Jack Abramoff Links 15/8/05 – 06/01/06


DNC: Abramoff Scandal Burns Conrad, But Can’t Keep Cheney Away U.S. Newswire (press release) – Washington,DC,USA 15 /US Newswire/ — One day before scandal- plagued super-lobbyist Jack Abramoff is set to be arraigned on fraud charges in a Miami courtroom, two of his …

FIGURE in DeLay Probe Appears in Court – Yahoo! News Lobbyist Jack Abramoff appeared in federal court Friday on charges of committing fraud while trying to buy a casino boat company — a case that has attracted …

ABRAMOFF May Meet With Investigators
Washington Post – United States
MIAMI — Washington lobbyist Jack Abramoff, accused of federal fraud charges in a casino deal, is willing to be interviewed by police trying to solve the …

INDICTED GOP Moneyman Jack Abramoff Tied To Phony “Voting Rights” … Brad Blog – USA
… As most of you should know by now, the ACVR is crawling with Republican operatives, many of whom have strong links to indicted sleazoid Jack Abramoff. …

THE Abramoff 6
TPMCafe – New York,NY,USA
Jack Abramoff — who got the best government that money can buy — has always reminded me a little of Charlie Keating, the former operator of the failed …

WASHINGTON Lobbyist Abramoff Charged – Yahoo! News Lobbyist Jack Abramoff, a key figure in investigations involving House Majority Leader Tom DeLay, was indicted Thursday by a federal grand jury on fraud …

WASHINGTON lobbyist Abramoff to fight charges-lawyer Washington Post – United States
Jack Abramoff, a well-connected Republican lobbyist, and Adam Kidan, his partner in the $147.5 million buyout of SunCruz Casino five years ago, were indicted …

FEDERAL judge in Miami to set Abramoff trial date Sun-Sentinel.com – Fort Lauderdale,FL,USA MIAMI Lobbyist Jack Abramoff made his first appearance Thursday before a federal judge in Miami since his indictment last week along with an associate on …

ATTA’S Big Gamble. Plus: Jack Abramoff’s Link To A Mysterious … Brad Blog – USA
… Yes, a casino ship — just like the SunCruz ships owned by Jack Abramoff, the recently-indicted Republican money-man and wheeler-dealer. …

LOBBYIST Jack Abramoff was the toast of the town. Now he’s persona … U.S. News & World Report – USA
… like that of an Indian reservation. The Tiguas needed help—fast. Enter Jack Abramoff. A onetime producer of B movies, Abramoff …

ABRAMOFF Indictment Makes Bush Regime a Fat Target Executive Intelligence Review (EIR) – Leesburg,VA,USA … Aug. 11, the FBI arrested and jailed lobbyist Jack Abramoff, the financial godfather for House Majority Leader Tom DeLay (R-Tex.). …

The Texas Observer – Austin,TX,USA
… directs from the chair of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee is a second scandal that extends beyond the $82 million Mike Scanlon and Jack Abramoff took from …

ABRAMOFF Cited Aid Of Interior Official
Washington Post – United States
Indicted lobbyist Jack Abramoff claimed in e-mails sent in 2002 that the deputy secretary of the interior had pledged to block an Indian casino that would …

FEDS probe Abramoff ties to official
Science Daily (press release) – USA
Washington lobbyist Abramoff indicted (August 12, 2005) — Washington lobbyist Jack Abramoff and a business partner have been indicted by a federal grand jury …

NAPOLITANO, Richardson get thumbs-up from ‘Post’ AZ Central.com – AZ,USA
… In an article titled “Senatorial Courtesy,” author Lou DuBose argues that aggressive pursuit by McCain of accusations that Jack Abramoff and a partner may have …

US lobbyist Abramoff pleads innocent to fraud Reuters – USA
MIAMI (Reuters) – Washington lobbyist Jack Abramoff, a key figure in ethics investigations involving US House Majority Leader Tom DeLay, pleaded not guilty on …

ABRAMOFF Pleads Not Guilty to Fraud in Casino Ship Company Case Bloomberg – USA
29 (Bloomberg) — Jack Abramoff, the Washington lobbyist under US investigation for his multimillion-dollar billing of Indian tribe clients, pleaded not guilty …

THIS Week in Corruption
TPMCafe – New York,NY,USA
… In Jack Abramoff news, a Sunday Washington Post piece reports that in 2002 Abramoff enlisted the help of then-Deputy Secretary of the Interior Steven Griles to …

IN Abramoff Fraud Case, Early Jostling for Position New York Law Journal – New York,NY,USA
The Miami federal judge overseeing the conspiracy and fraud trial of former Greenberg Traurig lobbyist Jack Abramoff clashed with his defense attorney Tuesday …

BEYOND Abramoff: Gambling lobbyist joined with anti-gambling … Raw Story – Cambridge,MA,USA
A friend and former colleague of fallen lobbyist Jack Abramoff who rose swiftly through the ranks of the conservative establishment quietly advanced the …

FIGURE in DeLay Probe Appears in Court – Yahoo! News Lobbyist Jack Abramoff appeared in federal court Friday on charges of committing
fraud while trying to buy a casino boat company — a case that has attracted …

18TH District race heats up
Chillicothe Gazette – Chillicothe,OH,USA … Ney’s connection with recently indicted-lobbyist Jack Abramoff has somewhat tarnished Southeastern Ohio Republican’s reputation within the district. …

GORDON Smith: AWOL on Jack Abramoff
BlueOregon – OR,USA
The big inside-baseball story in Washington DC this summer has been the massive corruption that appears to swirl around lobbyist Jack Abramoff. …

THIS Week in Corruption
TPMCafe – New York,NY,USA
… Sam Brownback (R-KS) for accepting a $42,000 donation from the currently-indicted lobbyist Jack Abramoff, charging that Brownback “even went so far as to …

CONTRIBUTIONS to Kansas senator draw criticism Indian Country Today – Canastota,NY,USA
… Sam Brownback has come under fire by the leader of an Oklahoma tribe for allegedly taking money from indicted lobbyist Jack Abramoff, who is accused of bilking …

FORMER White House Official Arrested
Leading The Charge – Milton,Queensland,Australia … was arrested Monday on charges he made false statements and obstructed a federal investigation into his dealings with lobbyist Jack Abramoff, according to …

US Prosecutors Open New Abramoff Front With Land-Deal Charges Bloomberg – USA
20 (Bloomberg) — Federal prosecutors opened a new front in the expanding investigation of lobbyist Jack Abramoff by charging the White House’s former top …

FORMER administration official charged with concealing ties to … San Diego Daily Transcript (subscription) – San Diego,CA,USA … Bush administration official is charged with making false statements and obstructing a federal investigation into his dealings with lobbyist Jack Abramoff. …

BRIEFS (left)
The MIT Tech – Boston,MA,USA
… resigned abruptly last week was arrested Monday on charges of lying to investigators and obstructing a federal inquiry involving Jack Abramoff, the Republican …

POACHING trial for former Burns aide postponed Helena Independent Record – Helena,MT,USA … for US Sen. Conrad Burns, R-Mont., and one-time associate of indicted lobbyist Jack Abramoff has been postponed. Stillwater County …

ABRAMOFF Probe Moves Forward With Arrest Guardian Unlimited – UK
WASHINGTON (AP) – The arrest of a former White House official marks a new phase in the investigation of Jack Abramoff in which authorities seek to extract …

ABRAMOFF Investigation Threatening Leading Figures In Republican … Huffington Post – New York,NY,USA
The widening investigation of lobbyist Jack Abramoff is moving beyond the confines of tawdry influence-peddling to threaten leading figures in the Republican …

WILL Safavian Knock Down The Right-Wing House of Cards? Think Progress – Washington,DC,USA
Bloomberg reports that the federal probe into Jack Abramoff has widened to include the big fish of Washington DC’s conservative establishment, including …

KEY dates in Abramoff’s and Kidan’s involvement with SunCruz Gainesville Sun – Gainesville,FL,USA
By The Associated Press. ey dates in the involvement of lobbyist Jack Abramoff and businessman Adam Kidan with SunCruz Casinos. Late …

