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Michael McAuliff

Toxic Stock Syndrome: Why Iran Ties, Hypocrisy And Conflicts of Interest Are OK In Congress | Michael McAuliff | Posted 11.01.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Most Americans probably wouldn't guess members of Congress would invest in a company that has any link to Iran. Nor would they likely im...

Ryan J. Reilly

The Only Form Of Corruption The Supreme Court Cares About Is Almost Impossible To Prosecute | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 04.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In striking down long-standing campaign contribution limits last week, Chief Justice John Roberts wrote that the right to donate to as m...

Senator John McCain's Born Identity

Cliff Schecter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cliff Schecter

Whether most journalists have been willing to see it or not, John McCain is not a statesman, nor has he ever been. He's a petulant bomb thrower. He's Simon Cowell in a suit.

Former U.S. Attorney condemns Bush White House Interference with Corruption Probe

Murray Waas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Murray Waas

With the 2006 mid-term elections approaching, a top aide to Karl Rove warned Harriett Miers that a Republican congressman's re-election was in serious jeopardy. Newly published emails show what happened next.

Former U.S. Attorney Condemns Bush White House Interference With Renzi Probe

Murray Waas | Posted 07.01.2011 | Politics
Murray Waas

As chronicled in a series of White House e-mails published Tuesday, Harriet Miers pressed a Justice Department official to issue a statement that would vindicate Rep. Rick Renzi.

Rick Renzi Corruption Charges: Five More Filed

The Hill | Susan Crabtree | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Justice Department has expanded its case against former Rep. Rick Renzi (R-Ariz.), adding five new corruption charges. Prosecutors added insuranc...

Rick Renzi Unsuccessfully Tries To Get Evidence Tossed

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A judge has rejected former Rep. Rick Renzi's attempts to prevent a majority of the evidence gathered from wiretaps and search warrants, as well as in...

Renzi's Lawyers Argue Bush DOJ Leaked Info For Political Gain On Eve Of Election

Talking Points Memo | Justin Elliott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

We now have the lawyers of a former Republican Congressman arguing that the Bush Administration encouraged the Justice Department to leak information ...

Bush Administration Tipped Off Corrupt GOP Rep. To Wiretap: Officials

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the fall of 2006, one day after the Justice Department granted permission to a U.S. attorney to place a wiretap on a Republican congressman suspect...

Time To Stop Paying Lameduck Members of Congress If They Stop Showing Up For Work

Mark Nickolas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Nickolas

14 of the 26 non-voting members are lameducks who seem less interested in saving anything except their fat paychecks.

Rule by Thieves

John W. Whitehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John W. Whitehead

We, the taxpayers, will be the ones to pay the bill when it comes due.

2006 Arizona CD-01 General Election:
Renzi (R-i) vs Simon (D)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

AZ-01: Renzi vs Simon

McCain Doesn't Know If Indicted Congressman Still Chairing His Campaign

Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John McCain says indicted Arizona Congressman Rick Renzi is no longer taking part in his presidential campaign. McCain told reporters in Phoenix on M...

House GOP Funk Worsens

The Politico | John Bresnahan and Josh Kraushaar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

For National Republican Congressional Committee Chairman Tom Cole (Okla.), every week seems to bring a new set of problems. On Saturday night, things ...

Rick Renzi Indicted: McCain Co-Chair Hit For Fraud, Extortion

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Scroll to the bottom for updates as the story unfolds GOP Arizona Rep. Rick Renzi -- the co-chairman of Sen. John McCain's campaign in Arizona -- has...