Tag Archives: Political Scandal

Keating Five Ring a Bell? Remember That John McCain?

Sen. John McCain at a March 1990 hearing of the Senate Ethics Committee investigating the relationship between a group of senators and banker Charles Keating Jr. Photo by John Duricka / AP.Past collides with Present: McCain, the Keating Five and … finish reading Keating Five Ring a Bell? Remember That John McCain?

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What Did Bush Tell Gonzales? It Ain’t Pretty…

Bush and Gonzales: Who told whom to do what and when? Photo by Joshua Roberts-Pool / Getty Images.  Sources say Alberto Gonzales now claims that President Bush personally directed him to John Ashcroft’s hospital room in the infamous wiretap renewal … finish reading What Did Bush Tell Gonzales? It Ain’t Pretty…

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Texas Court Decision Worthy of Tom Delay : Checks Aren’t Money!

The Hammer his own self. Photo by Carrie Devorah / WENN.Court Writes Delay a Blank CheckBy Andrew Wheat / September 19, 2008 Two years after scandal drove Tom DeLay from Congress and six years after DeLay allegedly violated state law … finish reading Texas Court Decision Worthy of Tom Delay : Checks Aren’t Money!

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Team McCain and the Trooper : Attempt to Derail Palin Probe

Alaska state trooper Mike Wooten tells CNN he never drank while driving his patrol car during inverview.Obstruction of Justice Dept: McCain allies seek to avoid ‘October surprise’ in ‘Troopergate’ investigationBy Michael Isikoff and Mark Hosenball / September 5, 2008 Key … finish reading Team McCain and the Trooper : Attempt to Derail Palin Probe

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Disclosures on Palin Raise Questions on Vetting Process

Illustration by Bromley.‘The questions swirling around Ms. Palin on the first day of the Republican National Convention… brought anxiety to Republicans’ By Elisabeth Bumiller / September 1, 2008 ST. PAUL — A series of disclosures about Gov. Sarah Palin, Senator … finish reading Disclosures on Palin Raise Questions on Vetting Process

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John Edwards? Paging Henry Cisneros

Henry Cisneros and friend: In the day.San Antonio’s Cisneros ‘was on his way to becoming the Latino Obama before he cheated on his saintly wife’By Melinda Henneberger / August 10, 2008 John Edwards is reminding me more and more of … finish reading John Edwards? Paging Henry Cisneros

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Elizabeth Edwards : Today

Elizabeth Edwards. Photo by Gerry Broome / AP.‘We have stood with one another through (it) all…’By Elizabeth Edwards / August 8, 2008 Our family has been through a lot. Some caused by nature, some caused by human weakness, and some … finish reading Elizabeth Edwards : Today

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Phoenix Reporter Details McCain’s Sordid Political Past

Former John McCain cohort Charles Keating, Jr., right, glances at the cameras as he stops outside Federal court following a hearing in Los Angeles on Feb. 5, 1998. Photo by Susan Sterner / AP.‘He was known then for cavorting in … finish reading Phoenix Reporter Details McCain’s Sordid Political Past

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How Washington’s Right-Wing Wrecking Crew Robbed Us Blind

Conservatives have turned a vast government built for our protection into a device for exploiting us By Thomas Frank / August 6, 2008 Washington is the city where the scandals happen. Every American knows this, but we also believe, if … finish reading How Washington’s Right-Wing Wrecking Crew Robbed Us Blind

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Texas Republican Congressman Pete Sessions’ Week of Scandal

Republican Rep. Pete Sessions celebrates with supporters after claiming victory over Democratic Rep. Martin Frost for the Texas 32nd Congressional District House seat in November, 2004. Photo by Jeff Mitchell / Reuters.Self-styled ‘morality champion’ pays strippers with campaign money, raises … finish reading Texas Republican Congressman Pete Sessions’ Week of Scandal

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