TITLE

Congressman Shuler's aides let boss go on this trip alone

AUTHOR(S)
Kaplan, Jonathan E.; Marre, Klaus; Rothstein, Betsy; Wurman, Ilan
PUB. DATE
May 2007
SOURCE
Hill;5/24/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 63, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the plan of Rep. Heath Shuler to go for a rafting trip in Cheoah River in North Carolina. The trip aims to promote eco-tourism and rural economic development. His staff fears to join the trip so he will be accompanied with two guides. According to Andrew Whalen, spokesman of Shuler, the trip is frightening but he believes in the ability of his boss.
ACCESSION #
25413799

 

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