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Did Congressman Exchange Sex For Federal Dollars?

The FBI is investigating whether a married Florida congressman who paid a disgruntled mistress $121,000 in hush money also secured millions of taxpayer dollars for a county in his district because he was having a second affair with a high-level official. A few days ago Tim Mahoney, a Democrat who…

Criminal Aliens Freed In U.S. Rather Than Deported

Tens of thousands of foreign nationals, including violent convicted criminals, who have been ordered deported from the U.S. are instead released into the general population because their native countries won’t take them back. An alarming investigation conducted by one of the key federal agencies in charge of protecting national security…

Biden Family Gets Millions In Campaign Cash

Although lawmakers from both political parties regularly use campaign cash to pay family members the practice raises ethical questions, especially when it involves millions of dollars and a vice presidential candidate. Nearly every senator—Democrat and Republican alike—from the nation’s 50 states has used campaign money to pay family members fees…

Ineligible Felons Vote In Battleground State

The crucial swing state still haunted by the 2000 presidential election "hanging chad" debacle has allowed more than 30,000 felons, who should have been stripped of their voting rights, to remain registered for the upcoming election. It marks yet another embarrassment in Florida’s documented history of voting gaffes, the most…

Senator May Testify In Own Corruption Trial

The nation’s longest serving Republican senator, Alaska’s Ted Stevens, may testify in his corruption trial which has featured testimony from political heavy hitters such as former Secretary of State Colin Powell. In July Stevens was charged with hiding hundreds of thousands of dollars in gifts from an oil company seeking…

Obama Got Earmarks For Wife’s Cousin, Donors

Shortly after launching his political career as a state legislator, Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama steered hundreds of thousands of tax dollars to his family and financial supporters. The Illinois State Senate documents the Obama presidential campaign doesn’t want the public to see document how he allocated substantial amounts of…

Fla. Congressman Pays Mistress Hush Money

A married U.S. congressman who promised to restore morality after a sex scandal forced his predecessor to resign is giving a disgruntled mistress tens of thousands of dollars to avoid being sued. Democrat Tim Mahoney, who represents West Palm Beach Florida in the U.S. House, campaigned with promises of making…

Ohio Election Sec. Violates Federal Law

For the second time in a few days, a court has ruled against the top election official in a key swing state forecasted to play a crucial role in the upcoming presidential election. Ohio Secretary of State Jennifer Brunner received her second court defeat of the month, when a federal…

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