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Victor Ashe takes lumps over broadcasting board

Victor Ashe, former U.S. ambassador to Poland and Knoxville mayor, has been making headlines in the national press lately.

And it isn’t all positive for the fiesty politician who roomed with former President George Bush when they were at Yale.

Ashe is making news for making waves as a member of the board that oversees the Voice of America and other government-run broadcasters.

Check out these reports.

New York Daily News: Board running Voice of America, Radio Free Europe condemned in hard-hitting probe

 Washington Post: Report blasts foreign broadcasting board for as ‘dysfunctional’ and ‘ineffectual’