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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...

Judge: No Restitution Relief For Abramoff Partner In Crime

AP | By NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 11.14.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Ex-lobbyist Jack Abramoff's former partner in crime shouldn't expect relief on his appeal to reduce a $20 million restitution order. Th...

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. ...

Disgraced Lobbyist Jack Abramoff Working In Baltimore Pizza Shop

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

BALTIMORE (AP) -- Disgraced Washington lobbyist Jack Abramoff has landed a new job at a kosher pizzeria in Baltimore soon after his release from priso...

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...

Capitol Hill: Parties All the Time

Harry Hanbury | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Harry Hanbury

You do not show up to a Congressional fundraiser with a video crew and ask to speak to a member of Congress or their staff. Even just for two minutes. But that's what I did.

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.

Memo to Tom DeLay: Be Quiet, Go Away

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Schweitzer

DeLay was sanctioned three times for openly favoring lobbyists, misusing a federal agency and attempting to bribe a colleague for a vote. He claimed that Republicans were "bigger than Christ."

Prebuttal: McCain's Reform Credentials Have Turned to Sand

David Donnelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Donnelly

The John McCain who fought for campaign finance reform in the past is not the same John McCain speaking tonight. Here's what he'll claim, and what the truth really is.

The United States of Money -- Tell Us What You Think

Alex Gibney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Alex Gibney

The story of Jack Abramoff is an intriguing, stranger-than-fiction tale of Washington, D.C.'s tight knit world of members of Congress and the lobbyists who vie for their favor.

Appeals Court Throws Out Key Conviction In Abramoff Case

McClatchy Newspapers | Marisa Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A federal appeals court overturned the conviction of a former White House official Tuesday in a significant defeat for prosecutors who are overseeing ...