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Congress / Pensions / Jefferson Sentence #953106

CNN Evening News for Monday, Nov 16, 2009
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The prison sentence for former Representative William Jefferson for bribery noted.

(Washington: Joe Johns) How Jefferson & others keep their pensions despite going to prison featured; details given about the 2007 law & the pensions for ex-Congress members Duke Cunningham, James Traficant, Dan Rostenkowski. [Taxpayers for Common Sense Steve ELLIS†- says he {Jefferson} still gets a pension paid for by the taxpayer.] The legal loopholes in the law allowing some to keep their pensions discussed.

Cooper, Anderson;
Johns, Joe

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