TOP Ehrlich Aide Assisting Abramoff Probe Washington Post – United States
… has for the past year been cooperating with federal investigators who are examining the activities of Republican lobbyist Jack Abramoff, a spokesman for the …

FRIST, DeLay Fend Off Probes Into Ethics Borsa-Italia.Net – Italy
… Frist’s sale of stock in HCA Inc., the hospital operating company founded by his family, comes as a criminal investigation continues of Jack Abramoff, a high …

NEW woes for Ney Sunday
Raw Story – Cambridge,MA,USA
… Bob Ney (R-OH) has drawn fire for his seeming involvement in affairs with Jack Abramoff, a fallen conservative superlobbyist who is now under indictment for …

BRING Back Warren Harding
New York Times – United States
… The official was David Safavian, the chief of White House federal procurement policy who once worked for Jack Abramoff, the sleazy Republican lobbyist whose …

FIND the Brownie
New York Times – United States
For the politically curious seeking entertainment, I’d like to propose two new trivia games: “Find the Brownie” and “Two Degrees of Jack Abramoff.”. …

THE goose gets cooked while the gander stirs the stock Centre Daily Times – Centre County,PA,USA … Meanwhile, Republican lobbyist Jack Abramoff, who strutted like a peacock over his congressional connections, is now singing like a canary about his business …

SWIMMING with Sharks
New Republic (subscription) – Washington,D.C.,USA … Many of the biggest-brand Republican operatives—from Karl Rove and Lee Atwater, to Charlie Black and Roger Stone, to Jack Abramoff, Ralph Reed, and Grover …

TWO Republicans to return funds amid ethics scandal Washington Times – Washington,DC,USA
… David H. Safavian, a former White House official who was charged last week with obstructing an investigation into indicted Republican lobbyist Jack Abramoff. …

DEMOTION of a Prosecutor Is Investigated New York Times – United States
… a veteran federal prosecutor whose reassignment nearly three years ago shut down a criminal investigation of the Washington lobbyist Jack Abramoff, current and …

FEDERAL investigation launched into lobbyist Jack Abramoff KUAM.com – Dededo,Guam,USA
Guam’s relation to Washington lobbyist Jack Abramoff and the possible connection to the demotion of former acting US Attorney Fred Black is making national …

THREE charged
Fort Lauderdale Sun Sentinel – Fort Lauderdale,FL,USA … were charged with the 2001 gangland-style slaying of Miami businessman Konstantinos ``Gus’’ Boulis, whose sale of a casino boat fleet to Jack Abramoff and a …

CONSULTANTS Tied To DeLay Ally Jack Abramoff Charged With Murder … Huffington Post – New York,NY,USA
… of a Florida businessman who was gunned down in his car months after selling a casino cruise line to a group that included Washington lobbyist Jack Abramoff. …

DEMOCRATS urge more questions for Justice nominee Washington Post – United States
… the No. 2 job at the Justice Department, seeking more information about his links with indicted lobbyist Jack Abramoff. The Democratic …

THREE charged in slaying of sandwich-shop founder Globe and Mail – Canada
… on Feb. 6, 2001. He was involved in a dispute with lobbyist Jack Abramoff over the sale of a casino business. Anthony Ferrari, 48 … www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/ArticleNews/TPStory

GOP Ignores Lessons of Democrats’ Past Mistakes Washington Post – United States
… David Safavian, was arrested last week on charges of lying and obstructing a criminal investigation into Republican lobbyist Jack Abramoff’s dealings with the …

THE Hammer falls
Salon – USA
… opportunities. None did it better than Jack Abramoff, a former president of the College Republicans, who had a taste for expensive suits. …

WHAT’S the Deal With the Tom DeLay Indictment? Village Voice – New York,NY,USA
… the Washington Post reported that, “The Senate Finance Committee yesterday opened an investigation into allegations that lobbyist Jack Abramoff used nonprofit …

2 charged with mob-style killing of businessman Fort Worth Star Telegram – Fort Worth,TX,USA … men charged with the mob-style killing of a businessman a few months after he sold a fleet of casino boats to Washington lobbyist Jack Abramoff were ordered …

DNC: GOP’s Culture of Corruption Continues to Thrive in Washington … U.S. Newswire (press release) – Washington,DC,USA … Former Washington Super Lobbyist Jack Abramoff Arrested on Fraud and Conspiracy Charges. “Washington lobbyist Jack Abramoff was …

HAMMER to the Slammer: Curtains for the GOPMOB? MadCow Morning News – Venice,FL,USA
… Jack Abramoff led a group of three men who formed an ownership group that apparently made Boulis the proverbial offer he couldn’t refuse. … www.madcowprod.com/09302005.html

ORGANIZED crime in Washington
uruknet.info – Italy
… public. It is time the press learned to distinguish clearly between a con and a concept.”. “On paper, Jack Abramoff was a lobbyist. And … www.uruknet.info/?p=m16321&l=i&size=1&hd=0

REED fought ban on betting
Atlanta Journal Constitution (subscription) – GA,USA … A spokesman for Reed said the political consultant fought the ban as a subcontractor to Washington lobbyist Jack Abramoff’s law firm. …

DEFIANT DeLay Vows to Stay Active in House Guardian Unlimited – UK
… He also denied that a $70,000 trip to London in 2000 was improperly paid for by lobbyist Jack Abramoff, who has been charged with fraud and conspiracy in a …

STUPID Republicans in Recent News
Political Affairs Magazine – New York,NY,USA … White House aide arrested September 16th for obstructing a federal investigation and for illegally trying to help Republican lobbyist Jack Abramoff acquire to …

JACK Abramoff – dKosopedia
“Well-connected Washington lobbyist Jack Abramoff came into the news lately … Jack Abramoff mentioned in Nina J. Easton’s Gang of Five: Leaders at the …

TOWARD Bringing Down Corrupt Cartel
Executive Intelligence Review (EIR) – Leesburg,VA,USA … 11 arrest and fraud indictment against lobbyist Jack Abramoff, an architect of DeLay’s political machine, and the sensational Sept. …

THATCHER questioned in US DeLay probe
Science Daily (press release) – USA
Feds probe Abramoff ties to official (August 28, 2005) — A task force is reportedly investigating allegations lobbyist Jack Abramoff hoped to hire an Interior …

DELAY gets his just deserts
Daily Texan – Austin,TX,USA
… rules. Other connections that have drawn public scrutiny include DeLay’s relationship with disgraced uber-lobbyist Jack Abramoff. …

DELAY’S Defense Full of (18) Holes
Think Progress – Washington,DC,USA
On Fox News Sunday, anchor Chris Williams asked Tom DeLay about the ongoing investigation into the Scottish golf junket he took with Jack Abramoff in 2000. …

THATCHER ‘embroiled’ in corruption probe DeHavilland – UK
… US justice department launched a probe into whether the congressmen received free foreign holidays from people connected to US lobbyist Jack Abramoff in return …

Scandal also brews over DeLay’s 2000 UK golf trip Guardian Unlimited – UK
… investigated in a separate scandal, in which politicians are under scrutiny for doing legislative favours for a powerful lobbyist, Jack Abramoff, in return for …

FORMER Bush Official Safavian Indicted on Obstruction (Update3) Bloomberg – USA
… David H. Safavian, was indicted today on charges of obstruction and making false statements in an investigation into his dealings with lobbyist Jack Abramoff. …

FIRST Charges Filed in Case on Lobbyist
New York Times – United States
… for the White House budget office was indicted Wednesday on charges of obstructing investigators and lying about his ties to Jack Abramoff, the Washington …

SALON.COM Arts & Entertainment | The tale of “Red Scorpion” 17, 2005 | Before fallen lobbyist Jack Abramoff assumed his role as the most scrutinized man in Washington, he had a brief career as a budding Hollywood …

APPOINTMENT of special prosecutor for lobbyist Jack Abramoff … KUAM.com – Dededo,Guam,USA
… the mainland where congressmen are expected to call for the appointment of a special prosecutor to investigate two scandals relating to lobbyist Jack Abramoff. …

LAWMAKERS Call For Special Prosecutor to Investigate Interference … American Chronicle – Beverly Hills,CA,USA … on the US Attorney General to appoint an outside special counsel to conduct a criminal investigation of whether or not lobbyist Jack Abramoff and Justice …

