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May 7, 1996 | From Times Wire Services
A judge threw out four charges each against Gov. Jim Guy Tucker and Susan McDougal in the Whitewater trial Monday, but let stand all 19 counts against James B. McDougal, her ex-husband. Tucker and the McDougals, who were President and Mrs. Clinton's former partners in the Whitewater land development, were indicted last August on fraud and conspiracy charges for allegedly misusing $3 million in federally backed loans.
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January 2, 2008
Huckabee's faith: An article in Monday's Section A about Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee's melding of Christianity and politics said he had succeeded Bill Clinton as Arkansas governor. Huckabee succeeded Jim Guy Tucker.
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May 29, 1996 | SARA FRITZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a sweeping verdict that will intensify the Whitewater controversy as the November election draws near, a jury on Tuesday convicted President Clinton's two investment partners, James B. McDougal, his former wife Susan McDougal and Arkansas Gov. Jim Guy Tucker, of participating in a $3-million conspiracy to defraud two federally backed financial institutions. The convictions provided a victory for embattled independent counsel Kenneth W.
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October 15, 1999 | From Associated Press
With his five-year, $47-million investigation of President Clinton winding down, independent counsel Kenneth W. Starr will formally step aside next week and be replaced by one of his assistants, Robert Ray, sources familiar with Starr's plans said Thursday night. Ray, a federal prosecutor who joined Starr's office early this year, was selected by a panel of three federal appeals court judges to succeed the controversial special prosecutor, the sources told Associated Press.
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January 2, 2008
Huckabee's faith: An article in Monday's Section A about Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee's melding of Christianity and politics said he had succeeded Bill Clinton as Arkansas governor. Huckabee succeeded Jim Guy Tucker.
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May 18, 1999 | From Times Wire Reports
Former Arkansas Gov. Jim Guy Tucker, whose shady financial deals got caught up in the Whitewater investigation, was ordered to pay $1 million for setting up a sham bankruptcy to avoid taxes. Tucker was also placed on four years' probation for hiding the value of a cable TV business he sold in 1988. Prosecutors in Little Rock, Ark., said that if the company's real value was known, Tucker and business partner William Marks would have been liable for an additional $2.9 million in taxes.
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January 2, 1997 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Former Arkansas Gov. Jim Guy Tucker was discharged from the hospital one week after receiving a liver transplant. Tucker, who was convicted of fraud in a Whitewater-related case, suffers a degenerative disease of his intestinal tract. "Mr. Tucker is in good condition but he'll remain in the Rochester area for six to eight weeks so his doctors can monitor his condition," said Jackie Stevemer-Bakken, a spokeswoman for the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn.
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July 26, 1997 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
A federal judge who postponed a trial in the Whitewater investigation should reverse his decision and allow another judge to study the issue, the Whitewater independent counsel said. In his motion, Kenneth W. Starr said the judge had erred in postponing indefinitely the bankruptcy fraud trial of former Arkansas Gov. Jim Guy Tucker. On Tuesday, U.S. District Judge Stephen Reasoner granted a defense motion and postponed Tucker's trial.
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June 2, 1996 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
A woman who represented herself as a Whitewater juror and said her pretrial suspicions influenced her vote admitted that she never sat on the jury--she just had the same name as a panel member. Janice Greer's allegations had caused an outcry among defense lawyers, who suggested it could be grounds for reversal of the convictions of Arkansas Gov. Jim Guy Tucker and James B. and Susan McDougal. The McDougals were President Clinton and First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton's former business partners.
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December 26, 1996 | Associated Press
Former Arkansas Gov. Jim Guy Tucker, who was convicted of fraud and conspiracy in a Whitewater-related trial, received a new liver Wednesday, the Mayo Clinic said. "Everything apparently has gone off as expected and he is in stable condition," hospital spokeswoman Priscilla Russell said after the four-hour operation. Tucker, 53, had chronic liver disease and had been on a transplant waiting list for four months, Russell said.
