James Traficant

James Anthony Traficant Jr (May 8, 1941 – September 27, 2014) was a Democratic, and later independent, politician and member of the United States House of Representatives from Ohio. He represented the 17th Congressional District, which centered on his hometown of Youngstown and included parts of three counties in northeast Ohio's Mahoning Valley.

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  • America First
    May 1996

    America First

    On January 24, I introduced a resolution condemning the court-martial in Germany of U.S. Army Specialist Michael New, who refused to wear the insignia of the United Nations on his uniform.

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