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Senator’s Aide Admits Destroying Evidence For Him

A top aide to an indicted Pennsylvania state senator has admitted that he followed his powerful boss’s orders to destroy incriminating electronic mail sought by federal agents investigating the lawmaker for corruption. The aide was the manager of computer services for Philadelphia Democrat Vincent Fumo, who was charged last year…

New Orleans Cleanup Program Bilks Taxpayers

A taxpayer financed agency created in New Orleans to operate a home cleanup program after Hurricane Katrina instead hired politically connected contractors—including the mayor’s brother-in-law—that bilked the government out of millions of dollars. New Orleans’ embattled Mayor Ray Nagin has adamantly defended the city-chartered agency (New Orleans Affordable

Leftwing Actor Advises Obama On Middle East

Days after Barack Obama’s Muslim advisor quit over ties to a radical Islamic group an overseas newspaper is reporting that a Hollywood actor best known as a womanizer with leftwing views is advising the Democratic presidential candidate on everything from Middle Eastern policy to public speaking and body language. The…

Detroit Mayor Can’t Stay Out of Trouble

Criminal charges keep piling up for Detroit’s self-destructive mayor who recently went to jail for violating the terms of his bond in a perjury and obstruction of justice case and this week faces more trouble for violating the terms of another bond in s separate assault case. A rising star…

Fla. Gov. Gets Cash From Suspicious McCain Donor

The Republican governor said to be among John McCain’s top candidates for vice president also received questionable donations from the same controversial bundler who raised hefty sums for the Arizona senator. Acknowledging that some of the money was tainted, McCain recently returned $50,000 tied to prominent Florida businessman Harry Sargeant,…

Law Forbidding Hire Of Illegal Aliens “Unconstitutional”

An Alabama county’s policy requiring vendors to pledge in writing that they do not knowingly employ illegal immigrants is being legally challenged for being unconstitutional and a judge could decide the law’s fate next week. Located in the heart of the Tennessee Valley and sandwiched between Mississippi and Georgia, Alabama’s…

Homeland Security Dept. Hires Fired State Official

A Minnesota emergency manager fired for bilking taxpayers out of thousands of dollars and taking an unauthorized, taxpayer-financed trip during the aftermath of last year’s disastrous bridge collapse has been hired by the federal government agency in charge of protecting the nation’s transportation systems. Just six months after the high-ranking…

House Judiciary Democrats Want Immigration Raids To End

Democrats on the crucial House committee that oversees the Department of Homeland Security as well as the Justice Department have joined illegal immigrant advocates in calling for an end to federal raids at businesses that knowingly hire large numbers of illegal workers. Although the House Judiciary Committee is charged with…

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