Thursday, April 19, 2007

Doolittle Raid Marked by Raid on Doolilttle

FBI agents have raided Rep John Doolittle's (R-CA) home in northern Virginia. No word on what they were looking for -- but the Congressman has been under investigation for ties to Jack Abramoff -- the lobbyist now serving time in prison on corruption charges.

Interesting historical fact: This "Doolittle Raid" happened on Friday, April13th. But the story broke Thursday -- 65 years to the day after THE Doolittle Raid on Tokyo, April 18, 1942. (Roll Call via

UPDATE: AP reports Rep Doolittle has given up his seat on the powerful House Appropriations Committee because of the investigation. (AP)

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