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Jack Abramoff

Abramoff Says He's Still Capable Of Making Millions

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 03.21.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Jack Abramoff is sitting in a Starbucks just south of Dupont Circle. He is not wearing his infamous black hat. Or any hat at all. He...

Jack Abramoff, Fallen Lobbyist, Visits Alma Mater Beverly Hills High School

Nina Vir | Posted 05.08.2012 | Teen
Nina Vir

Notable Beverly alumni include Angelina Jolie, Betty White, Nicholas Cage, and Leighton Meester. Meeting Jack Abramoff, an alumni who became a notorious political figure, was very interesting.

Paul Blumenthal

Tribes Doubt Jack Abramoff's Conversion | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 03.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On Monday night, the National Press Club played host to the country's most infamous lobbyist, Jack Abramoff. Sitting in the front row we...

Corruption Watchdogs Have a Hot New Blogger: Jack Abramoff

Steve Clemons | Posted 04.04.2012 | Media
Steve Clemons

Holy Indian reservation roulette wheels Batman! The newly launched Republic Report, an anti-corruption blog focusing on how self-interested dollars are warping the public-interest responsibilities of America's democratic institutions, has actually hired convicted felon Jack Abramoff to be one of its lead bloggers.

Four Reasons GOP Lawmakers Aren't Backing Gingrich

Corbin Hiar | Posted 03.25.2012 | Politics
Corbin Hiar

Why are GOP lawmakers so reluctant to support their former colleague? Here are a few of the likely reasons.

Jack Abramoff, Joe Sestak & Others Debate SOPA

Debating SOPA | Jonathan Larsen | Posted 03.17.2012 | Politics

Chris leads a debate on the controversial Stop Online Piracy Act, with NBCUniversal Executive Vice President and General Counsel Rick Cotton and Reddi...

Paul Blumenthal

When Rick Santorum Embraced Lobbyists | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 01.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Behind the sweater vests, the faith and family, and the self-definition as a congressional reformer lies another Rick Santorum. This Ric...

Fixing Congress and Finding Peace: An Interview With Jack Abramoff

Matt Bieber | Posted 03.04.2012 | Politics
Matt Bieber

I liked him. And I wasn't alone -- not even close. Here was a guy who'd been about as bad as you can be with a tie on, and he seemed to have come around. Sure, it had taken prison to get him there, but so what?

Amanda Terkel

Jack Abramoff Seeking Cash On Road To Redemption | Amanda Terkel | Posted 12.04.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Looking to host an event and have $25,000 to spare on the entertainment? You could hire Snooki. Or maybe you'd prefer famous Notre D...

The NRA's Biggest Gun: Grover Norquist and the Decline of (True) Freedom

Josh Horwitz | Posted 01.22.2012 | Politics
Josh Horwitz

From suppressing the democratic aspirations of millions of Africans to helping corporations fleece taxpayers to pushing worker/employer relations back to the Gilded Age, Norquist has proven by his actions that his brand of "freedom" is every bit as tainted as the NRA's.

Paul Blumenthal

Would You Trust This Man? | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 11.16.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- He was once the most reviled man in Washington, the latest embodiment of Washington corruption. Now, ex-lobbyist Jack Abramoff is trying...

Winning Old Post Office Redevelopment Plan May Be Accounced This Week

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.14.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The Old Post Office Pavilion and its clock tower on Pennsylvania Avenue NW were nearly demolished a handful of times in the past century...

Top 5 White Collar Criminals Ever | David Moye | Posted 01.13.2012 | Crime

As the world's eyes turn to Wall Street as a source of financial distress, maybe its time to look at the corporate criminals who have decimated our fi...

Disgraced Lobbyist Seeks Limelight

The New York Times | Posted 01.12.2012 | Politics

High over Central Park, in a private screening room on the 51st floor of the Time Warner Center last Sunday night, Jack Abramoff, the onetime supervil...

Disgraced Lobbyist Claims Lawmakers Broke The Rules

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.11.2012 | Politics

Disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff recently revealed that several lawmakers have bragged to him about insider stock trading. Abramoff said in an inte...

Junkie Pride

Gary S. Chafetz | Posted 01.11.2012 | Politics
Gary S. Chafetz

During his Sixty Minutes interview, I was not surprised to see that Abramoff was his usual likeable and articulate self. I was surprised, however, that Abramoff responded to his interviewer, Leslie Stahl, with almost "junkie pride."

Jason Linkins

New Abramoff Book Details Relationship With Redskins Owner Dan Snyder | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.03.2012 | Media

Jack Abramoff is best known as a disgraced former lobbyist who was convicted in 2006 on charges related to a massive public corruption probe that resu...

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'...

The NRA Knows Corruption. Just Ask Jack Abramoff.

Josh Horwitz | Posted 12.04.2011 | Politics
Josh Horwitz

When NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre speaks of corruption and conspiracy, he knows what he's talking about. After all, two high-profile and powerful members of the NRA Board of Directors were involved in the biggest American political corruption scandal of the last decade.

Paul Blumenthal

Rick Perry's K Street Project | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.17.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In his 2010 book "Fed Up!" Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry explained his displeasure with what he called the spending culture in Washin...

Meet The Graphics Guru Who Is Revolutionizing The Way We See Data

The Information Sage | Posted 07.13.2011 | Books

One day in the spring of 2009, Edward Tufte, the statistician and graphic design theorist, took the train from his home in Cheshire, Connecticut, to W...

Casino Jack (A Mayor Koch Review)

Ed Koch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ed Koch

The dramatized account of the rise and fall of corrupt Washington lobbyist Jack Abramoff will fascinate--and enrage--you. Kevin Spacey is terrific, as...

Kevin Spacey Gambles on Casino Jack and Gets a Golden Globe Nomination (INTERVIEW)

Brad Balfour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Brad Balfour

Tackling Jack Abramoff gave Kevin Spacey a chance to humanize the man, address Washington's political malaise, and, during this roundtable discussion, elaborate on his process as an actor.

The Agenda: Play Camera Film Fests, Groupie Love, and Jack Abramoff

Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Los Angeles is a film town, but that doesn't mean it's all Hollywood. Watch movies made by toy cameras at the Toy Camera Film Festival, check out a do...