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NY Times

The former chief of staff to ex-Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick was released from jail early Monday after serving 69 days for obstruction of justice. Christine Beatty, accompanied by her attorney, pastor and others, walked out of the Wayne County Jail

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Who is being made whole at the taxpayer expense? The taxpayer isn’t merely getting screwed here, we are taking the royal shaft up the patootie in previously unimaginable ways.

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Washington Post

Franklin D. Raines, the former CEO of Fannie Mae, used a special program at mortgage lender Countrywide Financial to receive a below-market rate on a home loan, contrary to sworn testimony he made to Congress according to the top Republican on the Ho

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Reuters

Disgraced former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich signed a "six-figure" deal to write a book about his rise and fall and the dark side of politics, his publicist said. The twice-elected Chicago Democrat "plans on exposing the

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AP

Companies that defrauded the United States and jeopardized American lives received new government work despite rulings designed to stop them from receiving federal contracts, government investigators report. Payments went to a company whose president

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Alan Fishman helmed Washington Mutual for 17 days before it failed. He left with $19 million in severance pay and signing bonuses.

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Daily Newscaster

As robber barons on Wall Street steal billions with impunity children all over America are being sent to detention centers for minor offenses lining the pockets of judges and the private companies that run these profitable kiddie prisons.

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Reuters

A fund of hedge funds run by two members of U.S. Vice President Joe Biden's family was marketed exclusively by firms controlled by Texas financier Allen Stanford, charged by regulators with an $8 billion fraud, the Wall Street Journal said.

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AP

FORT BLISS, Texas — As soldiers stream home from Iraq and Afghanistan, the biggest charity inside the U.S. military has been stockpiling tens of millions of dollars meant to help put returning fighters back on their feet, an Associated Press investig

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The game of Life is a waste of time. The rules are all written to favor the opponents -- because they are written BY the opponents. Trouble is: it's the only game in town.  

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Independent

In what could turn out to be the greatest fraud in US history, American authorities have started to investigate the alleged role of senior military officers in the misuse of $125 billion in a US directed effort to reconstruct Iraq after Saddam.

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Washington Post

Illinois Republicans called Sunday for a perjury investigation of Sen. Roland W. Burris (D), who declared that he did not try to mislead state lawmakers about his contacts with associates of former governor Rod Blagojevich.

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