And How Sorry

is this?

…House Democrats have had to deal with investigations of their own, involving Reps. William J. Jefferson (La.), Alan B. Mollohan (W.Va.) and Jane Harman (Calif.), but none of those cases have put Democratic seats in jeopardy.

In one case, I guess it depends on what your definition of “cold hard cash” is.

…FOX-8 anchor John Snell, who zeroed in on the issues that have emerged as each candidates’ respective Achilles’ heel.
Snell immediately cut to the chase, pressing eight-term incumbent U.S. Rep. William Jefferson, D-New Orleans, on the central issue of the campaign: the $90,000 in marked bills that FBI agents said they found last year in his freezer on Capitol Hill.
“I don’t want to pick on you about it,” Snell said. “But let’s face it, that’s why we’re here.”
…”I’ve not told you that I had $90,000 in the freezer,” Jefferson said. “I ask the voters to trust me based on my long history with them and based on the fact that these are unproven allegations and based on the fact that it’s been a long time that (prosecutors have) been fooling around with it.”

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