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James Traficant

Former Ohio Rep. James Traficant Dies After Accident

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 09.27.2014 | Politics

Former U.S. Rep. James Traficant Jr., who spent time in prison on corruption charges, died Saturday, according to the Vindicator. Traficant, 73, wa...

Boehner-McConnell: The Movie

Martin Nolan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Martin Nolan

Both Boehner and McConnell have deluded themselves into believing they have already triumphed. Health care was to be Obama's Waterloo, but he won that battle. Those he defeated have become Napoleons.

Will Ethics Matter in 2010?

Melanie Sloan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Melanie Sloan

Several ethically compromised current or ex-officeholders -- including at least two convicted on corruption charges -- are planning or considering races for Congress or governor.

Jason Linkins

James Traficant Is Out Of Jail And On Hardball | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

This afternoon, on Hardball, Chris Matthews hosted an interview with James Traficant, the Youngstown, Ohio Democratic Representative best known for hi...

James Traficant, Ex-Congressman, Released From Prison: Should Someone Call The Fashion Police? (PHOTOS, POLL)

Huffington Post | Hilary Moss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Former Ohio representative James A. Traficant Jr. was released from prison on Wednesday after serving seven years for bribery, racketeering and fraud....