Sergeant, John

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Sergeant, John

(1779–1852) U.S. representative; born in Philadelphia. A lawyer from Philadelphia and a Federalist congressman (1815–29), becoming a Whig in his last term (1837–41), he chaired the Judiciary Committee and provided legal counsel to the Second Bank of the United States.
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FORMER political correspondent John Sergeant currently has a higher public profile than when he was unceremoniously shoved to one side by a press officer when Margaret Thatcher announced she would "fight on" in the dying days of her premiership.
John Sergeant attempts to find out in his new series for ITV.
But as Dave's first, fitfully funny, homegrown panel game continues, Argumental finds John Sergeant back in his comfort zone with his two left feet tucked comfortably under a desk where they belong.
It would have amused me, and maybe lots of people in the audience, but some peoplewould say: 'Herewe go, not more John Sergeant ruining a marvellous dancing competition'.
Judge Len Goodman reacts after hearing of John Sergeant's departure; John sergeant with his dance partner Kristina Rihanoff.
JOHN Sergeant - the dancing pig - received a standing ovation for his last waltz on Strictly Come Dancing last night.
HE may finally be cha cha cha-ing his way out of Strictly Come Dancing tonight but John Sergeant will soon be waltzing over to Wales.
John Sergeant and his dance partner Kristina Rihanoff.
Guest of honour at the party was former BBC chief political correspondent and ITN politicaleditor John Sergeant, who launched his career 38 years ago as a trainee on the Daily Post.
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I was going to say: 'Ladies, gentlemen and children welcome to the John Sergeant show'"