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  • Clinton Booed at Heartland Forum

    12/01/2007 5:50:06 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 46 replies · 443+ views ^ | December 01, 2007 |
    Clinton Booed at Heartland Forum December 01, 2007 6:04 PM ABC News' Eloise Harper reports: A day after dealing with a hostage crisis, Sen. Hillary Clinton faced a tough crowd in Iowa. Clinton did not receive the warmest of welcomes at the Heartland Form in Des Moines, IA, and although the hostage scare was mentioned, the announcer brushed it off quickly in order to get to questions. Clinton, who was forced to call in to speak to the crowd of thousands because of weather difficulties, took questions on topics from healthcare to illegal immigration. The senator was asked if she...
  • CA: Judge throws out $700 million jury award in Executive Life suit

    10/05/2005 3:03:47 PM PDT · by calcowgirl · 3 replies · 366+ views
    AP - San Diego Union-Tribune ^ | Oct 5, 2005 | ALEX VEIGA
    LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A federal judge has thrown out a $700 million punitive damages award won by the state of California in a lawsuit stemming from the takeover of failed insurer Executive Life by French investors. U.S. District Court Judge A. Howard Matz concluded Tuesday that the state's Department of Insurance was not entitled to receive the $700 million awarded by jurors in July as part of their judgment against French company Artemis SA, according to a summary of the order posted on the court's Web site. "This order addresses only the question of whether plaintiff (Insurance Commissioner) John...
  • Liberal Lunatic of the Day (5/12/2005) Judge A. Howard Matz

    05/12/2005 8:28:31 AM PDT · by Beckwith · 3 replies · 2,206+ views
    Liberal Lunacy ^ | 5/12/2005 | Beckwith
    A. Howard Matz, U.S. District Judge for the Central District of California at Los Angeles, is presiding over the trial of Hillary Clinton finance chairman David Rosen.  Rosen is facing three counts of causing false statements to be filed with the Federal Election Commission in connection with an August 2000 Hollywood gala fund-raiser that Peter Paul produced for Hillary Clinton's 2000 Senate campaign.  The government says Mr. Rosen reported that the event cost at most about $400,000.  Prosecutors contend the real cost was $1.1 million. Judge Matz began the legal process by blasting Senator Hillary Clinton's key accuser, Peter...