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Jack Abramoff

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."

Notorious Lobbyist Criticizes Reforms Brought On By Scandal

AP | By NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 01.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Jack Abramoff can't say he wasn't warned. When the now-notorious lobbyist was a rising star as Republicans expanded their power in Wash...

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.

Jack Abramoff Concludes Stint At Kosher Pizza Shop

AP | BEN NUCKOLS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

BALTIMORE — Disgraced Washington lobbyist Jack Abramoff has finished his stint working at a kosher pizzeria in Baltimore and is now on probation...

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...

VIDEO: Tom DeLay, Jack Abramoff Movie Exclusive Clip

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

While Tom DeLay faces a future behind bars, the corruption story that got him there is set to hit the big screen. Spencer Garrett portrays the disgrac...

Justice "DeLayed" Doesn't Have to Mean Justice Denied

Jackson Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jackson Williams

The Tom DeLay money laundering trial is coming to a close in Austin. Comeuppance is nigh. In 2002, DeLay's PAC sent a check for $190,000 to the RNC, which in turn delivered it to seven Texas candidates.

Black Jack

Fabio Periera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Fabio Periera

Jack Abramoff was a movie guy. The swagger; the big dreams; the restaurants; the silver-tongued philanthropy--a "you talkin' ta me" film quote machine...

HuffPost Review: Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Alex Gibney's film makes the case is that, while Spitzer absolutely did the things he admitted, he was the target of right-wing-powered federal investigations into relatively minor tax infractions.

Religion, Politics And The Return Of Ralph Reed: Is That God Or Ambition Talking?

Rabbi Eric H. Yoffie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Eric H. Yoffie

Whenever someone says, "this is not about ambition," I assume that it is. Whenever someone says, "God has spoken to me," I wonder if ego might be at work.

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...

Casino Jack

Irene Rubaum-Keller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Irene Rubaum-Keller

Hickenlooper exposes the underbelly of lobbying and dirty politics. We see what goes on behind the scenes in graphic detail.

There's No Good News for Democrats Because There's No Good News

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

The smoke signals being sent up locally going into the 2010 midterms all point to systematic failure on the part of the governing party. And yet, when has a party ever been returned to power so soon after destroying the lives of so many people?

Tom DeLay: 'No Lessons Learned' From Abramoff Scandal

The Huffington Post | Jeremy Binckes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In an interview posted online today, former House Majority Leader Rep. Tom DeLay (R-Texas) told ABC's Brian Ross that there was no lesson to be learne...

The Ground Zero Muslim Center -- How Low Can We Go?

Larry Gellman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Larry Gellman

For some reason, those who demonize all Muslims don't realize that they are holding millions of peaceful, law-abiding, tax paying, American citizens to a similar warped standard.

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...