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April 8, 1995 | JAMES RISEN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
House Republican leaders sparked a bitter partisan feud Friday when they called for an ethics investigation of a Democratic lawmaker who they charged had violated an oath of secrecy by publicly revealing a link between the Central Intelligence Agency and the killing of an American in Guatemala. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Larry Combest (R-Tex.) called for the inquiry into the behavior of Rep. Robert G. Torricelli (D-N.J.
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June 25, 2001 | From Times Wire Reports
As if Sen. Robert Torricelli (D-N.J.) doesn't have enough headaches with all those investigators breathing down his neck over allegations that he took cash and gifts in return for doing political favors. Now he's got a prank Web site to deal with as well. The site, http://www.torricellideathwatch.
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April 19, 2001 | Associated Press
Federal investigators are said to be looking into allegations that Sen. Robert Torricelli accepted tens of thousands of dollars in cash and gifts--including at least 10 Italian-made suits and a Rolex watch--from a political donor. David Chang, a New Jersey businessman who has pleaded guilty to making $53,700 in improper donations to Torricelli's 1996 Senate campaign, claims he gave the Democrat the gifts and cash to get his help with international business deals.
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May 12, 2001 | GREG MILLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
At Rutgers University in the early 1970s, while other students wore cutoffs and T-shirts, Robert Torricelli dressed in three-piece suits and carried a briefcase. While other candidates for student government draped banners in dorm halls, Torricelli was elected class president by hiring sound trucks and brass bands.
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April 3, 2001 | From Associated Press
A major political donor has told authorities that he put money down to help Sen. Robert Torricelli buy a luxury car during his 1996 Senate campaign, but that the New Jersey Democrat scuttled the deal, according to law enforcement officials and lawyers. Torricelli bought the Mercedes-Benz with his own money after businessman David Chang had put several thousand dollars down at the dealership, according to the officials familiar with Chang's account.
NEWS
September 16, 1999 | Associated Press
A New Jersey businessman who agreed to plead guilty to funneling illegal donations to the Clinton-Gore campaign and the election of Sen. Robert Torricelli (D-N.J.) became the 19th person charged in the investigation of fund-raising abuses, the Justice Department announced Wednesday.
NEWS
May 12, 2001 | GREG MILLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
At Rutgers University in the early 1970s, while other students wore cutoffs and T-shirts, Robert Torricelli dressed in three-piece suits and carried a briefcase. While other candidates for student government draped banners in dorm halls, Torricelli was elected class president by hiring sound trucks and brass bands.
NEWS
June 25, 2001 | From Times Wire Reports
As if Sen. Robert Torricelli (D-N.J.) doesn't have enough headaches with all those investigators breathing down his neck over allegations that he took cash and gifts in return for doing political favors. Now he's got a prank Web site to deal with as well. The site, http://www.torricellideathwatch.
OPINION
August 18, 1991 | ROBERT G. TORRICELLI, Robert G. Torricelli (D-N.J.) is chairman of the House subcommittee on Western Hemisphere affairs
At the end of this year, Fidel Castro will complete 33 years as president of Cuba. In that time, eight successive U.S. administrations have sought his demise through invasion, covert action, isolation and embargo. Most of them considered their Cuba policies a success. It is difficult to find the evidence.
NEWS
April 29, 1997 | FAYE FIORE
By all indications, it looked like it was going to be a Wednesday afternoon session of vacation slides from hell. There we were, holed up on a lovely spring day in the Capitol Hill office of Rep. Bob Filner, San Diego Democrat, while he described snapshots of his recent trip to the Philippines. Everybody got their own set. "Bob and Jane Filner enjoy breakfast with the Sons and Daughters of World War II veterans. . . .
NEWS
April 19, 2001 | Associated Press
Federal investigators are said to be looking into allegations that Sen. Robert Torricelli accepted tens of thousands of dollars in cash and gifts--including at least 10 Italian-made suits and a Rolex watch--from a political donor. David Chang, a New Jersey businessman who has pleaded guilty to making $53,700 in improper donations to Torricelli's 1996 Senate campaign, claims he gave the Democrat the gifts and cash to get his help with international business deals.
NEWS
April 3, 2001 | From Associated Press
A major political donor has told authorities that he put money down to help Sen. Robert Torricelli buy a luxury car during his 1996 Senate campaign, but that the New Jersey Democrat scuttled the deal, according to law enforcement officials and lawyers. Torricelli bought the Mercedes-Benz with his own money after businessman David Chang had put several thousand dollars down at the dealership, according to the officials familiar with Chang's account.
NEWS
September 16, 1999 | Associated Press
A New Jersey businessman who agreed to plead guilty to funneling illegal donations to the Clinton-Gore campaign and the election of Sen. Robert Torricelli (D-N.J.) became the 19th person charged in the investigation of fund-raising abuses, the Justice Department announced Wednesday.
NEWS
April 8, 1995 | JAMES RISEN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
House Republican leaders sparked a bitter partisan feud Friday when they called for an ethics investigation of a Democratic lawmaker who they charged had violated an oath of secrecy by publicly revealing a link between the Central Intelligence Agency and the killing of an American in Guatemala. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Larry Combest (R-Tex.) called for the inquiry into the behavior of Rep. Robert G. Torricelli (D-N.J.
OPINION
August 18, 1991 | ROBERT G. TORRICELLI, Robert G. Torricelli (D-N.J.) is chairman of the House subcommittee on Western Hemisphere affairs
At the end of this year, Fidel Castro will complete 33 years as president of Cuba. In that time, eight successive U.S. administrations have sought his demise through invasion, covert action, isolation and embargo. Most of them considered their Cuba policies a success. It is difficult to find the evidence.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 13, 1988 | From Reuters
Two Democratic congressmen discussed the Iran-Iraq War on Tuesday with Foreign Minister Tarik Aziz and other Iraqi officials, a U.S. Embassy official said. Rep. Robert G. Torricelli of New Jersey and California Rep. Mel Levine of Santa Monica, both members of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, will also visit Oman, Kuwait, Bahrain and Saudi Arabia.
NEWS
September 22, 1994 | Reuters
Two members of Congress accused the State Department of stubbornness Wednesday in refusing to meet with an Iranian opposition group it accuses of terrorism. Reps. Robert G. Torricelli (D-N.J.), and Dan Burton, (R-Ind.), urged the State Department to consult with the Iranian People's Moujahedeen before writing a report on the Iranian opposition, due in three weeks.
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