Nation: Watching the Take on TV

"Now look, lean line a lot of customers up for you, members of Congress that are willing to deal with us. If you want to spend money, I'll show you how to spend it."

The cinematography was crude and the quality grainy. Even so, television viewers were treated to a rare drama last week: seeing and hearing Democratic Congressman Michael ("Ozzie") Myers of Philadelphia accepting $50,000 from an undercover FBI agent posing as an intermediary for a fictitious Arab sheik and, in return, promising to sponsor a bill to enable the sheik to settle...

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