BUSH official charged with blocking probe of lobbyist Chicago Sun-Times – United States
… Wednesday by a federal grand jury on charges of making false statements and obstructing investigations into high-powered Republican lobbyist Jack Abramoff. …

ETHICS woes bedevil RepublicansPublished: Thursday, October 06 … Elkhart Truth – Elkhart,IN,USA
… official in the White House, was arrested for allegedly lying to officials and obstructing an investigation in his relationship with Jack Abramoff, a lobbyist …

JUSTICE Dept. Nominee Tied to Abramoff Ends Candidacy (Update3) Bloomberg – USA
… International Ltd. lawyer’s ties to lobbyist Jack Abramoff. Bush acted after Flanigan asked the president to withdraw his name. Flanigan …

SAFAVIAN pleads not guilty
The Hill – Washington,DC,USA
… former top procurement official, pleaded not guilty today to charges that he lied about his contacts with Republican lobbyist Jack Abramoff, who is at the …

DEMS seek outsider for Abramoff probe
Seattle Times – United States
WASHINGTON — Two Democratic congressmen yesterday called for appointment of an outside special counsel to investigate whether lobbyist Jack Abramoff played a …

SALON.COM News | The Hammer falls
None did it better than Jack Abramoff, a former president of the College … “Jack Abramoff has been the ace of spades, but Tom DeLay has been linked arm in …

THIS Week in Corruption
TPMCafe – New York,NY,USA
… by a federal grand jury on five counts of “making false statements and obstructing investigations into high-powered Republican lobbyist Jack Abramoff.” At the …

BOULIS investigation dredges up big names Globe and Mail – Canada
… That is would-be Washington mega-lobbyist Jack Abramoff, who once raised $100,000 for US President George W. Bush and is a close friend of Republican …

MORE Dishonesty from Mark Green
Democratic Party of Wisconsin (press release) – USA Although documents show Graul repeatedly asked for ticket freebies from indicted Washington, DC lobbyist Jack Abramoff’s firm, Graul has tried to claim he …

‘CHARACTER’ vanishes from public discourse Miami Herald – FL,USA
… We’re told that associations with known sleazeballs such as alleged shakedown artist Jack Abramoff aren’t really suspicious unless, presumably, videotapes of …

GROUP Seeks Expanded Probe Into DeLay Trip Guardian Unlimited – UK
… indicted in Texas on conspiracy and money-laundering charges, has denied that the $70,000 trip was improperly paid for by Washington lobbyist Jack Abramoff. …

DEMOCRATS question timing of 2002 GOP donations Boston Globe – United States
… Four days earlier, the state party received $5,000 each from two Indian tribes represented by Jack Abramoff, a lobbyist with close ties to DeLay. …

Common Dreams (press release) – Portland,ME,USA … Common Cause asked the Committee to determine whether the trip was a gift from lobbyist Jack Abramoff in exchange for legislative assistance from Rep. Delay. …

LEGAL woes distracting the White House
Seattle Times – United States
… the short-term problems, Republicans are particularly anxious about the sprawling investigations into conservative lobbyist Jack Abramoff, whose business and …

CORRUPTION Investigation: Indicted Lobbyist Abramoff Used DeLay … Huffington Post – New York,NY,USA
Lobbyist Jack Abramoff and his team were beginning to panic. An anti-gambling bill had cleared the Senate and appeared on its way …

STORM Clouds Hanging Over Republicans
Los Angeles Times – CA,USA
… And through it all, the Justice Department and a Senate committee have been investigating allegations that Jack Abramoff, an influential GOP lobbyist who once …

HANWHA Funds Korea-US Exchange Council
The Seoul Times – South Korea
… Then there is the spreading scandal around high-flying lobbyist Jack Abramoff, a former producer of low-budget movies whose most marketable asset was access to …

MORE Improprieties Surface for Tom DeLay The Seoul Times – South Korea
… In 2000, DeLay played golf in Scotland on a trip arranged by Republican lobbyist Jack Abramoff, who’s now under investigation by a federal grand jury and a …

LAWMAKER’S Abramoff Ties Investigated
Washington Post – United States
As federal officials pursue a wide-ranging investigation into the activities of Washington lobbyist Jack Abramoff, his arrest on fraud charges in the purchase …

NEY’S Abramoff Ties Investigated
Canton Repository (subscription) – Canton,OH,USA WASHINGTON — As federal officials pursue a wide-ranging investigation into the activities of Washington lobbyist Jack Abramoff, his arrest on fraud charges …

THE Congressman And the Lobbyist
Washington Post – United States
Lobbyist Jack Abramoff and Rep. Robert W. Ney (R-Ohio) have had a long-standing relationship that has intersected at several points …

HOUSE Chairman Spends $136G on Abramoff
Washington Post – United States
… over the past six months in connection with what his lawyer calls “unfounded allegations” of favoritism involving indicted Republican lobbyist Jack Abramoff. …

SCANDAL-PLAGUED Congressman to Hold Campaign Rally for Mark Green … Democratic Party of Wisconsin (press release) – USA … What’s even worse is that Bob Ney — one of Jack Abramoff’s lieutenants who is under federal investigation — is leading the show.”. …

WASHINGTON lobbyist Abramoff charged with fraud – Boston.com Jack Abramoff, a Republican lobbyist, and Adam Kidan, his partner in the $147.5 million buyout of SunCruz Casino five years ago, were indicted by a federal …

GREEN’S Washington Values: It’s Okay to Take Freebies from … Democratic Party of Wisconsin (press release) – USA MADISON — After trying to cover up the fact that he took ticket freebies from indicted Washington, DC lobbyist Jack Abramoff’s firm, Mark Green’s …

COP charged in transsexual’s assault
Science Daily (press release) – USA
… Washington lobbyist Abramoff indicted (August 12, 2005) — Washington lobbyist Jack Abramoff and a business partner have been indicted by a federal grand jury …

PELOSI Calls for Investigation into Ney Dealings with Wireless … The Hill – Washington,DC,USA
Bob Ney (R-Ohio), decided to award a lucrative 2002 licensing agreement to a company with ties to Jack Abramoff, a lobbyist who is now the subject of multiple …

RALPH Reed, staged news, and more.
The Weekly Standard – USA
… governor of Georgia—the GOP primary is July 18 of next year—has been telling reporters that when he accepted checks from his old pal Jack Abramoff to help …

STEALTH, secrecy are Reed’s calling cards Atlanta Journal Constitution (subscription) – GA,USA … the money. Reed worked for gambling interests as a subcontractor to Washington lobbyist Jack Abramoff, a longtime friend. The work …

OHIO lawmaker in probe’s periphery
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette – Fort Wayne,IN,USA WASHINGTON — As federal officials pursue a wide-ranging investigation into the activities of Washington lobbyist Jack Abramoff, his arrest on fraud charges …

REPORT: Abramoff Sought Help From Reed
Leading The Charge – Milton,Queensland,Australia WASHINGTON – Jack Abramoff, the GOP lobbyist under investigation by federal authorities for fraud, repeatedly sought the help of Bush strategist Ralph Reed to …

REPORT: Abramoff sought out strategist
Indianapolis Star – United States
WASHINGTON — Jack Abramoff, the GOP lobbyist under investigation by federal authorities for fraud, repeatedly sought the help of Bush strategist Ralph Reed to …

NIGC fires back at liberal group
Tulsa Native American Times – Tulsa,OK,USA … Ethics in Washington (CREW) has issued an unfounded press release∑that the NIGC has improperly withheld information related to the Jack Abramoff investigation …

POLICY Trumping Politics
Washington Post – United States
… 16 front-page story “How a Lobbyist Stacked the Deck,” saying that even David H. Safavian, a former colleague of lobbyist Jack Abramoff, “makes a guest …

A History of Indictments at White House
Herald News Daily – Williston,ND,USA
… Three days later, he was arrested and indicted on five felony counts connected to criminal investigation of lobbyist Jack Abramoff. … www.heraldnewsdaily.com/stories/news-0090578.html

