TITLE

Teamsters used $18 million to support liberal causes

AUTHOR(S)
Hopkins, Kara
PUB. DATE
March 1999
SOURCE
Human Events;03/05/99, Vol. 55 Issue 9, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the International Brotherhood of Teamsters' use of $18 million in members' dues in support of liberal causes. Results of a 17-month long investigation by the United States House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigation; Financial support for the Democratic Party in the 1996 elections; Failure to prove that both sides collaborated in illegally swapping campaign contributions.
ACCESSION #
1624095

 

Related Articles

  • Second panel subpoenas Ludwig in probe of party fund-raising. Anason, Dean // American Banker;2/19/1997, Vol. 162 Issue 33, p3 

    Reports on the congressional investigation of Comptroller of the Currency Eugene Ludwig over alleged campaign finance abuses of the Democratic Party in the United States. Documents ordered to be presented at the investigation; Includes campaign finance activities of organizations; Political...

  • A convergence of scandals. Glastris, Paul; Orr, Christopher // U.S. News & World Report;09/08/97, Vol. 123 Issue 9, p34 

    Reports on an investigation by the US Justice Department as to whether Democratic National Committee (DNC) officials had some of their donors send checks to the re-election campaign of Teamsters Union President Ron Carey in return for Teamsters contributions to President Bill Clinton's...

  • Thompson aide blames investigation shortcomings on Democrat-imposed December 31 deadline.  // Human Events;10/10/97, Vol. 53 Issue 38, p5 

    Reports on the delay in US Senate Governmental Affairs Committee chairman Fred Thompson's investigation of the campaign finance scandal involving the Democratic Party in the November 1996 presidential election due to a December 31, 1997 deadline imposed by Democrats on the probe. Conservative...

  • Collision course. Fineman, Howard // Newsweek;3/3/1997, Vol. 129 Issue 9, p50 

    Reports that United States Senator Fred Thompson and Vice President Al Gore are likely to do battle over the Senate's investigation of Democratic Party fundraising activities. Gore concerned about his standing going into the 2000 presidential elections; Gore's involvement in questionable...

  • Justice probe on trade trips turns to satellite-sensitive info. Silva, Jeffrey // RCR;04/13/98, Vol. 17 Issue 15, p21 

    Reports that investigations are being carried out by the United States Justice Department concerning sworn allegations that First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton directed former Commerce Secretary Ron Brown to sell trade mission seats for Democratic contributions. Indication that Chinese officials...

  • You can call him caught. Fineman, Howard; Breslau, Karen // Newsweek;9/15/1997, Vol. 130 Issue 11, p77 

    Focuses on the role of United States Vice President Al Gore in fund raising for the US National Democratic party. The probe ordered by US Attorney General Janet Reno; Gore's visit to a Buddhist temple in 1996; Comments by Gore; Speculation.

  • Teamsters, state/local government groups plead for delay in intrastate deregulation. Schulz, John D. // Traffic World;10/3/94, Vol. 240 Issue 1, p43 

    Reports on the request of the Teamsters union and a coalition of government associations to delay the intrastate deregulation of the trucking industry. Safety concerns in a deregulated environment; Teamsters president Ron Carey's stand on corporate special interests; United Parcel Service's...

  • Is Dodd next in line? Jacobson, Louis // National Journal;3/8/97, Vol. 29 Issue 10, p465 

    Reports on the controversy over the questionable foreign donations and large soft-money contributions for US Democratic Party's fund-raising in 1996.

  • Dialing for dollars. Stanglin, Douglas; Barone, Michael // U.S. News & World Report;9/25/95, Vol. 119 Issue 12, p33 

    Looks at reaction from some liberal Democratic legislators over the amount of campaign contributions that are going to the effort to re-elect President Bill Clinton, and the comparatively small amount of money that other Democratic candidates will receive. The amount of money that the...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics