National Affairs: Guilty

Republican Congressman Walter Brehm, respected dentist from Logan, Ohio and a member of Congress for eight years, last week walked out of a Washington, D.C. courtroom in disgrace. A jury had just convicted him of extracting campaign fund kickbacks from an office clerk's salary. He was found guilty of getting $1,000 from Clerk Emma Craven, but not guilty of taking money from another clerk in his Washington office, tiny, 74-year-old Clara Soliday.

Brehm said the women just kept wanting to give: no matter how much he said no, there was the money, folded in copies of the Logan (Ohio) News, or conveniently...

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