PHILADELPHIA councilman indicted
Science Daily (press release) – USA
… Washington lobbyist Abramoff indicted (August 12, 2005) — Washington lobbyist Jack Abramoff and a business partner have been indicted by a federal grand jury …

TALENT returns Abramoff contributions
Tallahassee.com – Tallahassee,FL,USA
WASHINGTON – Sen. Jim Talent has returned a $2,000 contribution made to his 2002 Senate campaign by indicted lobbyist Jack Abramoff. …

WITH Abramoff gone, changes are on the horizon for Signatures The Hill – Washington,DC,USA
Free of the stain of fallen lobbyist and former owner Jack Abramoff, Signatures restaurant is going to get some major changes in the coming months. …

DELAY: Disclosure lapses in legal defense fund Houston Chronicle – United States
… legal bills in a campaign finance investigation in Texas, where DeLay has been indicted, and in a federal investigation of Washington lobbyist Jack Abramoff. …

BLACK Op Radio
MadCow Morning News – Venice,FL,USA
… Evidence surfacing in the widening scandal around Republican super-lobbyist Jack Abramoff indicates the cabal being lavishly funding in recent years though his …

DELAY acknowledges failure to report defense fund donations Austin American-Statesman (subscription) – Austin,TX,USA … bills in a campaign finance investigation in Travis County, where DeLay has been indicted, and in a federal investigation of Washington lobbyist Jack Abramoff. …

NEY spokesman defends US rep against allegations of corruption The Athens News – Athens,OH,USA
… York and Trimble. The charges against Ney revolve mainly around his connections to Washington lobbyist Jack Abramoff. News reports …

HISTORY of White House Staff Indictments Leading The Charge – Milton,Queensland,Australia … Three days later, he was arrested and indicted on five felony counts connected to criminal investigation of lobbyist Jack Abramoff. …

RALSTON — Behind the Probe of Bush’s ŒArchitect’ Asian Week – San Francisco,CA,USA
… Ralston serves as a top assistant to President Bush’s top aide, Karl Rove, and also served as an assistant to another major Washington lobbyist, Jack Abramoff …

MT-SEN: Conrad Burns Declares Bush’s Record ‘Isn’t That Bad’ Swing State Project – New York,USA
Conrad Burns has the most exposure of any senator in the Jack Abramoff scandals. Montana is a red state with a vulnerable three-term incumbent. …

CONTROVERSIES around Reed spooking fellow Republicans Gwinnett Daily Post – Griffin,GA,USA
… The focus has been on his business dealings with longtime friend and political colleague Jack Abramoff, a Washington lobbyist under investigation for …

SCANDAL virus spreads within GOP
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review – Pittsburgh,PA,USA … a caption that said “The Right Hand Of God,” currently is up to his armpits in trouble over his association with seedy Washington power broker Jack Abramoff. …

CAPITOL Hill flap over wireless a lot like home San Jose Business Journal – CA,USA
… favoritism. In 2003, Foxcom hired Jack Abramoff, a powerful lobbyist who is the subject of multple criminal investigations. According … sanjose.bizjournals.com/sanjose/stories/2005/10/31/tidbits1.html

JUSTICE Department Didn’t Act on Warning About Abramoff Client Bloomberg – USA
… 11 proposal, contested by lobbyist Jack Abramoff, calling for increased federal control over immigration to the Mariana Islands. … www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000103&sid=axUOlJHtjiXI&refer=us

STEP Aside, Talking Heads. It’s Time for Bigger Fish. New York Times – United States
… there was no reason Terri Schiavo couldn’t live out her lifelong dream of being a Rockette.” Mr. DeLay’s connections with the lobbyist Jack Abramoff – and Mr …

MCCAIN to Push Abramoff Probe to the Administration The Moderate Voice – USA
… In September, the White House’s top procurement official, David Safavian, was arrested in connection to his ties to GOP superlobbyist Jack Abramoff; early this …

MCCAIN puts ex-official on hot seat
The Hill – Washington,DC,USA
… 2 official at the Interior Department to testify before a Senate panel investigating lobbyist Jack Abramoff and his involvement with Indian gambling tribes. …

FUTURE Perfect
St Petersburg Times, Russia – St. Petersburg,Russia … But following the indictment of most recent president Ken Mehlman on racketeering charges for his alleged involvement in the Jack Abramoff-Tom DeLay crime ring …

GAMING probe set to resume today
Atlanta Journal Constitution (subscription) – GA,USA … hearing, documents are expected to be released detailing the level of Reed’s involvement — but also concentrating on his friend Jack Abramoff, the Washington …

AP: DeLay’s staff tried to help Abramoff Seattle Post Intelligencer – USA
… Tom DeLay’s staff tried to help lobbyist Jack Abramoff win access to Interior Secretary Gale Norton, an effort that succeeded after Abramoff’s Indian tribe …

DEMOCRATS target scandal-weakened DeLay
USA Today – USA
… Bush aide Karl Rove remains under investigation. . Lobbyist Jack Abramoff, a close DeLay associate, was indicted on fraud charges in connection with the …

Myrtle Beach Sun News – Myrtle Beach,SC,USA … Steven Griles’ assertion was challenged by a one-time colleague and by senators who cited e-mails by the lobbyist, Jack Abramoff. …

RICHARDS: All Bones, No Skull
Littleton Independent – Concord,MA,USA
… and making false statements. If Safavian goes down, he can thank the lobbyist Jack Abramoff. Safavian’s alleged performance was …

THE Hammer under the cosh
Financial Times – London,England,UK
… The Safavian arrest is part of a separate investigation into Jack Abramoff, a “super-lobbyist” considered a vital asset to the Republican party. …

THE Best Government Money Can Buy
TPMCafe – New York,NY,USA
Today’s AP report on how Tom DeLay’s staff helped Jack Abramoff get access to then-Interior Secretary Gail Norton for his clients is a real eye opener. …

HOUSE ethics committee opens door to investigations KCEN-TV – Eddy,TX,USA
… asked the committee to conduct an inquiry into his travel, after news stories revealed that some of the expenses were paid by lobbyist Jack Abramoff and his …

DELAY Asked Abramoff for Funds Through Foundation, E-mails Show Bloomberg – USA
4 (Bloomberg) — US Representative Tom DeLay asked Jack Abramoff to raise money for him through an Abramoff foundation, the latest evidence of the ties between …

REP. Ney Subpoenaed in Abramoff Case
San Francisco Chronicle – United States
Rep. Bob Ney of Ohio has been subpoenaed to provide documents and testimony related to the government’s investigation of indicted lobbyist Jack Abramoff. …

ABRAMOFF Probe May Spur Move by Lawmakers to Rein in Lobbyists Bloomberg – USA
Nov. 4 (Bloomberg) — Jack Abramoff, the high-powered Republican lobbyist accused of bilking clients out of millions of dollars, may become the symbol that …

OHIO congressman indicted
Science Daily (press release) – USA
Lobbyist’s fundraising linked to DeLay (November 4, 2005) — E-mail communications reportedly show lobbyist Jack Abramoff raising money for US Rep. …

“I’M sensing shadiness. I’ll stop asking.” TPMCafe – New York,NY,USA
That’s what Jack Abramoff associate, Todd Boulanger, wrote in an email in response to a request to raise money for Tom DeLay through Abramoff’s foundation …

REPUBLICAN subpoenaed in lobbyist Abramoff case Reuters – USA
… Robert Ney notified Congress on Friday that he has been subpoenaed by a federal grand jury examining the lobbying activities Jack Abramoff, the Washington Post …

HOUSE Speaker Rep. Dennis Hastert Caught In Lobbyist Abramoff’s … Huffington Post – New York,NY,USA
… Dennis Hastert sent a letter to Secretary of the Interior Gale Norton urging her to act in favor of clients of the scandal-plagued lobbyist Jack Abramoff. …

THE Virginia GOP’s Dirty Money
Yahoo! News – USA
… not only financed his campaign through a possibly illegal slush fund but has hired three former associates of indicted Republican über-lobbyist Jack Abramoff. …

ADVENTURES of Jack Abramoff — an ugly story Miami Herald – FL,USA
By CARL HIAASEN. The glistening slime trail left by lobbyist Jack Abramoff leads to an infamous homicide scene in South Florida. … www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/news/opinion/13083011.htm

