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Pelosi Blows Off Calls To Oust Rangel

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is ignoring calls from fellow lawmakers to remove a veteran Democrat representative, who has repeatedly violated ethics rules and used his office to raise money from corporations with business before him, as chair of a powerful tax-writing committee. In a hard-hitting letter signed by several outraged…

Judge Admits Longtime Affair With Prosecutor

A Texas judge has admitted under oath that for years she had an intimate romantic relationship with a prosecutor who tried numerous criminal cases in her courtroom, including the death penalty trial of a man scheduled to be executed this summer. The now retired state judge (Verla Sue Holland) and…

Police, ICE Point Blame For Freeing Violent Illegal Immigrants

For the third time in as many months local police and federal authorities have engaged in a pathetic blame game over previously arrested illegal immigrants who committed atrocious crimes after being released rather than deported. In all three tragic cases, local law enforcement officials claim they notified Immigration and Customs…

Corruption Trial To Feature Dozens Of Politicians

The upcoming public corruption trial of a prominent New Jersey lawmaker who simultaneously collected salaries from four public jobs will feature a lengthy bipartisan witness list of political heavy hitters said to be embroiled in the scandal. Dozens of high-profile New Jersey politicians are expected to take the stand in…

Another Abramoff Lobby Scandal Indictment

Yet another prominent political figure got indicted this week for his role in the biggest public corruption scandal to rock Congress, the Jack Abramoff lobbying fiasco. The massive scheme has already led to 13 convictions of lawmakers, lobbyists, congressional staffers and Bush Administration officials associated with the jailed lobbyist who…

Illegal Immigrant Arrested 16 Times Murders Three

An illegal immigrant who had been arrested 16 times by seven different local police departments throughout Colorado was allowed to remain in the U.S. long enough to murder two women and a toddler over the weekend. In a tragic case that mirrors so many others nationwide, local authorities failed to…

Governor Sued For Immigration Order

Two public college professors are suing Rhode Island’s governor to stop an executive order requiring all state contractors to check the immigration status of workers and state police and prison officials to identify illegal immigrants for possible deportation. Represented by a nationally known civil rights group, the Rhode Island College…

Rep. Rangel Conceals Thousands In Rental Income

A powerful Democrat congressman who has repeatedly violated House ethics rules and used his office to raise money from corporations with business before him, has for decades excluded rental income from a Caribbean villa on federal and state tax returns. It marks the latest in a series of violations for…

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