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February 13, 2008

On February 13, 2008, All Star baseball pitcher, Roger Clemens, denied taking performance-enhancing drugs while testifying to Congress. He said he’d only taken the Blue Pill, never the Red Pill. He also said he was pretty sure that Barry Bonds … Continue reading

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June 2, 1924

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1924, all Native Americans living and born in the United States were granted US citizenship by the US Congress whether they wanted it or not.

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October 2, 1980

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1980, the Democrat Representative from Pennsylvania is expelled from Congress for his involvement in ABSCAM, the first representative to be expelled in over 100 years. Despondent over his ignoble exit from public service, Mr. … Continue reading

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September 29, 1994

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1994 the U.S. House voted to end the practice of lobbyist buying meals and entertainment for members of Congress. Hookers, blow, and campaign contributions were exempted.

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March 26, 1910

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1910 the U.S. Congress passed an amendment to the 1907 Immigration Act that barred criminals, paupers, anarchists and carriers of disease from settling in the U.S. But if the women were hot, Congress acknowledged … Continue reading

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January 30, 1798

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1798 – The first fist-fight brawl in the U.S. House of Representatives took place. Congressmen Matthew  “The Fighting Lion” Lyon of Vermont and Roger “Two Hit” Griswold of Connecticut fought on the House floor … Continue reading

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