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Jack Abramoff Scandal

Paul Blumenthal

Did Congress Really Delete A Key Disclosure Rule For Lobbyist Gifts? Not Really.

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 07.01.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It sounds so typical of Congress. An unnoticed committee action makes it harder for the public to figure out who's paying for private tr...

Jack Abramoff: Supreme Court Justices 'Just Don't Get' How Money Influences Politics

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 04.18.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Former lobbyist Jack Abramoff disagrees with the Supreme Court's April 2 ruling on campaign finance limits, which knocked down the overall limits on w...

Island Governor Impeached For Massage

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 02.11.2013 | Politics

The governor of the Northern Mariana Islands was impeached last week by the territorial House on 13 articles, among them that he had a federal prisone...

Federal Court Upholds Conviction Of Lobbyist In Abramoff Scandal

AP | JESSE J. HOLLAND | Posted 03.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court on Friday refused to overturn the conviction of the only lobbyist to go to trial on charges of bribing publ...

DeLay, Abramoff Meet For Lunch

Posted 12.05.2012 | Politics

Two former Washington power players taken down by scandal were reunited on Wednesday for a lunch meeting between old friends. Jack Abramoff, the d...

John Celock

Misconduct 'Poster Child' Promote Ethics Reform

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 08.09.2012 | Politics

CHICAGO -- Jack Abramoff, the lobbyist who went to prison after pleading guilty to a series of corruption crimes, stressed the need for ethics in gove...

Jack Abramoff Gets A Radio Show

AP | Posted 09.10.2012 | Media

WASHINGTON (AP) — Disgraced Washington lobbyist Jack Abramoff has a new talk radio show to offer advice on reforming politics. Premie...

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.

Abramoff Accomplice In Hot Water Again Over Knife Incident

AP | By NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 02.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A former aide to Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran convicted in the Jack Abramoff lobbying scandal must spend 15 weekends in jail after gett...

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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

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...

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...

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.

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...

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...

Jack Abramoff Got Kosher Pizza Shop Job For 'Business Savvy,' Marketing

AP | BEN NUCKOLS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

BALTIMORE — A lively mix of regulars and families with small children ate lunch at a kosher pizzeria in northwest Baltimore on Wednesday, and se...

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...

Jack Abramoff Working At Kosher Pizzeria, Still A Putz

Benyamin Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Benyamin Cohen

Jack Abramoff, he of felonious fame, is now working at a kosher pizza joint in Baltimore. As part of his "community service," Abramoff will spend six months working at Tov Pizza.

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...

What It's Like To Go Down With The Ship In Politics

Lisa Baron | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lisa Baron

In politics, if your boss crosses the line then it's ultimately your career that suffers. It's called being "Abramoff'd", and it's what happened to me while working for Ralph Reed, despite that my hands are clean.

Emily Miller: Jack Abramoff Scandal Still Hurts

The Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

She claims to be well past the events that turned her into a pawn in the Jack Abramoff lobbying scandal, but as she talks about each twist and turn, t...

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.

GOP Lobbyist Pleads Guilty In Abramoff Scandal

AP | JESSE J. HOLLAND | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A lobbyist with ties to Jack Abramoff pleaded guilty Friday to helping supply congressional aides an all-expenses-paid trip to the ...

Abramoff Sentenced To Four Years For Corruption

AP | MATT APUZZO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Jack Abramoff, the once powerful lobbyist at the heart of a far-reaching political corruption scandal, was sentenced to four years ...