Tuesday, May 30, 2006


I'm not real fond of Harry Reid. Never have been. Two things in this article struck me. 1.) HE was a boxer? Hard to believe. 2.) Check out who he's hanging with at the fights.

AP: Senate Leader Took Free Boxing Tickets

Associated Press Writer
Posted May 30 2006, 5:12 AM EDT

WASHINGTON -- Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid, who has criticized Republican ethics, accepted free ringside tickets to three professional boxing matches from Nevada officials who were trying to influence his federal legislation regulating the sport.

Reid, D-Nev., took the free seats for Las Vegas fights between 2003 and 2005 from the Nevada Athletic Commission as he pressed legislation to increase federal oversight of boxing, including the creation of a government commission.

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