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Congressman Flood is indicted

"I have been doing all the dirty work, and the old man has been getting all the gravy." So Stephen Elko reportedly complained to the FBI about his former boss, Daniel Flood, 74, a 30-year Congressman from Wilkes-Barre, Pa., and the flamboyant head of the powerful House Appropriations Subcommittee for Labor and HEW. Largely on the basis of Elko's testimony, a Los Angeles federal grand jury last week indicted Flood on three charges of perjury, including one stemming, from a statement he made denying receipt of $5,000 in bribes to help some now-defunct West Coast trade schools.


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