New evidence surfaces in Frist investigation

The investigation into Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist's (R-TN) financial dealings took another significant turn with the publication of evidence by The Washington Post which appears to contradict his claims that he had no control over his financial stake in the family business. According to Senate records obtained by the paper, Frist was notified "in writing by trustees fifteen times" between 2001 about details involving his accounts, including purchases of several million dollars of HCA stock in 2001 and 2002.

- see this article from The Washington Post

ALSO: The Tennessee heart surgeon turned politician continues to have his backers. One in-depth analysis of insider trading patterns at HCA suggests that the "insider" evidence was there for all to see. Article