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D.C. Elects 2nd Convict To Council

The District of Columbia Council added a second convicted criminal to its roster this week with the election of a lobbyist whose father was a corrupt Clinton Administration official. Michael Brown, the son of Clinton Commerce Secretary Ron Brown, joins fellow convict Marion Barry as a D.C. councilman this week.…

Mayor In Corruption Probe Named Judge

A popular big-city mayor who lost a reelection bid amid a corruption investigation of his administration and several top donors has been appointed to a judgeship by the state’s governor. Although former Los Angeles Mayor James Hahn was embroiled in a huge City Hall bribery scandal, California’s Republican governor, Arnold…

Communists Celebrate Obama Win

Latin American communist leaders, including a murderous dictator and a Marxist guerilla, are thrilled that Barack Obama will be the next U.S. president and several in the largely socialist region were quick to offer congratulations. The enthusiasm is not surprising considering that two of the region’s most prominent communists—Cuba’s Fidel…

Corruption Doesn’t Hurt Legislators’ Support

Two prominent lawmakers representing opposite sides of the country pulled out reelection victories this week despite their involvement in major corruption scandals that received worldwide attention. The first shocker was Alaska Republican Senator Ted Stevens because he has actually been convicted of seven felonies. Just a few weeks ago a…

Corrupt Senator Denies Conviction

Seeking reelection today, the veteran Alaska senator recently found guilty by a jury of multiple felony corruption charges insists that he has not been convicted of anything. Ted Stevens, the longest serving Republican in the U.S. Senate, actually looked into a camera during a recent debate with his Democratic opponent…

Illegal Immigrant Population Skyrockets In Georgia

A state with an illegal immigrant population that more than doubled in the last eight years has taken major legislative measures to curb the crisis, which annually costs its legal residents close to $2 billion. The rapid increase in Georgia’s illegal alien population has pushed state lawmakers to aggressively tackle…

Mayor Admits Taking Bribes Over Decades

The longtime mayor of a northwest Chicago suburb charged with federal corruption for taking bribes throughout nearly half of his decades-long tenure has finally admitted guilt. The veteran politician, who served as Niles mayor for nearly 50 years, had firmly maintained his innocence since being arrested a few years ago…

Atty. Gen.’s Personal Travel $155,800

The federal government’s chief law enforcement officer, U.S. Attorney General Michael Mukasey, has charged U.S. taxpayers tens of thousands of dollars in less than a year to take personal trips on government jets. Although most government officials, including the head of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), are forbidden from taking…

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