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By James Rogan,Newt Gingrich

As one of many top contributors of the home Judiciary Committee that impeached President invoice Clinton, James Rogan's position within the pantheon of conservative heroes is still secure. But that's simply a part of an grand lifestyles tale that includes extra drama than present in ten lives.   

Born to a unmarried mom - a cocktail waitress and convicted felon on welfare - Rogan grew up with out understanding his father who deserted him prior to his birth.

After a rough-and-tumble formative years in San Francisco's hardscrabble challenge District, he used to be expelled from highschool, turned a bartender on Hollywood's sundown Strip and in a Hells Angels biker bar, and labored as a porn theater bouncer.

Along the best way he met a tender Arkansas attorney and flesh presser who instructed him to check legislation and join a distinct type of bar.  

In time, Rogan scrapped his means via collage and legislation tuition, turned a gang homicide DA in l. a. prosecuting Crips and Bloods, after which turned a kingdom courtroom pass judgement on, majority chief of his kingdom legislature, and eventually received a seat within the US condo of Representatives from Southern California.  

In 1998, as a Republican at the condominium Judiciary Committee, he came across himself assisting to steer the impeachment of the President of the USA, invoice Clinton - a similar Arkansas attorney who instructed him to enter legislations and politics 20 years prior.  

Rough Edges is brim-full of untamed stories, humor, and enjoyable. Rogan tells an enticing tale that might make you chortle and cry, and may be the main sincere political memoir ever written. contains a 16-page B&W photograph insert.

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