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ID:

601

Date:

2010-12-20

Headline:

Late Rep. Charlie Wilson faced death threats, scrutiny, says FBI file

Reporter's name:

Kevin Bogardus

Delay/denial:

No

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

The Hill

City:

Washington, DC

Summary:

Texas congressman Charlie Wilson (D) dodged both personal and political danger during his 24-year career in the House of Representatives, according to information in 458 pages of Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) documents, which revealed a death threat allegedly from Sandinistas and repeated allegations of campaign-finance improprieties.

Notes:

The Hill used the Freedom of Information Act to obtain the documents from the FBI.

Keywords:

Charlie Wilson (D-TX), Texas, FBI file, "Charlie Wilson's War", Sandinista, John Murphy (D-NY), campaign finance, allegations, death threats, Internal Revenue Service, IRS, Department of Justice, DOJ, Federal Election Commission, FEC, House ethics committee

URL:

http://thehill.com/homenews/house/134437-late-rep-charlie-wilson-faced-death-threats-fbi-scrutiny


Agencies:

DOJ
FBI
FEC
IRS
TREAS

States:

DC
TX

Categories:

campaign finance
FBI
foreign affairs
workplace safety


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