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September 9, 1999 | From Associated Press
President Clinton was questioned under oath Wednesday at the White House in the influence-peddling investigation of Labor Secretary Alexis M. Herman. The hourlong interview was led by independent counsel Ralph Lancaster, who was named in May 1998 to investigate allegations dating back to Herman's work as an assistant to Clinton and head of the White House Public Liaison Office before she moved to the Labor Department.
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September 19, 1999 | KATHY M. KRISTOF, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Alexis M. Herman is celebrating an anniversary of sorts: a 25-year-old commitment to protect the pension and welfare benefits of American workers. Herman is the secretary of Labor, and this Labor Day was the 25th anniversary of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act, better known as ERISA. When ERISA took effect in 1974, it covered 270,000 pension plans covering 42 million workers. Today, private pensions account for $4.
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May 27, 1998 | ROBERT L. JACKSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A panel of federal judges on Tuesday named a New England Republican lawyer as independent counsel to investigate allegations that Labor Secretary Alexis M. Herman illegally accepted pay to help business interests while serving as a White House aide. Ralph I. Lancaster Jr., a veteran litigator from Portland, Maine, becomes the seventh special counsel named to investigate high-ranking Clinton administration officials.
NEWS
September 9, 1999 | From Associated Press
President Clinton was questioned under oath Wednesday at the White House in the influence-peddling investigation of Labor Secretary Alexis M. Herman. The hourlong interview was led by independent counsel Ralph Lancaster, who was named in May 1998 to investigate allegations dating back to Herman's work as an assistant to Clinton and head of the White House Public Liaison Office before she moved to the Labor Department.
NEWS
January 15, 1998 | RONALD J. OSTROW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Justice Department is conducting a preliminary inquiry into allegations that Labor Secretary Alexis M. Herman, while working as a White House aide, accepted cash for using her influence to help business ventures, government sources said Wednesday. The inquiry by the department's public integrity section has been underway for six to eight weeks and is based in part on statements by a Cameroon businessman, Laurent Yene, the sources confirmed.
BUSINESS
September 19, 1999 | KATHY M. KRISTOF, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Alexis M. Herman is celebrating an anniversary of sorts: a 25-year-old commitment to protect the pension and welfare benefits of American workers. Herman is the secretary of Labor, and this Labor Day was the 25th anniversary of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act, better known as ERISA. When ERISA took effect in 1974, it covered 270,000 pension plans covering 42 million workers. Today, private pensions account for $4.
NEWS
May 9, 1998 | ROBERT L. JACKSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Senior Justice Department prosecutors are recommending that Atty. Gen. Janet Reno seek appointment of an independent counsel to investigate allegations against Labor Secretary Alexis M. Herman, government sources said Friday. If Reno accepts their recommendation, which comes after a five-month preliminary investigation, she will petition the U.S.
NEWS
February 1, 1997 | MARC LACEY and ELIZABETH SHOGREN, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Alexis M. Herman, President Clinton's choice for Labor secretary, visited Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott on Friday in an attempt to prevent the furor over White House campaign fund-raising from derailing her nomination.
NEWS
May 27, 1998 | ROBERT L. JACKSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A panel of federal judges on Tuesday named a New England Republican lawyer as independent counsel to investigate allegations that Labor Secretary Alexis M. Herman illegally accepted pay to help business interests while serving as a White House aide. Ralph I. Lancaster Jr., a veteran litigator from Portland, Maine, becomes the seventh special counsel named to investigate high-ranking Clinton administration officials.
NEWS
May 9, 1998 | ROBERT L. JACKSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Senior Justice Department prosecutors are recommending that Atty. Gen. Janet Reno seek appointment of an independent counsel to investigate allegations against Labor Secretary Alexis M. Herman, government sources said Friday. If Reno accepts their recommendation, which comes after a five-month preliminary investigation, she will petition the U.S.
NEWS
January 15, 1998 | RONALD J. OSTROW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Justice Department is conducting a preliminary inquiry into allegations that Labor Secretary Alexis M. Herman, while working as a White House aide, accepted cash for using her influence to help business ventures, government sources said Wednesday. The inquiry by the department's public integrity section has been underway for six to eight weeks and is based in part on statements by a Cameroon businessman, Laurent Yene, the sources confirmed.
NEWS
February 1, 1997 | MARC LACEY and ELIZABETH SHOGREN, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Alexis M. Herman, President Clinton's choice for Labor secretary, visited Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott on Friday in an attempt to prevent the furor over White House campaign fund-raising from derailing her nomination.
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