November 1, 1996 |
A man in khaki overalls with a beard halfway down his stomach stands next to his wife, dressed in an ankle-length skirt and modest head scarf. Together, they look like they just stepped out of the Bible, and not merely a cabin in the mountains of northern Idaho. The man wants to know what's going to be done about the United Nations takeover of America's national parks.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 26, 1998
In response to your Sept. 19 article that explored the question of whether "the media has damaged the public dialogue by pushing too far into the private lives of elected officials," of course they have. With a few exceptions, the print and broadcast media have done everything possible to wring the last ounce of scandal out of the Starr investigation of the Clinton affair. It's a disgrace that once-reputable media organizations have lowered themselves to tabloid-type reporting. But, having done it for one, let's do it for all. Let's have the details on the affairs of Reps.
January 21, 1996 |
President Bill Clinton today issued a call for Elvis Presley and James Dean to "quit torturing their millions of fans, come out of seclusion, get plastic surgery and physical therapy and resume their public lives." In so doing, the president appeared to be lifting a chapter from the political handbook of one of his fiercest opponents. Rep.
April 28, 1995 |
Although loathing of the federal government is a hallmark of conservative militias around the country, the groups are willing to deal with a few members of Congress. Militia members have campaigned for congressional candidates, showed up at town hall meetings, testified at hearings and flooded congressional offices with faxes on their pet issues. Most members of Congress dismiss them as a fringe element, but some lawmakers have treated the movement like an important political force.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 3, 2006 |
Helen Chenoweth-Hage, a former three-term representative to Congress from Idaho, died Monday in a one-car crash near Tonopah, Nev., her daughter said. She was 68. Chenoweth-Hage, a Republican, was elected to Congress in 1994 and served through 2000. Her daughter, Meg Chenoweth Keenan, said that Chenoweth-Hage was a passenger in the vehicle and that no one else was seriously injured.
September 11, 1998 |
For the second time in a week, a right-wing critic of President Clinton has admitted to an affair. The confession came from Rep. Helen Chenoweth (R-Idaho), who was forced to go public by the Idaho Statesman after she committed what proved to be a tactical error: demanding Clinton's resignation and declaring in a campaign commercial, "I believe that personal conduct and integrity does matter." Chenoweth, 60, told the newspaper that she had an affair 14 years ago.