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May 18, 1999 | From Times Wire Reports
Former Arkansas Gov. Jim Guy Tucker, whose shady financial deals got caught up in the Whitewater investigation, was ordered to pay $1 million for setting up a sham bankruptcy to avoid taxes. Tucker was also placed on four years' probation for hiding the value of a cable TV business he sold in 1988. Prosecutors in Little Rock, Ark., said that if the company's real value was known, Tucker and business partner William Marks would have been liable for an additional $2.9 million in taxes.
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March 19, 1998 | Associated Press
Cooperating in the investigation that implicated him, former Gov. Jim Guy Tucker testified Wednesday before the Whitewater grand jury. "We just discussed some history," he said at the lunch break. He said he reviewed documents, but he would give no other clues about his testimony. Lawyers said last month that Tucker had information about First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton's work at the Rose Law Firm on a development south of Little Rock called Castle Grande.
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March 19, 1998 | From Associated Press
The man who succeeded President Clinton as Arkansas governor said Wednesday he was told of allegations made by state troopers that Clinton used them to arrange sexual trysts. "This was a group that was opposed to Clinton and seemed to have an ax to grind with him. They made allegations as to then-Gov. Clinton's personal life, yes," Jim Guy Tucker said in response to reporters' questions.
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February 21, 1998 | ROBERT L. JACKSON and DAVID WILLMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Former Arkansas Gov. Jim Guy Tucker pleaded guilty to conspiracy charges Friday and agreed to cooperate fully with Whitewater prosecutors in their investigation of President Clinton's business affairs in Arkansas. Whether the development spells additional legal trouble for the president and First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton was unclear Friday.
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August 29, 1997 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Ex-Gov. Jim Guy Tucker's ex-business partner pleaded guilty to a Whitewater fraud charge that accused him and Tucker of arranging a sham bankruptcy that saved them $2 million in taxes. Boston businessman William J. Marks Sr. said Tucker and Tucker's lawyer--who are scheduled for trial this winter--used falsified documents to understate the value of cable television systems Marks and the former governor owned in Texas and Florida. Marks told U.S. District Judge Stephen M.
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July 26, 1997 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
A federal judge who postponed a trial in the Whitewater investigation should reverse his decision and allow another judge to study the issue, the Whitewater independent counsel said. In his motion, Kenneth W. Starr said the judge had erred in postponing indefinitely the bankruptcy fraud trial of former Arkansas Gov. Jim Guy Tucker. On Tuesday, U.S. District Judge Stephen Reasoner granted a defense motion and postponed Tucker's trial.
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March 16, 1996 | Associated Press
A federal judge ordered NBC-TV and CNN to turn over tapes of interviews with Whitewater figure David Hale, the government's chief witness against James B. McDougal, the former business partner of President Clinton. U.S. District Judge George Howard said Friday that the networks must turn over the portions of the interviews that they aired and bring the outtakes to court so the judge can determine whether McDougal also is entitled to them.
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January 13, 1996 | Reuters
The Senate Whitewater Committee announced Friday that it will delay enforcing subpoenas for documents from Arkansas Gov. Jim Guy Tucker, James B. McDougal and Susan McDougal until after their trials. Sen. Alfonse M. D'Amato (R-N.Y.) said the delay was requested by independent counsel Kenneth W. Starr and Judge George Howard Jr. The McDougals were partners with President Clinton in the failed Whitewater real estate project.
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January 2, 1997 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Former Arkansas Gov. Jim Guy Tucker was discharged from the hospital one week after receiving a liver transplant. Tucker, who was convicted of fraud in a Whitewater-related case, suffers a degenerative disease of his intestinal tract. "Mr. Tucker is in good condition but he'll remain in the Rochester area for six to eight weeks so his doctors can monitor his condition," said Jackie Stevemer-Bakken, a spokeswoman for the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn.
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December 26, 1996 | Associated Press
Former Arkansas Gov. Jim Guy Tucker, who was convicted of fraud and conspiracy in a Whitewater-related trial, received a new liver Wednesday, the Mayo Clinic said. "Everything apparently has gone off as expected and he is in stable condition," hospital spokeswoman Priscilla Russell said after the four-hour operation. Tucker, 53, had chronic liver disease and had been on a transplant waiting list for four months, Russell said.
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