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Rep. Owens Will Reimburse Cost of Taiwan Trip

The congressman who last year took a $22,000 four-day trip to Taiwan organized by lobbyists said Friday that he will personally reimburse the university that paid for the trip.

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Lobbyists Arranged N.Y. Congressman’s $20,000 Trip To Taiwan

Though rules laid down by the House Ethics Committee expressly forbid participation in lobbyist-organized trips, Rep. Bill Owens and his wife took a four-day tour of Taiwan late last year that was arranged by lobbyists with ex-New York Sen. Al D’Amato’s firm, Park Strategies.

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Dems Win N.Y. Consolation Prize

They may have lost the governorships of New Jersey and Virginia, but Democrats expanded their majority in the House of Representatives by one seat Tuesday. Bill Owens won a surprise victory after a bizarre race that saw a third-party conservative candidate drive the Republican in this staunchly GOP district out of the running and into the arms of the Democrats.

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