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Senator’s Ties To Indicted Fundraiser

A popular Democrat senator, who plans to run for president in 2008, has admitted having financial ties to a shady political fundraiser known for shaking down companies that want to do business in his state. Illinois Senator Barack Obama and corrupt businessman Antoin Rezko have known each other for years,…

FBI Botches Terrorism Cases

Sloppy investigative work by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has led prosecutors to reject nearly 90% of international terrorism cases in the last year, lowering drastically the convictions of individuals the U.S. Government has identified as international terrorists. Though the numbers have peaked in the last year, the trend…

Expose Govt. Corruption, Get Shut Down

After repeatedly embarrassing the government with reports of massive wrongdoing and outright criminal behavior on the part of high-ranking officials, Congress will close the investigative agency it created to report fraud and waste of Iraq reconstruction funds. The Office of the Special Inspector General for Iraq will be shut down…

Judge Dismissive Of Public Corruption

The veteran federal judge presiding over the corruption trial of three public officials has repeatedly used dismissive comments about the seriousness of the charges and even called them idiotic. Senior District Judge John Fullam has skeptically questioned federal prosecutors and challenged them on the charges against three Delaware county officials,…

Clinton HUD Secretary’s Campaign

A top candidate in the New York Attorney General race is campaigning with claims that he eliminated waste and fraud as the nation’s housing secretary when in fact the agency was infested with corruption that ended up costing taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars. Bill Clinton’s secretary of the Department…

Another Bribed U.N. Official

A high-ranking Indian official at the scandal-plagued United Nations has been indicted for accepting bribes to steer millions of dollars in U.N. contracts to a fellow Indian businessman. As chief of the U.N.’s Commodity Procurement Section, Sanjaya Bahel was responsible for awarding contracts worth millions of dollars to companies around…

Election Violations Go Unpunished

The crucial midterm elections are only days away but the Department of Justice refuses to penalize states that continue to violate a federal law that requires upgrading outdated and mistake-prone voting systems. That means that states – such as New York and Connecticut–with numerous competitive elections that could help determine…

Judge Blocks Hazleton Law

Claiming it would cause "irreparable harm" to residents, a federal judge has blocked an eastern Pennsylvania city’s law targeting illegal immigrants just hours before it was to go in effect. Earlier this year, officials in Hazelton Pennsylvania passed the tough illegal immigration measure that revokes the business license of companies…

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