Stossel, Scott, The American Prospect
Here's a dictionary entry straight out of Ambrose Bierce: bipartisan politician--a Democrat who's afraid of being indicted.
Stirrings in the Justice Department have led some observers to predict that indictments are forthcoming against two 18-year Democratic veterans of Congress. In the Senate, New Jersey's Robert Torricelli has reportedly been under scrutiny for possible fundraising improprieties during his 1996 election campaign [see Art Levine, "The Amazing Adventures of Money Man," TAP, April 24, 2000]. And in the House of Representatives, the inimitable Jim Traficant of Youngstown, Ohio, may have to answer to a litany of charges ranging from tax evasion to bribery and racketeering.
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Publication information: Article title: Born-Again Bipartisanship. Contributors: Stossel, Scott - Author. Magazine title: The American Prospect. Volume: 12. Issue: 3 Publication date: February 12, 2001. Page number: 9. © 1999 The American Prospect, Inc. COPYRIGHT 2001 Gale Group.
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