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Abramoff Scandal

Ex-DeLay Aide Faces Consequences

AP | MARK SHERMAN | Posted 06.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Tony Rudy was among the first people to plead guilty in the long-running probe of influence peddling tied to Republican super-lobby...

Dan Froomkin

Jack Abramoff Takes Shots At Enemies And Protects Friends In New Book | Dan Froomkin | Posted 01.01.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Jack Abramoff doesn't name names in his new book. He does, however, take a few shots at people he felt did him wrong. In "Capitol Pun...

Dan Froomkin

Jack Abramoff, In New Book, Decries Endemic Corruption In Washington | Dan Froomkin | Posted 12.28.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former superlobbyist and ex-con Jack Abramoff describes himself in his forthcoming book as a creature of a corrupted system. "I wasn'...

Abramoff Associate On Trial -- Again

AP | NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Prosecutors are retrying an associate of disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff, although an earlier jury couldn't agree he broke the law...

Justice Department Ends Investigation Of Tom DeLay Without Criminal Charges

AP | JUAN A. LOZANO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

HOUSTON — Former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay said Monday he always knew a Justice Department probe of his ties to disgraced ex-lobbyist Jack...

Neil Volz, Abramoff Lobbyist, Now A Janitor

Washington Post | Sarah Kaufman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One thing is clear: Neil Volz is a changed man. ...

Horace Cooper Pleads Guilty: Former Labor Department Official Caught Up In Abramoff Scandal

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A former official with the Labor Department turned conservative commentator pleaded guilty Wednesday in a corrupt lobbyist case, sa...

Horace Cooper, Conservative Writer And Former Armey Aide, Charged In Abramoff Scandal

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Horace Cooper, a legal commentator, active conservative writer and blogger who served as a top aide to former House Majority Leader Dick Armey (R-Texa...

Ex-Senate Aide Charged In Abramoff Scandal

AP | NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A longtime former aide to Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran has been charged in the Jack Abramoff corruption scandal, accused of accept...

Former Gregg Aide Caught Up In Lobbying Scandal

AP | DEVLIN BARRETT and ERICA WERNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — An ex-aide to Commerce Secretary nominee Judd Gregg is under investigation for allegedly taking baseball and hockey tickets from a ...

An Open Letter to George W. Bush

Gary S. Chafetz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gary S. Chafetz

After conducting an investigation, I concluded that Jack Abramoff did not defraud his tribal clients, did not bribe any elected or appointed federal officials, and did not corrupt the political process.

GOP Lobbyist Pleads Guilty In Abramoff Scandal

AP | JESSE J. HOLLAND | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A lobbyist with ties to Jack Abramoff pleaded guilty Friday to helping supply congressional aides an all-expenses-paid trip to the ...

Abramoff Sentenced To Four Years For Corruption

AP | MATT APUZZO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Jack Abramoff, the once powerful lobbyist at the heart of a far-reaching political corruption scandal, was sentenced to four years ...

Bob Ney Getting Out Of Jail This Weekend

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CINCINNATI — A prison Web site says former Ohio congressman Bob Ney is scheduled for release from a halfway house after serving his time in conn...

New Records Expose Abramoff Ties To Alaska Lawmaker

Anchorage Daily News | Richard Mauer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Don Young has said he never allowed convicted lobbyist Jack Abramoff to be an influential force over him in Congress. But now a trove of old bil...