ADVISE Reed not to keep hope alive
Atlanta Journal Constitution (subscription) – GA,USA … Lobbyist Jack Abramoff, a longtime friend of Reed who became known in Washington as “Casino Jack” for representing so many Indian casinos, also found Reed …

NEY sets up defense fund on Abramoff
The Hill – Washington,DC,USA
… are trying to turn up the heat on the Administration Committee chairman because of his past contact with indicted lobbyist Jack Abramoff, according to a source …

THIS Week in Corruption
TPMCafe – New York,NY,USA
… legal wrangling between Tom DeLay and Ronnie Earle continued, and the Senate Indian Affairs committee held hearings featuring two of Jack Abramoff’s associates …

THE Democratic Party
Jack Abramoff Advised Department of Interior Transition. … Jack Abramoff Is A Bush/Cheney Œ04 Pioneer. Abramoff has raised over $100000 for the …

OHIO’S Ney sets up defense fund
Science Daily (press release) – USA
Robert Ney, R-Ohio, in connection with its investigation into lobbyist Jack Abramoff. The … full story. Report: Lobbyist used … www.sciencedaily.com/upi/?feed=TopNews&article

ABRAMOFF inquiry broadens
Raw Story – Cambridge,MA,USA
Thursday’s New York Times will feature a front page story on Jack Abramoff, the lobbyist linked to former House GOP leader DeLay, RAW STORY has learned. …
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VOTERS deserve the truth behind Ney’s actions Chillicothe Gazette – Chillicothe,OH,USA … hear about Rep. Bob Ney’s connection to the investigation surrounding indicted Washington lobbyist Jack Abramoff. Last week, Ney …

PELOSI and Waxman Request Documents Relating to Abramoff’s Request … U.S. Newswire (press release) – Washington,DC,USA … this morning to Harriet Miers, counsel to the President, requesting that she provide Congress with documents relating to lobbyist Jack Abramoff’s request for …

E-MAILS show link between Cornyn, lobbyist under investigation Fort Worth Star Telegram – Fort Worth,TX,USA The lobbyist was Jack Abramoff, who is under federal investigation, along with his partner Michael Scanlon, on allegations of defrauding six Indian tribes of …

THE adventures of Jack Abramoff – an ugly story Ocala.com – Ocala,FL,USA
The glistening slime trail left by lobbyist Jack Abramoff leads to an infamous homicide scene in South Florida. And while the indicted …

THE other cloud on Republican horizon
Christian Science Monitor – Boston,MA,USA … the pending controversies in Washington, few may be as perilous for the Republican majority as the one swirling around former powerhouse lobbyist Jack Abramoff …

EX-PROCUREMENT official eyes Abramoff data Seattle Post Intelligencer – USA
… The former top procurement official in the Bush administration sought a wide range of documents Monday from the criminal investigation of lobbyist Jack Abramoff …

THIS Week in Corruption
TPMCafe – New York,NY,USA
This week in corruption: Tom DeLay can’t get a fair trial in Austin, Jack Abramoff goes to Africa, and one of Ernie Fletcher’s pardonees comes back to haunt him …

A Detour in The Corridor Of Power
Washington Post – United States
… Washington lobbyist Jack Abramoff has been indicted for illegal actions he allegedly took to purchase a fleet of Florida gambling boats from a businessman who …

SULZER gets challenger in primary for Ney’s seat Chillicothe Gazette – Chillicothe,OH,USA … issues like globalization, the war in Iraq, health care and immigration and also hammered Ney on his supposed connection with indicted lobbyist Jack Abramoff. …

INFLUENCE peddling
International Herald Tribune – France
Little did Representative Tom DeLay and other lawmakers dream that in frolicking on the golf junkets of Jack Abramoff, the indicted Republican superlobbyist …

THE other cloud on Republican horizon | csmonitor.com UNDER FIRE: Lobbyist Jack Abramoff listened to his attorney, Abbe Lowell, as he refused to answer questions before the Senate Indian Affairs Committee last …

FRIEND of Abramoff Testifies on Their Ties New York Times – United States
17 – The director of a pro-business environmental group testified on Thursday that she considered the lobbyist Jack Abramoff a “friend and donor” when she …

IS Karl Rove the New Kevin Bacon?
OpEdNews – USA
… Take for instance the little escapade wafting out of Jack Abramoff’s lobby shop and threatening to engulf the Republican Congress. …

SENATORS grill ally of lobbyist for tribal clients Salt Lake Tribune – United States
… who accused her of trying to improperly influence federal officials to advance the interests of tribes represented by controversial lobbyist Jack Abramoff. …

ABRAMOFF Associate Will Likely Plead Guilty Los Angeles Times – CA,USA
… A federal investigation of corrupt lobbying practices on Capitol Hill intensified Friday as a former business associate of lobbyist Jack Abramoff signaled that …

GROUPS Call for Further Investigation into Abramoff Donations KVIA – El Paso,TX,USA
… a Louisiana Indian Casino while collecting financial donations from other tribes who didn’t want the competition and hired lobbyist Jack Abramoff to represent …

SHADEGG’S press release on AP story
AZ Central.com – AZ,USA
They allege US Congressman John Shadegg wrote letters of behalf of, and accepted contributions from, lobbyist Jack Abramoff. The record shows he did neither. …

ABRAMOFF Partner Charged With Conspiracy Herald News Daily – Williston,ND,USA
WASHINGTON – A partner of lobbyist Jack Abramoff is charged with conspiring to defraud American Indian tribes of millions of dollars in a scheme that lavished …

DNC: Texas Republicans Wrapped Up in Abramoff Pay-To-Play Scandal U.S. Newswire (press release) – Washington,DC,USA … The Senate Indian Affairs Committee investigating the dealings of scandal-plagued Republican super lobbyist Jack Abramoff has learned that Sessions and Johnson …

QUESTIONABLE dealings must spur inquiries The Republican – Springfield,MA,USA
Jack Abramoff, the one-time Washington super-lobbyist and GOP fund-raising powerhouse, has been indicted in Florida on federal fraud charges. …

ADVENTURES of Jack Abramoff — an ugly story 06, 2005. Adventures of Jack Abramoff — an ugly story By CARL HIAASEN. The glistening slime trail left by lobbyist Jack Abramoff leads to an infamous …

LOBBYIST with access to the White House raises new problems for … Allentown Morning Call – Allentown,PA,USA … Office. The lobbyist, Jack Abramoff, is being investigated by two US Senate committees and was indicted in Florida on fraud charges. …

SCANLON Pleads Guilty, Cooperates in Abramoff Probe (Update2) Bloomberg – USA
21 (Bloomberg) — Michael Scanlon, a former associate of lobbyist Jack Abramoff, pleaded guilty to conspiring to corrupt public officials and defraud clients …

TWO of Jack Abramoff’s Closest Friends Reunited In Chicago U.S. Newswire (press release) – Washington,DC,USA … The Associated Press reported last week that Hastert helped indicted Republican super-lobbyist Jack Abramoff’s clients after receiving about $103,500 from …

PROBE connects DeMint, lobbyist
The State – Columbia,SC,USA
… Jim DeMint took campaign money from colleagues of embattled Washington lobbyist Jack Abramoff and intervened with the Bush administration in a way favorable to …

DEMOCRATS to run anti-Burns ads
The Missoulian – Missoula,MT,USA
… Republican US Sen. Conrad Burns for his disputed comments about working women and his link to indicted lobbyist Jack Abramoff. It is …

DEMOCRACY 21 Calls for Ethics Investigations Concerning Jack … U.S. Newswire (press release) – Washington,DC,USA … Members engaged in official acts to influence a case-specific regulatory matter at the Interior Department that benefited lobbyist Jack Abramoff’s clients, and …

EX-ABRAMOFF partner to cooperate
The Argus – Fremont,CA,USA
… Michael Scanlon, an ex-aide to former House Republican Leader Tom DeLay and a one-time partner of Republican super lobbyist Jack Abramoff, pleaded guilty to …

Free Market News Network – Pompano Beach,FL,USA A US grand jury in Guam opened an investigation of controversial lobbyist Jack Abramoff more than two years ago, but President Bush removed the supervising …

