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HouseSpeaker Gingrich ordered 2pay $300,000 for ethics violation 8

Source: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/politics/govt/leadership/stories/012297.htm House Reprimands, Penalizes Speaker By John E. Yang Washington Post Staff Writer Wednesday, January 22 1997; Page A01 The House voted overwhelmingly yesterday to reprimand House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.) and order him to pay an unprecedented $300,000 penalty, the first time in the House’s 208-year history it has disciplined a speaker for […]