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N.Y. Rep. Rangel Violates House Ethics, City Rules

An influential Harlem congressman who regularly criticizes his district’s lack of affordable housing enjoys four rent-stabilized apartments in that area, violating House ethics rules as well as state and city regulations in the process. Democrat Charles Rangel, chairman of the powerful House and Ways Committee, loves to rant about the…

Rep. Jefferson Linked To Another Criminal Case

A notoriously corrupt Louisiana congressman already awaiting trial for operating a massive bribery scheme has been linked to a separate criminal case involving a state lawmaker indicted for money laundering. There seems to be no end to the criminal actions of nine-term Democrat William “Dollar Bill” Jefferson, the most famous…

12 Indicted In Penn. Public Corruption Ring

A dozen Pennsylvania Democrats, including prominent lawmakers and their top aides, have been criminally charged for illegally using millions of taxpayer dollars to underwrite political campaigns. State prosecutors filed theft, conflict of interest and conspiracy charges this week after a grand jury found that legislative employees received taxpayer-funded bonuses

Democrat Votes For Sale In Alabama

Three Alabama counties are under federal investigation for voter fraud amid reports of citizens openly selling votes, casting multiple ballots and exchanging votes for a load of gravel in the recent primary election. Last month Alabama’s secretary of state launched a probe into one county (Lowndes) after reports surfaced that…

Democratic Party Bails Out Corrupt Senator

Rather than use funds for their intended purpose of electing members to the legislature, California’s Democratic Party has instead spent nearly half a million dollars (and counting?) to defend a corrupt veteran lawmaker with a history of serious ethics violations. Even loyal party insiders have expressed outrage that the party…

Pentagon Inspector General Cut To Part-Time

The new official in charge of investigating fraud and corruption at a major government agency rocked by huge contract scandals and negligence will do the job only part time, even though it clearly merits full-time attention. The Pentagon’s new inspector general, responsible for investigating waste, fraud and abuse at the…

Some States End Illegal Immigrant Tuition Break

Although ten states still grant illegal immigrants discounted public college tuition at U.S. taxpayer expense, many are beginning to reverse the outrageous and controversial policy which costs millions of dollars annually. In the last few years four states—Arizona, Colorado, Georgia and Oklahoma—have created much-needed policies to refuse in-state college

Congress Gets Worst Rating Ever

Amid unprecedented amounts of legal scandals and corruption probes, congressional approval has fallen to single digits for the first time in history, according to a national poll released this week. Earlier this year a separate poll revealed that a 14% confidence rating in the nation’s federal lawmaking bodies was the…

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