bribery

Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick Sentenced To 28 Years
With good behavior Kilpatrick, 43, can be out of prison in 23 years. There is no possibility of parole. Read more...
JPMorgan Investigated For Bribery
U.S. authorities have opened an investigation into whether JPMorgan Chase hired the children of powerful Chinese officials to help it win business in China. Read more...
US Justice: A Rotting Tree Of Poisonous Fruit?
So the DEA was covering up the fact that evidence is obtained through NSA surveillance. Read more...
He could shoot someone on live TV, and he'd still never go to jail. Read more...
On April 25 - Thursday evening - American icon and humble hero George W Bush took one small step for man, one slip-and-fall for humanity - as he re-entered a spotlight until-recently blissful to have been abandoned by him, for the dedication of his presidential library. Put aside for the moment that having an actual structure that houses things you read dedicated to him is like honouring Chris Christie with a gluten-free restaurant or naming a Bar Mitzvah after Vladimir Zhirinovsky. Hell, I half expected him to don his trusty flight suit and declare "all major combat operations over in Iraq", you know, just for the memories. Read more...

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"Stay strong," Kilpatrick tells sobbing family members as he's handcuffed, led away. Read more...
Wal-Mart longed to build in Elda Pineda’s alfalfa field. It was an ideal location, just off this town’s bustling main entrance and barely a mile from its ancient pyramids, which draw tourists from around the world. With its usual precision, Wal-Mart calculated it would attract 250 customers an hour if only it could put a store in Mrs. Pineda’s field. Read more...
From Democracy Now: Key Figures in Salt Lake Olympic Bribery Scandal Now Backing Romney’s Presidential Campaign On the campaign trail, Republican candidate Mitt Romney often touts his stewardship of the 2002 Olympic Winter Games in Utah, Read more...
White House senior adviser David Plouffe on Tuesday explained that presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney had raised massive amounts of money in June because rich people were "trying to purchase the White House." During an Read more...
John Kasich blames Washington for Ohio's troubles, but is the real problem closer to home? Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) is being investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation for allegations that he accepted bribes and used political Read more...