Monday, January 23, 2006

Doolittle is a Strange Bird

From Erica Werner's AP story picked up by the SF Chronicle:

Unlike other lawmakers who have rushed to shed money from Abramoff and his tribal clients, Doolittle refuses to do so, saying he sees no reason to give away money that was lawfully received.

"I just felt as a matter of principle that I wasn't going to be like the rest of my fellow politicians and like a flock of birds that's scared to take flight and leave everything behind," he said.

Doolittle has received at least $14,000 from Abramoff and $41,000 from his tribal clients, according to campaign records and an updated report by the Center for Responsive Politics.
Ned's take on the 'interview' at the Rest of

Most thorough local press coverage: Auburn Journal.

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