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Foley Sex Scandal Highlights Need for Political Crisis Management

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Prospects for Republicans in Congress have worsened since the exploits of ex-Congressman Mark Foley, a Republican, were revealed. Americans are learning more each day about his come-ons to teen pages. And now it appears that his colleagues in the House were warned of his activities. 

The scandal has created headaches for Republicans. To get an insider’s view of how such political crises are managed and mismanaged, Full Focus turns to a damage control expert to tell us what’s the first thing to do, what should never happen and how to recover from political missteps. Mark Fabiani was hired as special counsel to help former President Clinton in the aftermath of the Monica Lewinsky scandal.   

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  • Mark Fabiani, special counsel to the San Diego Chargers, former special counsel to President Clinton.

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