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State senator convicted of mail fraud

...Miss Johnson on all five counts of mail fraud against her. Sentencing is set for Nov. 5. Miss Johnson, the first sitting senator convicted of a felony by a jury in recent memory, said she will appeal the verdict. "I cannot give up at this point...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/07/22/met_266144.shtml
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News Analysis: Race is already testing Chambliss

...ounce of political ambition. But there have been elections in Georgia when no one felt bold enough to taken on a sitting senator, such as the venerable Sam Nunn in 1990. He was able to keep both major parties happy enough with his performance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/06/11/met_131839.shtml
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Georgia General Assembly begins

...Mr. Taylor said. "(But) it would not be fair for the people of her district and ... to the Senate for a sitting senator to be in a position of trying to perform the duties expected of a senator while dealing with the post-conviction...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/01/11/met_278688.shtml
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