Jane Harman's husband purchases Newsweek magazine                                                                                                                                                                                                                           By Art Marroquin Staff Writer Stereo industry magnate Sidney Harman, isoptin the husband of South Bay Rep. Isoptin Jane Harman, isoptin will purchase Newsweek magazine from The Washington Post Co., isoptin the magazine announced Monday. Harman, isoptin 91, isoptin was among several suitors who placed a bid for Newsweek since it was put up for sale earlier this year by the Post Co., isoptin which has owned the political weekly magazine since 1961. "Newsweek is a national treasure, isoptin" Sidney Harman, isoptin founder and chairman emeritus of Stamford, isoptin Conn.-based Harman International, isoptin said in a written statement. Isoptin "I am enormously pleased to be succeeding The Washington Post Co. Isoptin and the Graham family and look forward to this great journalistic, isoptin business and technological challenge, isoptin" he said. Republican congressional candidate Mattie Fein, isoptin who is running for Jane Harman's coastal South Bay seat in the November election, isoptin blasted the purchase in a letter Monday to The Washington Post Co. Fein claims Harman would try to kill stories that were unflattering to the congresswoman or the Democratic Party. She cited a similar instance in2004, isoptin when the veteran lawmaker urged the New York Times not to publish a story about the National Security Agency's domestic eavesdropping program. "Jane Harman is notorious for attempting to cripple the role of the press in providing organized scrutiny of government and exposing government wrongdoing, isoptin" Fein said. Jane Harman disputed Fein's claims, isoptin saying she does not have a stake in the magazine and that her husband will run it as he sees fit. Full article at: