- Nov 24, 2009
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Excerpted from “Dan Rostenkowski, former congressman, dead at 82” By Emma Brown, Washington Post Staff Writer, The Washington Post, Wednesday, August 11, 2010; 1:41 PM
[SIZE="+2"]D[/SIZE]an Rostenkowski, 82, a product of the Chicago Democratic political machine who rose to become one of the most powerful members of the U.S. House of Representatives before he lost his seat and was jailed on felony corruption charges, died Wednesday at his home in Wisconsin. …
One of the great politicians of the twentieth century who suffered the consequences of changing ethical standards.