Cottle, Michelle
November 1999
New Republic;11/15/99, Vol. 221 Issue 20, p17
The article discusses the United States Senator and chair of the Foreign Relations Committee, Jesse Helms and his opposition to the appointment of the Senator Carol Moseley-Braun, as the ambassador to New Zealand. History of relations between the two senators; View that Helms's pique has turned the Moseley-Braun nomination as an ambassador into a fight over race and partisan pettiness; Reference to the possible financial misconduct by Moseley-Braun during her 1992 senate campaign; Investigation by the Federal Election Commission into the scandal of Moseley-Braun' campaign; Effect of Helms' opposition on Moseley-Braun's political career.


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