- Newsmaker: Campaign Contributions and Enron-Andersen Inquiry
Senate and House committees have both rushed to investigate the collapse of Enron and the involvement of Andersen, its big-five accounting firm. But today's Los Angeles Times reports that the companies' campaign donations to committee members could complicate the investigation. Mark Fineman wrote the story.
- Reporter's Notebook: Saudis Might Oust US
One of Osama bin Laden's principal goals is to get the US military out of Saudi Arabia, which guards the holy places of Mecca and Medina. Today's Washington Post reports that the Saudis are "increasingly uncomfortable" with America's military presence. Robert Kaiser, who co-authored the story, attributes the discomfort to a divergence of strategic views.
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