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Senator May Testify In Own Corruption Trial

The nation’s longest serving Republican senator, Alaska’s Ted Stevens, may testify in his corruption trial which has featured testimony from political heavy hitters such as former Secretary of State Colin Powell. In July Stevens was charged with hiding hundreds of thousands of dollars in gifts from an oil company seeking…

Obama Got Earmarks For Wife’s Cousin, Donors

Shortly after launching his political career as a state legislator, Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama steered hundreds of thousands of tax dollars to his family and financial supporters. The Illinois State Senate documents the Obama presidential campaign doesn’t want the public to see document how he allocated substantial amounts of…

Fla. Congressman Pays Mistress Hush Money

A married U.S. congressman who promised to restore morality after a sex scandal forced his predecessor to resign is giving a disgruntled mistress tens of thousands of dollars to avoid being sued. Democrat Tim Mahoney, who represents West Palm Beach Florida in the U.S. House, campaigned with promises of making…

Ohio Election Sec. Violates Federal Law

For the second time in a few days, a court has ruled against the top election official in a key swing state forecasted to play a crucial role in the upcoming presidential election. Ohio Secretary of State Jennifer Brunner received her second court defeat of the month, when a federal…

Bomb Victim Chastises Obama’s Terrorist Ties

A New York councilman whose home was bombed by Barack Obama’s friend and political mentor chastised the Illinois senator’s close relationship with the violent, Vietnam-era radical who was once a fugitive from U.S. justice. Obama has worked hard to distance himself William Ayers, the co-founder of the domestic terrorist group…

Illegal Immigrants Hold 5 Million Fraudulent Mortgages

A seldom-reported fact that has greatly contributed to the nation’s financial crisis is that millions of illegal immigrants across the U.S. have fraudulent home mortgages and many have defaulted. The illegal aliens obtained the loans from banks that were pressured by the government to offer them. In fact, the agency…

Fraud In Foreign Worker Visa Program

An internal government investigation reveals widespread fraud in a special visa program that allows U.S. employers to hire educated foreign guest workers for specialty occupations. Designed to enable foreign professionals—such as engineers, doctors, scientists and lawyers—make valuable contributions to the American economy, the H-1B visa permits U.S. companies to

Pelosi Wants Billions More For Jobless, Food Stamps

A week after the $700 billion government bailout passes, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is calling on her colleagues to approve an additional $150 billion economic stimulus package to increase food stamps, extend benefits for the long-term unemployed and prevent cuts in public healthcare coverage for the uninsured. The veteran San…

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