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Jack Abramoff

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  • Cardinal law

    Cardinal law
    Our initial response to reports in The Times that a federal grand jury is investigating Cardinal Roger M. Mahony for his alleged role in covering up child molestation by priests is to applaud prosecutors for their sustained interest in the long-...
  • Auburn Dam may really be dead this time

    Auburn Dam may really be dead this time
    Use it or lose it is the rule of California water rights, and after 43 years, the would-be Auburn Dam -- subject of one of the state's bitterest water feuds -- is about to lose it. The proposed plug on the gold-sprinkled American River northeast of...
  • Undercover, under fire

    EARLIER THIS YEAR, I put on a brand-new tailored suit, picked up a sleek leather briefcase and headed to downtown Washington for meetings with some of the city's most prominent lobbyists. I had contacted their firms several weeks earlier, pretending to be...
  • McCain enters from the outside

    Sen. John McCain presented a memento to fellow Republican Sen. Ted Stevens when they met in the Senate earlier this year: a key chain with a small battery-operated pig's head. "You're still an oinker," the presidential candidate told Stevens, the Alaskan...
  • Galante Turns Himself In

    Danbury garbage executive James Galante turned himself in to the state police Friday morning to face charges of making nearly $40,000 in illegal campaign contributions, as a third political figure acknowledged being the recipient of $8,000 in questionable...
  • Romney comes out swinging

    Two days before the New Hampshire primary that could make or break his White House candidacy, a combative Mitt Romney quarreled with rivals John McCain and Mike Huckabee over taxes, crime and job experience in a testy Republican debate that exposed...
  • Swamp's fifth year: Starting here today

     
    by Mark Silva Of all the celebrations suitable for a boisterous New Year, The Swamp's own birthday holds particular meaning here. That birthday was Sunday. The Swamp turned four. On Jan. 3., 2006, Frank James posted the first entry in......
  • Where’s Tom Feeney?

     
    Republicans are itching to kick first-term Democrat Suzanne Kosmas out of the U.S. House, especially after she went from voting against to voting for health-care reform. Her flip flop was enough to persuade one nonpartisan electio...
  • Reliable sources: Summer blockbusters sneak preview

     
    Familiar brands and titles dot the summer movie landscape, but there also will be fresher alternatives to the blockbuster hopefuls, if you just look for them. Let's face it: The pattern for Hollywood's summer release schedule became set in stone more than...
  • Adams adds two ex-Feeney staffers to campaign

     
    WASHINGTON — Two aides to former U.S. Rep. Tom Feeney could get a chance for revenge later this year, as Jason Roe and Cheryl Moore have joined the campaign of one candidate looking to oust Democrat U.S. Rep. Suzanne Kosmas, who beat Feeney in 2008....
  • Brand X Files: Pervy hacker blackmails victims. Everyone hates Spencer. Al Gore sex story is fishy.

     
    Spencer Pratt's dad 'wishes he had worn a condom,' reality star tweets: So does the rest of the country, mi' fren! Even his family hates him! (Huffington Post)Pervy hacker: A man allegedly steals explicit home videos from girls' and women's computers...
  • Spacey as “Casino” Jack Abramoff in “Bagman”

     
    George Hickenlooper's drama about the Jack Abramoff influence peddling scandal is an interesting election year release — one of the bigger recent political scandals and its central figure (tainted Republicans from the House to the White House). I...