… House Majority Leader Tom Delay, has agreed to cooperate with prosecutors investigating his former partner, well-connected Republican lobbyist Jack Abramoff. …

FORMER Abramoff partner to cooperate
Seattle Post Intelligencer – USA
By CURT ANDERSON. FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — A former partner of Jack Abramoff has agreed to cooperate in the fraud case against the Washington lobbyist over his …

OHIO congressman in spotlight in Abramoff probe Boston Globe – United States
… 1,” Bob Ney has become the poster boy in the Jack Abramoff bribery probe, a beneficiary of trips, tickets, and campaign donations, allegedly in exchange for …

ABRAMOFF probe broader than thought: paper Reuters – USA
NEW YORK (Reuters) – The US Justice Department’s probe of Republican lobbyist Jack Abramoff is broader than previously thought, examining his dealings with …

LAWMAKERS helped Abramoff tribes get money, and got donations KLFY – Lafayette,LA,USA
… money. The money came from the tribes, lobbyist Jack Abramoff, or his firm. The members of Congress came from both parties. They … www.klfy.com/Global/story.asp?S=4164076

LEGISLATORS who took tribal donations also pressured Interior … … pressed the government to reject an Indian casino in Louisiana while they collected large donations from rival tribes and their lobbyist, Jack Abramoff.

ABRAMOFF investigators turn focus to Congress Houston Chronicle – United States
WASHINGTON – The Justice Department’s wide-reaching investigation of former lobbyist Jack Abramoff has entered a highly active phase as prosecutors are …

DEMINT Denies He Was Bribed to Oppose Casino Authorized Online Casinos – Memphis,TN,USA It is believed that these donations came from associates of lobbyist Jack Abramoff, who represents tribes trying to receive approval for casino licenses. …

ABRAMOFF probe throws wide scandal net over GOP Capitol Hill Blue – VA,USA
The rapidly growing scandals surrounding tainted lobbyist Jack Abramoff now involves four members of Congress, several former and current congressional aides …

POTOMAC Fever: Grassley-Abramoff link doesn’t exist, senator’s … DesMoinesRegister.com – Des Moines,IA,USA Sen. Charles Grassley embroiled in the allegations of impropriety surrounding lobbyist Jack Abramoff? The senator is cited in a … desmoinesregister.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/

TRIBE Says Abramoff Told Them to Donate
Newsday – Long Island,NY,USA
By JOHN SOLOMON and SHARON THEIMER. WASHINGTON — Lobbyist Jack Abramoff instructed an Indian tribe to make a $5,000 donation to Sen. …

THE coming storm: Jack Abramoff’s bipartisan sleaze Online Journal – Silver Springs,FL,USA
It is far too early to tell what kind of impact it will ultimately have on the Republican establishment, but the Jack Abramoff scandal could well be the most …

GOP’S Abramoff Corruption Scandal is Heating Up Brad Blog – USA
Guest blogged by David Edwards Last week, über-lobbyist Jack Abramoff’s former partner Michael Scanlon pleaded guilty. As part … www.bradblog.com/archives/00002082.htm

JACK Abramoff, cinematic genius? He shoulda stayed in Hollywood Seattle Times – United States
… rip-off of casino-rich Indian tribes, before he was summoned to a Senate hearing where he took the Fifth Amendment and refused to testify, Jack Abramoff was a …

TRIBE: Abramoff Arranged Dorgan Donation ABC News – USA
WASHINGTON Nov 29, 2005 — New evidence is emerging that the top Democrat on the Senate committee currently investigating Jack Abramoff got political money …

THE Abramoff affair: Corruption scandal threatens Republican … World Socialist Web Site – Oak Park,MI,USA … operative, publicist and former press spokesman for House Majority Leader Tom DeLay, pled guilty November 21 to conspiring with lobbyist Jack Abramoff to bribe …

BITTEN by the Red Scorpion
The Standard – Hong Kong
… behind this? Fellini? Spielberg? Stallone? No, the correct answer is: Jack Abramoff. That’s right, the Jack Abramoff. Before Abramoff …

WHO Is Jack Abramoff?
Bangor Daily News – Bangor,ME,USA
If you haven’t heard of Jack Abramoff already, you will before long. He is the central figure in a burgeoning scandal that is entangling … www.bangornews.com/news/templates/?a=124367

ABRAMOFF: the prequel
American Thinker – Berkeley,AZ,USA
The left wing media are rubbing their hands together in anticipation of lobbyist Jack Abramoff’s scandals bringing down GOP politicians, neglecting (of course …

GRAPEVINE Whine – Some “Special Interest Groups” Are More Equal … News Hounds – Newport Beach,CA,USA
… Report, Brit Hume used one of the “pickings” on the Grapevine segment to chime in on the campaign to whitewash GOP lobbyist Jack Abramoff by discrediting those …

ABRAMOFF Tribal Client Gave to Lawmakers, Won $3 Million Grant Bloomberg – USA
2 (Bloomberg) — When the US Interior Department rejected a $3 million grant in 2003 for an Indian-tribe client of lobbyist Jack Abramoff, the Indians doubled …

ETHICS Complaint On Ralph Reed
New York Times – United States
… official here Thursday to investigate Ralph Reed, former executive director of the Christian Coalition, who worked with the lobbyist Jack Abramoff to press …

ABRAMOFF inquiry widens into broad corruption investigation Raw Story – Cambridge,MA,USA
Pressure is mounting on Republican lobbyist Jack Abramoff as a federal corruption investigation intensifies, the New York Times is set to report Friday, RAW …

ABRAMOFF prober had ties to lobbyist
Boston Globe – United States
WASHINGTON — The Democrat helping to lead the Senate investigation into Jack Abramoff’s Indian lobbying had his own connections to the controversial …

GROUPS want activist with ties to Abramoff queried Denton Record Chronicle (subscription) – Denton,TX,USA … groups asked a Texas county official Thursday to investigate former Christian Coalition director Ralph Reed, who worked with lobbyist Jack Abramoff to press …

IS the end near for Ney?
Salon – USA
… The Ohio Republican did favors for disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff and his business partner Michael Scanlon, but they were nothing more than “official actions …

Even in Washington, the rise and fall of Jack Abramoff is breathtaking. At his peak he commanded $750-an-hour lobbying fees and maintained impeccable ties …

A Washington scandal with plenty of tentacles Minneapolis Star Tribune (subscription) – MN,USA The Jack Abramoff affair is hanging menacingly over those who were involved with the once-powerful lobbyist. WASHINGTON – The plot …

DORGAN Tangled in Abramoff Web
Washington Post – United States
Revelations about the activities of Jack Abramoff continue to cause discomfort for the many lawmakers who received meals, trips and campaign contributions from …

MCCAIN Says Abramoff Probe Will Lead to More Indictments Bloomberg – USA
4 (Bloomberg) — US Senator John McCain said he expects ``lots’’ of indictments to grow out of the federal investigation of lobbyist Jack Abramoff and that …

DEMOCRAT Dorgan Tied to Abramoff
NewsMax.com – West Palm Beach,FL,USA
Senator Byron Dorgan (DN.D.) is the latest lawmaker ensnared in the scandal surrounding embattled lobbyist Jack Abramoff. Dorgan … www.newsmax.com/archives/ic/2005/12/5/154201.shtml

MCCAIN says more indictments will come
Salt Lake Tribune – United States
John McCain, R-Ariz., said he expects ‘’lots’’ of indictments to grow out of the federal investigation of lobbyist Jack Abramoff and that there was ‘’strong …

RECORDS Show Burns’ Abramoff Meetings
Washington Post – United States
… Conrad Burns and his staff met Jack Abramoff’s lobbying team on at least eight occasions and collected $12,000 in donations around the time that the lawmaker …

HIGH-STAKES players who gambled at the table with Casino Jack The Hill – Washington,DC,USA
… Louisiana Coushatta Indian tribe were questioning lavish fees their leaders had paid to two Washington political insiders, lobbyist Jack Abramoff and public …

BURNS/ABRAMOFF Link Gets Stronger
New West – Missoula,MT,USA
The Associated Press’s Mary Claire Jalonick is reporting on one more deeper connection between Montana Sen. Conrad Burns and indicted lobbyist, Jack Abramoff. …

