Out of the clear blue, someone sent me this picture of Tom DeLay …
Greenberg Traurig, Jack Abramoff's old firm, leaked embargoed information about health insurance companies just before the bell. Who made the big bucks? If you guessed Wall Street, you win!
Moyers & Company Full Show #134: The Resurrection of Ralph Reed from BillMoyers.com on Vimeo. When Ralph Reed, the former head of the Christian Coalition, was discovered to have raked in millions of dollars from the super lobbyist —
Because Republicans are known for their Orwellian ability to flip around generally accepted concepts into the complete opposite, it should surprise no one to discover that FightBigotry.com would be better known by a different name:
Jack Abramoff, a former lobbyist imprisoned for his role in a wide-ranging Washington corruption scandal, has appeared as a pundit on CNN. The BBC asks "Why have US television networks turned into comeback springboards for disgraced public figures?"
Jack Abramoff accuses Newt Gingrich of corruption
I've been reading for years that members of Congress on average do a whole lot better than the average person out there with how their stock portfolios perform, so this doesn't come as any surprise to me. In an interview with CNBC's Eamon Javers,
Following up on her reporting from last week where Rachel Maddow called Herman Cain a "performance artist and "the practical joke no one is getting", Maddow took us for a little walk down memory lane on the scandal ridden Tim Phillips, Jack Abramoff, Ralph Reed and Grover Norquist who all have ties to the Koch brothers and Herman Cain's campaign manager, Mark Block.
To those who pay no attention, Jack Abramoff's public garment-rending on last night's 60 Minutes probably felt authentic. Falling on his sword claiming shame and sorrow, he castigated all of Washington, DC for their lobbying ways, warning that
Via Salon, this revealing AP story features ex-con Jack Abramoff sharing his realization that... it's wrong for lobbyists to buy Congress. I believe this is what the nuns used to call "locking the barn door after the horse is out," but better
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