed in with more than $100,000 for mailers supporting the councilman, campaign spending records show. The action came just days after a state judge, citing a California constitutional ban on political party spending in nonpartisan municipal campaigns, blocked a promised $200,000 in expenditures for Woo by the state Democratic Party.
NEWS
July 15, 1992 | TRACY WILKINSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer stood amid a phalanx of kindred women candidates Tuesday, under a canopy of red, white and blue balloons, as Bill Clinton took the stage and faced a cheering crowd. "I'd be glad to be on Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer's coattails any day," Clinton said in saluting key-state Senate candidates. "We don't just need a new generation, we need a new gender of leadership."
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