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February 24, 2001 | RICHARD A. SERRANO and STEPHEN BRAUN, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Roger Clinton said Friday that he promised a half-dozen of his closest friends, including men he had met in prison, that his brother, former President Clinton, would grant them pardons before he left the White House. Insisting that he never solicited money or accepted any, Roger Clinton said he compiled a list of six names, noted why they should be pardoned and placed the list in a convenient place in the White House that his brother could not miss.
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August 9, 2001 | STEPHEN BRAUN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
An unsigned note found in the Clinton White House archives has revived questions about whether Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton knew of her brother's efforts to win presidential clemency for convicted Los Angeles cocaine dealer Carlos Vignali. Rep. Dan Burton (R-Ind.
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February 23, 2001 | NICK ANDERSON and JANET HOOK, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
She came to Capitol Hill amid lofty expectations, the first presidential spouse ever elected to public office and one of a phalanx of Democrats who gave the party new life in a Senate evenly split with Republicans. But the debut of Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, while promising initially, has become a disaster.
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February 26, 2001 | STEPHEN BRAUN and RICHARD A. SERRANO, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Hugh Rodham, who pressed for presidential clemencies from his brother-in-law, Bill Clinton, on behalf of a Los Angeles cocaine dealer and a Florida herbal remedy marketer, also telephoned a White House lawyer to check on the pardon chances of a couple convicted of campaign finance abuses, those familiar with the conversation say. In his conversation with the White House counsel, Rodham--a Florida lawyer and the brother of Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-N.Y.
NEWS
February 23, 2001 | RICHARD A. SERRANO and STEPHEN BRAUN, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The controversy over President Clinton's eleventh-hour pardons escalated Thursday as Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-N.Y.) denied knowing that her brother had received a large sum of money to push two clemency requests and a spokesman for former President Clinton acknowledged that the president's brother personally lobbied for clemency for several of his "friends and acquaintances." Sen.
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February 25, 2001 | STEPHEN BRAUN and RICHARD A. SERRANO, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Driven to prove himself as compassionate as his predecessors, Bill Clinton oversaw an unruly avalanche of clemency requests that too often bypassed normal channels and was sometimes steered toward him by relatives and intimates, say aides and others involved in the process. In the final months of his presidency, Clinton was open about his unhappiness with his clemency numbers.
NEWS
January 2, 2000 |
The White House is trying again to squelch a hazelnut deal in the former Soviet republic of Georgia that involves First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton's brothers and is championed by a Georgian opposition leader. Prompted by concerns that the involvement of President Clinton's brothers-in-law, Tony and Hugh Rodham, was being mistaken as U.S. support for opposition leader Aslan Abashidze, a U.S. official told Georgia last week that Washington does not back the nut venture, U.S.
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January 25, 1993 | ROY RIVENBURG
Socks: White House cat. Most photographed feline since Morris. Terrified of the President, according to astrologer Sydney Omarr. Bill Clinton: Certified fan of both Fleetwood and Big Macs. Fifth southpaw to become President. Ex-brunet. Has never "inhaled." Hillary Rodham Clinton: Chocolate-chip cookie whiz. Another ex-brunette. Big on children's rights--unless it's Chelsea's right to have pierced ears. Chelsea Clinton: Named for song "Chelsea Morning." Ballet lover.
NEWS
November 1, 2011 | By Michael Muskal
Dorothy Howell Rodham, whose daughter is Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and whose son-in-law Bill Clinton was president of the United States, died Tuesday morning, the Clinton family announced. She was 92. Born in Chicago on June 4, 1919, Rodham died shortly after midnight in Washington, surrounded by her family. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton had canceled a trip to London and Istanbul, Turkey, to be with her mother. “Her story was a quintessentially American one, largely because she wrote it herself,” her family said in a statement emailed to reporters.
SPORTS
December 30, 1994 | RANDY HARVEY
Twenty-five years later, Penn State Coach Joe Paterno said Thursday he is still annoyed that then-President Richard Nixon bestowed a national championship plaque upon Texas at the end of the 1969 regular season, even though the Nittany Lions also were undefeated. But if the national championship race becomes a political issue after Monday's bowl games, Paterno said he expects support from the White House.
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