Marcus Stern
Correspondent
             
marcus.stern@copleydc.com              

AUGUST 2007
Report claims Filner pushy in '03 incident 8/22/07
Filner reportedly has run-in at airport 8/21/07

JULY 2007
Imprisoned 'Duke' tells of scope of corruption 7/18/07
Feinstein denies helping husband's firms 7/1/07

JUNE 2007

MAY 2007

APRIL 2007

MARCH 2007

FEBRUARY 2007

JANUARY 2007

DECEMBER 2006

NOVEMBER 2006

OCTOBER 2006
LaHood letter fuels partisan dispute 10/21/06

SEPTEMBER 2006


AUGUST 2006

JULY 2006

JUNE 2006
PAC fund's ties to lawmaker at issue; Lewis' daughter runs it; critics say it's unethical 6/8/06

MAY 2006
Feds raid ex-CIA official's home 5/13/06
Lewis subject of 'earmarks' investigation, source says 5/12/06
Immigration bills concern some experts 5/7/06

APRIL 2006

MARCH 2006

FEBRUARY 2006
One-time wunderkind could get 11-year term
2/25/06

JANUARY 2006
Traditional Afghan sport flourishes after Taliban 1/1/06

DECEMBER 2005
QUAKE AFTERMATH IN PAKISTAN 12/16/05
A generation of broken lives 12/14/05

QUAKE AFTERMATH IN PAKISTAN 12/14/05

NOVEMBER 2005

OCTOBER 2005
Lawmaker contacted contractor early on 10/5/05

SEPTEMBER 2005

AUGUST 2005
Cunningham case a view into political pork process

JULY 2005
Congressman's career buried by blizzard of questions on actions
Cunningham questioned over commercial use of congressional seal

Boat sale by 'Duke' made him $400,000


JUNE 2005
Cutoff of deal with feds leaves MZM out in cold
Firm in 'Duke' controversy may be sold
Procurement deal keeps lawmaker's friend busy
Cunningham says sale 'showed poor judgment'

Workers say MZM founder pressed them to give to PAC
FBI looking at sale of Cunningham home
Cunningham's Realtor a longtime contributor
Lawmaker's home sale questioned


MAY 2004
WWII memorial brings back memories for Peoria-area veterans

APRIL 2004

MARCH 2004
Spring blooms anew for northern Iraqis
Workhorses: Chinook unit hauls troops and gear for Army
Ready to come home: Chinook unit will never forget its darkest day
One year later: Freedoms, doubts in Baghdad
Marines set to enter Iraqi trouble zone
Life in the 1485th: Its been a long, hard year for Dover unit
Dover transportation unit fights danger, fatigue
Countdown: 233rd's work in Baghdad is not quite done

FEBRUARY 2004

JANUARY 2004

DECEMBER 2003

NOVEMBER 2003
233rd-trained Iraqi police unit foiled suicide car-bomb attack

OCTOBER 2003
Daily Operations: On patrol with the 233rd in Baghdad
War living: Guard members make the best of a bad situation
A woman's place is in the 233rd
The Internet helps the 233rd stay connected
For many in the 233rd, serving is a family affair
Hooters girls trades in hot wings for Humvee
Top priority of 233rd's commander is getting everyone home alive

SEPTEMBER 2003

AUGUST 2003

JULY 2003

JUNE 2003
U.S. troops face evolving, growing challenge in Iraq
Terrorism takes root in jungle of S. America

MAY 2003

APRIL 2003
Rebuilding a broken nation
Marines control uneasy Tikrit
Looters, killers ravage Mosul
Fleeing Iraqi troops left the door open
Joyous Kurds know their region is next battlefield
U.S. planes support Kurds
Unhurried on the northern front
In verdant hills, Kurds carry away the corpses
Relief, a sense of freedom emerge from rubble of war

MARCH 2003
Advancing Kurds find resort in ruins
Hussein's forces retreat along northern front
Hungry and displaced
Tensions rise to the north
Kurds' bonfires accompany shouts to defeat Hussein
Refugee camps take root
Tinderbox lies in wait as spark of war nears

Worlds apart on Chaldean crisis
Ethnic cleansing
Kurds wage deadly battle with radical Islamic warriors
LINGERING SCARS

FEBRUARY 2003
Showdown with Iraq

JANUARY 2003
INS jumps estimate of illegal immigrants
Springfield man on front line of war on terrorism 

DECEMBER 2002
IN IRAQ'S SHADOW YEMEN
In Iraq's shadow - Saudi Arabia Strained alliance
Fears over refugees, chemical warfare, Kurdish unrest and economic

NOVEMBER 2002

OCTOBER 2002

SEPTEMBER 2002
War-weary Afghans rebuild
Holes in the wall
CROSSROADS IN THE SAND
Opium's bounty 
U.S. war effort at a crucial crossroads in Afghanistan 
Faith under fire

AUGUST 2002

JULY 2002

JUNE 2002
U.S. weighs plan to keep tabs on certain visitors

MAY 2002
Imperial County to get safe-border focus
Mexican soldier's shot at U.S. agent investigated
INS overhaul to begin at top

APRIL 2002
Senate OKs bill aimed at bolstering border security

Police may gain power to enforce immigration laws

MARCH 2002
INS critics take aim at libertarians at the top
Bush is pressed on guest workers
Ridge looks to merge border agencies

FEBRUARY 2002

JANUARY 2002

November 2001

INS splits enforcement, service functions

October 2001
Jihad rooted in despair
Injured Afghan man thrust into media spotlight
Islamic schools teach fiery mix of religion, politics
Pakistan chief holds reins for now
Rallies urge support of Taliban
Shiites refugees bear war scars

September 2001  
In Pakistan protest, bin Laden hailed as hero
Armed and historically dangerous
Refugees at a crossroads
Support for U.S. prevailing in Pakistan

  
August 2001
New immigration plan raises new issues

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