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Corruption

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Associated Press

"I have no fear whatsoever about any investigation into me or my personal or professional activities," Tom DeLay said in a statement to constituents. At the same time, he said the voters of his Houston-area district "deserve a campaign

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Associated Press

Former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay touched by a lobbying scandal that ensnared his former top aides and cost the Republican his leadership post, won't seek re-election to Congress and intends to resign. See also: http://tinyurl.com/rvl2r

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Washington Post

The pending resignation of former House majority leader Tom DeLay (R-TX), once one of the most powerful lawmakers in Washington, comes amid a federal criminal investigation that already has reached into his inner circle of longtime advisers. DeLay fa

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Toledo Blade

"Tom Noe saw a golden money pot and he wanted a piece of it. The Republicans in Washington were all too willing to help out their friends if they gave enough to the campaigns." Mr. Noe became a Bush "Pioneer" raising at least $

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CBS News

A former top aide to Rep. Tom DeLay pleaded guilty to conspiracy and promised to cooperate with a federal investigation of bribery and lobbying fraud that has so far netted 3 convictions and prompted calls for ethics reform in Congress.

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Associated Press

The Kansas Republican [US Congessman] bought the historic Capitol Hill town house for $410,000 on Dec. 15, 2000. That was $19,000 less than the US Family Network paid for the home about 2 years earlier, despite a sharp rise in real estate values duri

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Asia Times

Consider what it means to live in an unacknowledged state of military Keynesianism, garrisoning the planet, and with an imperial budget - a real yearly Pentagon budget - of perhaps three-quarters of a trillion dollars.

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Houston Chronicle

Rep. Tom DeLay can't rest easy until it becomes clear what Abramoff has told prosecutors about their relationship during extensive debriefing sessions before and since his guilty plea in January.

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USA Today

The case was brought by two former Custer Battles employees under a Civil War-era law that allows individuals to file lawsuits in secret on behalf of the government. Under the law, the cases are sealed while the government determines whether to join

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Texas Observer

Abramoff was so closely tied to the Bush Administration that he could, and did, charge two of his clients $25,000 for a White House lunch date and a meeting with the President. From the same two clients he took to the White House in May 2001, Abramof

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Arizona Daily Star

The Arizona auditor general is investigating whether five former executives of the High Intensity Drug Traffic Area program acted improperly when they arranged raises of from 26 percent to 88 percent for themselves as part of the transfer of their jo

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DCCC

House Resources Committee, Rep. Richard Pombo (R-CA) has a long, sordid history of treating the US Treasury as a personal slush fund that might finally be catching up with him. So let's get caught up ourselves: “This August, my family and I rente

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