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Trial Starts For Contractor Who Bribed Lawmakers

The prominent defense contractor who served as a Republican presidential and gubernatorial campaign finance chairman will go on trial this week for bribing a jailed congressman with cash, luxury items and even prostitutes. More than a dozen House members from both parties have been subpoenaed in the San Diego trial…

Rep. Doolittle Fights Subpoena For Records

An embattled congressman is fighting a federal subpoena for records that could criminally link him to convicted lobbyist Jack Abramoff, saying the Constitution forbids the executive branch from intervening in legislative affairs. In its ongoing Abramoff influence-peddling investigation, the Department of Justice is aggressively seeking evidence that could tie

Pelosi Promotes Illegal Immigrant Agenda

Pandering to Hispanics at a Texas university located minutes from the Mexican border, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi advocated her open-border policy and touted legislation that will give illegal immigrants reduced college tuition and U.S. citizenship. Although Pelosiâ??s address at the annual Hispanic Engineering, Science and Technology conference was not

Jihadist Appointed To Virginia State Commission

Virginiaâ??s Democrat governor appointed the head of an extremist Islamic group who publicly advocates â??the jihad wayâ? to an important new state commission. Like a good politician, Gov. Timothy Kaine claimed ignorance and said he had no idea about his new appointeeâ??s radical history until damaging videos appeared on a…

U.S. Northern Border A High Security Risk

While security along the U.S.-Mexico border has been fortified to combat illegal immigration and drug smuggling, security along the vast Canadian border is so scarce that smugglers could easily sneak radio active material or other lethal contraband into the country. To document how dangerously vulnerable Americaâ??s northern border is, undercover…

$100 Million Illegal Immigrant County Drain

A U.S. county near the Mexican border spent $101.5 million on public services for illegal immigrants in the last year and officials plan to bill the president because the federal government has failed miserably to enforce immigration laws and municipalities shouldnâ??t get stuck with the exorbitant cost. Armed with a…

Alaska Rep. Kott Guilty Of Taking Oil Co. Bribes

A veteran Republican Alaska lawmaker has been convicted by a federal jury of corruption for accepting bribes from a major oil services company in exchange for his support of a state tax law that would translate into millions of dollars in profits. The conviction is part of a widespread corruption…

Fla. Officials Got Illegal Cash From Developer

A shady developer who got a Florida congressman to steer millions of federal dollars to his flawed inner city project has been arrested and charged with felonies for illegally reimbursing employees for campaign contributions to various elected officials. The developer, Dennis Stackhouse, made headlines in south Florida earlier this month…

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