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Former Convicted Felon Jim Traficant Secures Enough Signatures To Appear On Ohio Congressional Ballot

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — An elections board in Ohio says a former congressman who served time in federal prison has enough valid signatures to run aga...

Ex-Congressman Who Spent 7 Years In Jail For Corruption Gets Another Shot At Congress

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WARREN, Ohio — A convicted former congressman from Ohio has won more time to prove he collected enough petition signatures to run for Congress N...

James Traficant Comeback Denied: Ex-Con Fails To Get On Ohio Ballot

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Former Ohio U.S. Rep. James Traficant has been disqualified in his bid to return to Congress after seven years in prison beca...

Jim Traficant, Ex-Con, Running For Ohio Congressional Seat He Once Held

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WARREN, Ohio — James A. Traficant Jr., who served nearly two decades in Congress and seven years in prison for corruption, filed petitions Monda...

Traficant Won't Say If He'll Run For Congress In Ohio

AP | MEGHAN BARR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CLEVELAND — A deadline to run in Ohio's congressional Democratic primary came and went with no word from U.S. Rep. James Traficant, a former con...

James Traficant, Who Served Seven Years In Prison May Try To Return To Congress

AP | THOMAS J. SHEERAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CLEVELAND — Former Rep. James Traficant, who was recently released from prison after serving seven years for corruption, said Thursday that he i...