Justice Department drops congressional sex probe

The Justice Department, unable to substantiate charges that some members of Congress had homosexual relations with teen-age pages, is dropping its investigation, sources said Tuesday.

But the sources said the probe of cocaine use on Capitol Hill, now before a grand jury, is continuing and could drag on for some time. Rep. Robert Dornan (R) of California claimed that law-enforcement officials have listed seven members of Congress as cocaine users.

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