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  • Rowland Indicted In Two Alleged Campaign Finance Schemes

    Rowland Indicted In Two Alleged Campaign Finance Schemes
    Former Gov. John G. Rowland was indicted Thursday on conspiracy and other charges associated with two federal election campaigns, one of them involving a sham contract written to conceal $35,000 he was paid for political advice to congressional...
  • Congressman caught in kiss may seek probe of video leak

    Congressman caught in kiss may seek probe of video leak
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The married U.S. congressman embroiled in controversy over kissing a woman on his Louisiana office staff may request a federal investigation into the leak of the security camera video showing the incident, his spokeswoman said on...
  • Martin Schram: The court knows what it is doing, and we are the worse off

    The latest Supreme Court ruling defending the rights of billionaires to try to rent, if not buy, the gratitude and votes of unlimited numbers of politicians has just provided fresh evidence that helps us finally answer a central question that has...
  • Hillary Clinton not running (yet), but groups use her name to raise money

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - As former secretary of state Hillary Clinton weighs a run for president in 2016, at least a dozen independent groups, from the serious to the mysterious, have sprung up to raise money in her name. Sporting names such as Madam...
  • Robert B. Reich: The balance wheel of democracy

    Last week a majority of the Supreme Court decided that the First Amendment protects the right of individuals to pour as much as $3.6 million into a political party or $800,000 into a political campaign. The court said such spending doesn't corrupt...
  • Wake up, people, and see the danger we're in

    This is a column about campaign finance reform. And your eyes glazed over just then, didn't they? That's the problem with this problem. Americans know that government truly of, by and for the people is unlikely if not impossible so long as the system is...
  • California Senate to three suspended members: You're dead to me

    A week after taking the unprecedented step of suspending three colleagues, the California state Senate erased the lawmakers’ names, press releases and archives from its websites. The Senate left in place bare-bones information for the districts of...
  • U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush faces ethics inquiry

    U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush faces ethics inquiry
    WASHINGTON — An attorney for Rep. Bobby Rush said Wednesday that the South Side Democrat is cooperating with an inquiry by the Office of Congressional Ethics. Scott E. Thomas, a Washington lawyer, said Rush had retained his firm, Dickstein...
  • Lawmakers seek prosecution of ex-IRS official Lois Lerner

    WASHINGTON A congressional committee asked the Department of Justice on Wednesday to prosecute a former tax official who's alleged to have improperly targeted conservative political organizations. On a party-line vote, the House Ways and Means...
  • Foleys Plead Guilty In Campaign Scheme Linked To Rowland

    Foleys Plead Guilty In Campaign Scheme Linked To Rowland
    HARTFORD — Businessman Brian Foley and his wife, former congressional candidate Lisa Wilson-Foley, admitted in court Monday that they used a sham consulting contract with former Gov. John G. Rowland to pay him for secret political assistance to...
  • Supreme Court appears ready to reject Obamacare birth control mandate

    Supreme Court appears ready to reject Obamacare birth control mandate
    The U.S. Supreme Court appeared poised on Tuesday to open the door to companies' religious-based objections to government regulations as justices weighed whether business owners can object to part of President Barack Obama's healthcare law. It was...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Lucky in Love'

    Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Lucky in Love'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of April 6 - 12, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Rake In this new episode, Keegan (Greg...