February 16, 2001 |
Keith Sweat led a night of familiar, unsurprising modern R&B formula at the Universal Amphitheatre on Wednesday. And yet with the help of support acts Dave Hollister and Pru, the Valentine's Day concert enjoyed a welcome burst of raw energy, tapping a vein of soul and gospel along with Sweat's own slick tear-jerkers.
November 3, 1996 |
A second witness to a 1995 meeting between a top official of the ruling Kuomintang Party and Mark Middleton, a former White House staffer, says he doesn't remember an alleged offer of a $15-million donation to President Clinton's campaign. But the Harvard-educated lawyer, Fred K. Li, said Middleton, 34, presented himself as a political fund-raiser close to the White House. "According to my recollection," Li said in a statement issued late Saturday, "although Mr.
November 16, 1996 |
White House officials announced Friday they have found evidence that Mark Middleton, a former presidential aide, abused his White House access to impress business clients. He has been barred from entering the executive mansion without high-level approval, they said. The decision came in response to indications that Middleton, a former aide to presidential advisor Thomas F. "Mack" McLarty, had flaunted his White House connections in an effort to become an international deal-maker.
September 18, 1997 |
A Little Rock, Ark., attorney and international businessman with close ties to senior advisors to President Clinton met secretly with Serbian President Slobodan Milosevic in 1994 and offered to act as an intermediary between Serbia and the United States, according to U.S. officials. Larry C.
July 30, 1997 |
Speaking haltingly in Mandarin, two women who gave $28,000 in illegal donations to the Democrats testified Tuesday that they signed checks--at the behest of an associate of fund-raiser Yah Lin "Charlie" Trie--that unbeknownst to them ended up in party coffers. Yue F.
December 19, 1996 |
Former Arkansas restaurant owner Yah Lin "Charlie" Trie, who was responsible for collecting hundreds of thousands of dollars of questionable contributions to President Clinton's legal defense fund, has been a frequent visitor to the White House in recent years, according to records released Wednesday. The records show that Trie, 48, a close friend of the president for many years, had visited the executive mansion at least 23 times since January 1993, and perhaps more.