PLEA Deal Near With 2nd Abramoff Associate Washington Post – United States
Federal prosecutors have all but finalized a plea agreement with a second business partner of former lobbyist Jack Abramoff in exchange for cooperation in the …

BURNS to wait until after Christmas to hit Abramoff issue hard Great Falls Tribune – Great Falls,MT,USA US Sen. Conrad Burns, under attack from Democrats for his ties to controversial lobbyist Jack Abramoff, will hold his fire largely until after Christmas. …

FORMER Associate of Abramoff Could Make Plea Deal FOX News – USA
MIAMI — A federal judge has scheduled a hearing for next week at which a former business associate of Washington lobbyist Jack Abramoff could plead guilty to …

ABRAMOFF’S Secrets, Claims on Lawmakers May Start Emerging Soon Bloomberg – USA
Dec. 9 (Bloomberg) — For years, lobbyist Jack Abramoff wined and dined US lawmakers, spreading donations and earning good will. …

BURNS blasts back at Abramoff
The Missoulian – Missoula,MT,USA
… Sen. Conrad Burns, R-Mont., lashed out this week at Jack Abramoff and suggestions the senator did favors for Abramoff clients. Burns …

THE Abramoff primer
Working for Change – USA
The ever-widening scandal surrounding Republican super-lobbyist Jack Abramoff threatens to take down at least a half-dozen Congressmen in 2006, more of their …

DEMOCRAT on Panel Probing Abramoff to Return Tribal Donations Washington Post – United States
The senior Democrat on the Senate committee investigating former lobbyist Jack Abramoff announced this week that he will return $67,000 in donations from …

DID a Powerful Congressman Receive Favors in Alleged ‘Corruption … ABC News – USA
… court documents suggest Ney may have received favors in an alleged “corruption scheme” involving Washington’s most notorious lobbyists: Jack Abramoff and his …

THE NYT Finally Checks Out the Democrat-Abramoff Connection NewsBusters – USA
Byron Dorgan of North Dakota, ranking Democrat on the Senate committee investigating controversial lobbyist Jack Abramoff, is “returning $67,000 in political …

GREEN Turns Blind Eye to Staffer’s Involvement with Indicted DC … Democratic Party of Wisconsin (press release) – USA … Mark Green’s former chief of staff Mark Graul repeatedly took ticket freebies from indicted Washington, DC lobbyist Jack Abramoff, Green apparently doesn’t …

ABRAMOFF Partner Pleads Guilty in Florida Washington Post – United States
A former business partner of lobbyist Jack Abramoff pleaded guilty in Miami yesterday to fraud and conspiracy in the purchase of a fleet of gambling boats and …

BURNS to return Abramoff money
Helena Independent Record – Helena,MT,USA … Conrad Burns, R-Mont., will return the estimated $150,000 in campaign donations he has received from indicted lobbyist Jack Abramoff, his co-workers and tribal …

REED says he regrets working with Abramoff Columbus Ledger-Enquirer – Columbus,GA,USA ATLANTA – Georgia lieutenant governor candidate Ralph Reed said recently that he regrets having worked with Washington lobbyist Jack Abramoff, who is the …

DNC: Abramoff at the Center of Republican Scandals U.S. Newswire (press release) – Washington,DC,USA … Republicans in Congress are under investigation for their ties to DeLay confidante and indicted Republican super-lobbyist Jack Abramoff, President Bush refuses …

POMBO donates campaign money
Stockton Record – Stockton,CA,USA
SACRAMENTO — Rep. Richard Pombo of Tracy is donating more campaign money — this time, it’s $7,000 given to him by indicted lobbyist Jack Abramoff. …

2ND Senator to Return Abramoff Funds; Lobbyist Paid Columnist Washington Post – United States
Sen. Conrad Burns (R-Mont.) said he plans to return $150,000 in campaign contributions he collected from controversial lobbyist Jack Abramoff and his associates …

COLUMNIST linked to Abramoff suspended
WASHINGTON – A conservative commentator paid by ex-lobbyist Jack Abramoff for writing newspaper columns that aligned with Abramoff’s interests has had his …

RALPH Reed Regrets Taking Abramoff Money Forbes – USA
… Coalition leader Ralph Reed says he regrets funding an antigambling campaign with money from indicted Washington lobbyist Jack Abramoff’s casino-owning clients …

ABRAMOFF Partner Kidan Pleads Guilty in SunCruz Investigation Brad Blog – USA
… Adam Kidan, he the partner of Jack Abramoff in the SunCruz gambling boat scandal (and subsequent murder) has now pleaded guilty to fraud and conspiracy charges …

ABRAMOFF Money Into Cato: The Conscience of the Libertarians Local Liberty Blog – Claremont,CA,USA
Jack Abramoff’s influence extended into payments for columnist Doug Bandow, who resigned from the libertarian Cato Institute once they were revealed. …

UPDATE 1: Baucus Will Return Abramoff Donations Forbes – USA
A second senator involved in the congressional investigation of indicted lobbyist Jack Abramoff is giving away campaign donations connected to the lobbyist …

AUDIT faults Abramoff payments
Pacific Daily News – Hagta,GU,USA
July 2002 was an odd time for a Guam government entity to be writing $9,000-apiece checks for non-emergency payments to Washington, DC, lobbyist Jack Abramoff. …

NEWSPAPERS to drop columnist who took cash Reuters – USA
… on Monday that they would no longer publish opinion pieces by a conservative commentator who has admitted taking payments from lobbyist Jack Abramoff to write …

LOBBYIST Abramoff’s `Equal Money’ Went Mostly to Republicans Bloomberg – USA
Dec. 21 (Bloomberg) — US President George W. Bush calls indicted lobbyist Jack Abramoff ``an equal money dispenser’’ who helped politicians of both parties. …

BAUCUS, Demos giving Abramoff funds to charity Helena Independent Record – Helena,MT,USA … Democratic Party announced Monday they are giving away nearly $24,000 in donations received from associates and clients of indicted lobbyist Jack Abramoff. …

LOBBYIST’S web extends to the Pacific
WASHINGTON – Indicted former Washington lobbyist Jack Abramoff was secretly hired by Guam to fight a proposal in Congress to reorganize the Pacific island’s …

BRIEFING: GOP lobbyist Abramoff nearing plea agreement Pioneer Press – St. Paul,MN,USA
WASHINGTON — Jack Abramoff, the Republican lobbyist under indictment for fraud in Florida, is expected to reach a plea agreement in the Miami criminal case …

LAWMAKERS Hasten to Return Abramoff Gifts Herald News Daily – Williston,ND,USA
… House banking scandal that led to the retirement or ouster of 77 lawmakers has a corruption probe like the one involving lobbyist Jack Abramoff struck fear in …

HOW many conservative columnists did Jack Abramoff rent for his … Media Matters for America – Washington,DC,USA … Northern Mariana Islands by conservative columnists Doug Bandow and Peter Ferrara, both of whom have admitted to taking money from Jack Abramoff in exchange …

OKLA. Congressman Donating Abramoff Money Forbes – USA
… Ernest Istook of Oklahoma is the latest congressman giving away campaign donations from lobbyist Jack Abramoff, who is at the center of a federal corruption …

ABRAMOFF donations heading to reservations Great Falls Tribune – Great Falls,MT,USA … Conrad Burns’ staff is still working out the details of how to return about $150,000 in donations from indicted Washington lobbyist Jack Abramoff and his …

TRIBES’ support for Hayworth not via Abramoff Arizona Daily Star – Tucson,AZ,USA
But the donations had nothing to do with actions that have disgraced ex-lobbyist Jack Abramoff and Hayworth has no reason to return the money because the …

BURNS gives up ground in poll
Billings Gazette – MT, USA
… top Democrats has eroded, with a majority of Montana voters voicing concern over his taking campaign funds from indicted lobbyist Jack Abramoff’s clients, a …

WILL Mr. Abramoff Sing?
Hartford Courant – United States
With another guilty plea by an ex-business partner of Jack Abramoff, a federal investigation of corruption involving the former Washington lobbyist may be …

