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Politico

White House loyalists have begun arguing that clemency for I. Lewis “Scooter” Libby -- either a pardon or a commuted sentence -- would be a way for an embattled President Bush to reassert himself, particularly among conservatives.

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C.R.E.W.

Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington details the misuse of power by the chairmen and ranking members of all House of Representative committees and subcommittees, as well as top leadership positions, to financially benefit their family

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AP

Federal prosecutors in Washington are scrutinizing Sen. Ted Stevens' home remodeling project as part of a spinoff of an Alaska corruption investigation that has led to charges against lawmakers and contractors. Until recently, the Alaska Repub

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Reuters

Karl Rove and dozens of other White House staffers appear to have illegally routed official e-mails through a Republican group that subsequently deleted them, a congressional report said.

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AP

His law license lost and reputation in tatters, Mike Nifong seemingly can fall no further. But the disgraced prosecutor who committed "intentional prosecutorial misconduct" in his pursuit of the Duke lacrosse rape case faces an uncertain -

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Harper's (Ken Silverstein)

"Ricardo" and I headed to the offices of Cassidy & Associates, perhaps the most prominet of all the Washington lobby shops. It was founded thirty-two years ago by Gerald Cassidy, a former staffer for George McGovern, and ofr much of its ex

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theagitator.com

Repeatedly, investigators found Brock reported failures in field sobriety tests when his patrol car video camera documented the opposite. He also said drivers incorrectly recited the alphabet, used arms for balance and slurred speech - when the video

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ABC News Blog

Congress has spent more than $63 million on an experimental aircraft that has never flown more than a few feet and that the Pentagon has repeatedly rejected. Designed as a plane that can take off straight up and they fly at 700 MPH, the craft has ne

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East Valley Tribune

Trapped inside the gates of a castle he helped build, former County Manager Stanley Griffis is consumed with feelings of anger and betrayal — not because he is innocent, Griffis says, but because his closest colleagues and associates have refused to

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Guardian

The arms company BAE Systems used a secret payments system to transfer more than 13 million pounds to a company linked to David Hart, the controversial former Conservative defence adviser, according to legal sources.

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AP

More than a year after he took the lead in investigating claims 3 men raped a stripper at a March 2006 party thrown by Duke's highly ranked lacrosse team - the Durham County district attorney will stand trial on ethics charges ranging from lying

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AP

Hollywood party girls don't have a monopoly on trouble in California. A disproportionate number of the state's congressional Republicans are facing ethics questions that threaten to sink their careers and their party's political fortunes

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LA Times

The founder of a Republican environmental organization was charged Wednesday with tax evasion and obstruction of justice as part of the continuing federal criminal investigation into lobbying practices in the Jack Abramoff corruption scandal.

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BBC

A Saudi prince who negotiated a 40 billion pound arms deal between Britian and Saudi Arabia receieved secret payments for over a decade, a BBC probe has found. The UK's biggest arms dealer, BAE Systems, paid hundreds of million of pounds

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USA Today OpEd

Monday's long-awaited indictment of Rep. William Jefferson, D-La., exposes a new development on the influence-peddling front. If the charges are true, Jefferson couldn't be bothered with the whole revolving-door thing. He opted to be a congre

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AP

Lewis "Scooter" Libby, the former vice presidential aide at the center of an intelligence controversy that roiled official Washington, was sentenced to 30 months in prison Tuesday for lying and obstruction of justice. "People who oc

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AP

Rep. William Jefferson, D-La., was indicted Monday on federal charges of racketeering, soliciting bribes and money-laundering in a long-running bribery investigation into business deals he tried to broker in Africa.

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