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News Abusive congressmen paid $500K to keep mistress quiet

  1. Nov 2, 2006 #1
    Yet another "family-values" Republican proves anything but. The AP has uncovered that Rep. Don Sherwood (R-Pennsylvania, 10th district), up for re-election, had a secret mistress for half a decade, physically abused her, and is now paying her $500,000 to keep quiet:

    http://www.forbes.com/business/healthcare/feeds/ap/2006/11/02/ap3142045.html [Broken]
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  3. Nov 3, 2006 #2
    Yep, I saw it in todays AM-NY. The usual, paying her to keep quiet I mean. I don't doubt that there is dirty laundry on the democrat side as well. Still, the republicans are self destructing. The inane reaching in many of their negative attack ads against democrats just goes to show how desperate they are (including the way John Kerry's remarks were twisted out of context.). Foley is still hiding in his rehab. Bush continues to act as though his admin isn't dysfunctional.
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