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Foley Resignation / Pages / Politics #840121

ABC Evening News for Monday, Oct 02, 2006
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) Report introduced.

(Studio: Brian Ross) The background to the resignation of Florida Representative Mark Foley following his suspect behavior with Congressional pages examined; details given about the warning signs about Foley's behavior & about his sexual messages written as "Maf54" on the Internet. [Speaker of the House Dennis HASTERT††- comments on the e-mail messages & how he was deceived.] [In 2002 on C-SPAN, FOLEY - tells pages to cherish their families.] [Wired Safety director Parry AFTAB†- outlines what the FBI looks for.]

(Studio: Charles Gibson) Republicans' naming of Joe Negron as the candidiate replacing Foley in the Florida Congressional race noted.

(Studio: Charles Gibson; Washington: George Stephanopoulos) The political implications of the Foley issue in Congressional races around the country & the questions about why the Republican leadership did not act on what they knew about Foley discussed.

(Studio: Charles Gibson) The earlier scandals with the Congressional page system recalled.

Gibson, Charles;
Ross, Brian;
Stephanopoulos, George

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