Aug 30, 1984: Then-Congressman Lyle Williams, right, a Republican anomaly ...

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Photo by Robert K. Yosay | published: November 8, 2008

Aug 30, 1984: Then-Congressman Lyle Williams, right, a Republican anomaly in the heavily Democratic 17th District, shakes the hand of the opponent who would finally oust him from a three-term run in the U.S. House, James A. Traficant Jr. Traficant, then-Mahoning County sheriff, went on to serve 17 years in the House himself before being sent to prison in 2002 for eight years for racketeering, bribery, obstruction of justice and tax evasion.



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