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CNN Evening News for Monday, Jul 15, 2002
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) The conviction of Representative James Traficant noted.

(Washington: Candy Crowley) The political theater of Traficant's appearance before the House of Representatives, where he will likely be expelled this week featured; scenes shown of his combative appearance. [TRAFICANT - says he will die in jail because he not commit these crimes; criticizes former Attorney General Janet Reno; states this is "a damned joke."] [House counsel Ken KELLNER†- says Traficant's pattern of conduct traded his office for money & other things.] The sad & tragic nature of Traficant's appearance discussed.

Brown, Aaron;
Crowley, Candy

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