A compromised investigator
Providence Journal (subscription) – Providence,RI,USA The scandals spreading around lobbyist Jack Abramoff have been mostly Republican affairs. But they have not been without participation from across the aisle. …

PERFORMANCE Outweighs Lapses in Ethics for Many Ohio Voters Los Angeles Times – CA,USA
… The six-term Republican, implicated but not indicted in the spreading influence-peddling investigation involving lobbyist Jack Abramoff, has been subpoenaed by …

New York Post – New York,NY,USA
… Charlie Rangel has taken more donations from American Indian tribes tied to sleazy lobbyist Jack Abramoff than almost any other Democrat in the House, finance …

ABRAMOFF’S Fall Is Surpassing His Rise
Washington Post – United States
Jack Abramoff liked to slip into dialogue from “The Godfather” as he led his lobbying colleagues in planning their next conquest on Capitol Hill. …


MARKETPLACE of ideas taxing credibility
San Jose Mercury News – CA, USA
… opinion. It came out last week that a couple of conservative pundits have been on the take from lobbyist extraordinaire Jack Abramoff. …

LOCAL Congressman Speaks Out About Charges WTRF – Wheeling,WV,USA
… wrong-doing, saying that it is significant that he is listed as 15th in the order of those who supposedly acccepted contributions from Lobbyist Jack Abramoff. …

LOBBYIST plea could entangle Washington
Washington Times – Washington,DC,USA
Authorities are putting together the pieces of the lobbying web of Jack Abramoff, and the resulting investigation could brew into a wide Washington scandal. …

SIX Degrees of Abramoff’ Snares a Boy Scout Bloomberg – USA
… In one of the deals that went especially bad for notorious lobbyist Jack Abramoff and a partner, Adam Kidan, the owner of a gambling cruise ship fleet, Gus …
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SAVING President Bush
Slate – USA
… slow news week, bloggers are playing media critics, reacting to Washington Post stories on President Bush’s political strategies and the Jack Abramoff saga, as …

Free Market News Network – Pompano Beach,FL,USA Jack Abramoff, a Republican activist for 20 years and a generous donor to President George W. Bush’s election and reelection campaigns, is accused of fraud in …

Evansville Courier & Press (subscription) – Evansville,IN,USA … According to news reports, influence peddler Jack Abramoff is talking about a deal in the investigation that openly has targeted one House member and is …

WHITE man takes the Indian again
Daily Breeze – Torrance,CA,USA
Jack Abramoff entrusted with the distribution of some $28 million paid him in tribal money, faces trial on a number of charges so threatening to his career …

LOBBYIST Jack Abramoff may be about to cut a deal, and that’s bad … U.S. News & World Report – USA
By Silla Brush. It hasn’t been a really happy holiday season for Jack Abramoff. With two of his closest business partners turning … www.usnews.com/usnews/news/articles/060109/9abramoff.htm

FOLLOWING Bill Gates Linux Attack Money: DeLay – Abramoff … LXer – Kerrville,TX,USA
A look at the financing of a conservative non-profit group finds a link between indicted lobbyist Jack Abramoff and indicted Rep. Tom DeLay, R-Texas. …

MAKING Connections at the Skybox
New York Times – United States
… All Washington is waiting for the details of a reported plea agreement with Jack Abramoff, the influential Republican lobbyist who is facing multiple …

REP. Ney Confident HeŒll Be Cleared
Brocktown News – NV, USA
… Bob Ney (, , ) of Ohio, a focus of the criminal investigation into Jack AbramoffŒs lobbying, says heŒs had no conversations with the Justice Department and …

Free Market News Network – Pompano Beach,FL,USA Will we ever know who Jack Abramoff really is? The poster, Visible at Smoking Mirrors, has a few suggestions: “Is he a scheming, unprincipled …

WILL K Street be punished for Jack Abramoff ? Washington Post – United States
So if the investigations of lobbyist Jack Abramoff produce indictments of members of Congress, their spouses, their staffers or of other lobbyists, don’t be …

DOZENS send back lobbyist’s donations
Boston Globe – United States
WASHINGTON — Members of Congress who once counted on super-lobbyist Jack Abramoff to help finance their campaigns have begun returning the cash they got from …

JACK Abramoff and the Politics of 2006
Yahoo! News – USA
The Nation — By any serious definition of the word, Republican super-lobbyist Jack Abramoff is a rat. His decision to enter guilty …

JACK bails, faces jail: Abramoff pleads, will rat out pals Boston Herald – United States
Embattled lobbyist Jack Abramoff pleaded guilty yesterday to federal charges of conspiracy, tax evasion and mail fraud, agreeing to cooperate in an influence …

KEY Events in the Jack Abramoff Probe
Guardian Unlimited – UK
By The Associated Press. – Dec. 13-22: Six members of Congress – Rep. Ernest Istook, R-Okla.; Sen. Sam Brownback, R-Kan.; Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont.; Rep. …

ABRAMOFF started his career at the bottom San Jose Mercury News – CA, USA
BY STEVEN THOMMA. WASHINGTON – For a Republican, Jack Abramoff started at the bottom of the bottom: in Massachusetts, the quintessential “blue state.”. …

Slate – USA
By David Wallace-Wells. The Jack Abramoff plea agreement has produced much analysis and speculation. Bloggers are also discussing … www.slate.com/id/2133730/?nav=fix

ABRAMOFF plea could bring renewed scrutiny of Hastert letter San Jose Mercury News – CA, USA
WASHINGTON – The guilty plea by lobbyist Jack Abramoff could bring renewed scrutiny of a letter sent by House Speaker Dennis Hastert of Illinois to Interior …

ABRAMOFF, clients gave thousands to California officials San Jose Mercury News – CA, USA
LOS ANGELES – Disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff or Indian tribes he once represented donated tens of thousands of dollars to members of Congress from California …

EHRLICH, Other Local Officials To Return Abramoff Funds Washington Post – United States
… Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. announced yesterday that he will return $16,000 in campaign contributions he received from disgraced Washington lobbyist Jack Abramoff. …

POLITICIANS run from the Abramoff scandal San Jose Mercury News – CA, USA
WASHINGTON – President Bush and other political leaders scrambled Wednesday to distance themselves from disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff by giving Abramoff …

GREGG, Sununu giving Abramoff-related donations to charity Boston Globe – United States
Judd Gregg said Wednesday the senator has never had any contact with lobbyist Jack Abramoff, who pleaded guilty to fraud, corruption and tax-evasion charges …

BUSH men race to return Abramoff cash
The Standard – Hong Kong
From the Oval Office to Capitol Hill, prominent Republicans are scrambling to shed campaign contributions linked to disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff as his …

ARIANNA Huffington: Take It Back, Jack: the Abramoff Scandal … Yahoo! News – USA
… In all, some five dozen politicians have suddenly decided that Jack Abramoff’s money is no longer acceptable — including those like Sam Brownback and Conrad …
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TYCO acknowledges past payment to Abramoff MSNBC – USA
WASHINGTON – Tyco International, whose former CEO became a symbol of corporate corruption, acknowledged Thursday it is the Jack Abramoff client referred to as …

NETHERCUTT returning money received from Abramoff Seattle Post Intelligencer – USA
… George Nethercutt, R-Wash., has donated to charity $1,000 he received from disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff, his office said Thursday. …

ABRAMOFF’S money: Not all lawmakers are giving it up Seattle Post Intelligencer – USA
WASHINGTON — While dozens of lawmakers are dumping contributions from disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff and his clients, others including Senate Democratic …

THINK Progress “ Abramoff: The House That Jack Built Burns “and his staff met Jack Abramoff’s lobbying team on at least eight occasions” … The trip “was part of an effort by former aide Jack Abramoff to stop …

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The Charges Against Jack Abramoff. Posted by Tim Tagaris on January 3, 2006 at 12:04 PM. Email this · Print this · Blog this · United States of America v. …

CNN.COM – Lobbyist admits to kickbacks, fraud – Jan 3, 2006 Former high-powered lobbyist Jack Abramoff pleaded guilty Tuesday to conspiracy,
fraud and tax evasion charges, agreeing to cooperate in a federal …

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