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Test Bombs Get By Federal Airport Screeners

Airport security screeners at the federal agency created to protect the nationâ??s transportation system after the 2001 terrorist attacks missed hundreds of fake bombs during tests. The covert exercises were held at three major airports to see if the suspicious items could be smuggled into secure areas. Simulated explosives were…

Hookers Testify About Bribed Congressman

Testimony in the trial of a prominent defense contractor accused of bribing a jailed congressman has resembled a sleazy soap opera with sordid details of the lawmaker engaging with prostitutes in a hot tub at a lavish Hawaiian resort. Even the hookers testified before federal prosecutors rested their case this…

Democrats Take Cash From Indicted Law Firm

Prominent Democrats continue receiving lucrative contributions from a powerhouse New York law firm even though a partner has pleaded guilty to conspiracy and the entire firm has been federally indicted for fraud and bribery. As one of the nationâ??s leading securities class-action law firms, Milberg Weiss employees and partners have…

Nearly 80 U.S. Visits For TB Infected Mexican

The government agency that secures the nationâ??s borders and brags about protecting the American people allowed a Mexican national infected with a highly contagious form of tuberculosis to enter the U.S. nearly 80 times in the last year. The infected man, described as a businessman from Juarez Mexico, entered the…

Illegal Immigration Law Slipped Into Senate Bill

Legislation to give illegal immigrants reduced college tuition and U.S. citizenship will be slipped into a Health and Human Services bill to avoid the strong bipartisan challenge that has prevented it from becoming law for years. Since 2001 immigration advocates have fought to pass the DREAM Act to allow illegal…

Hillary Is Undisputed Tainted Money Champ

Hillary Clinton by far leads all presidential contendersâ??both Democrat and Republican–for having the largest amount of shady donors and in just a few months she has returned nearly $1.3 million in questionable donations from scandal-plagued sources. The New York Senator has refunded more than triple the amount of campaign cash…

Trial In Ohio Political Corruption Scandal

A federal trial this week in Akron could be the final chapter in a two-year public corruption scandal that has rocked Ohio politics with more than a dozen convictions, including a former Republican governor. The scandal emerged from a 2005 case that began with a prominent Republican donor (Tom Noe)…

9th Circuit Lets Convicted Immigrant Stay In U.S.

Claiming that the crime was not base, vile or depraved, a federal appeals court has reversed a lower court ruling calling for the deportation of a Mexican immigrant convicted of having sex with a minor. Alberto Quintero was convicted and served an 11-month prison sentence after admitting that he had…

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