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14/2/06

Jack Abramoff Links 1 - 12 February 2006

   

Date: Sun, 12 Feb 2006

PHOTO shows Bush, Abramoff at meeting
CNN – USA
WASHINGTON (CNN) — Disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff accompanied a Native American tribal chief he was trying to sign as a client to a White House meeting …
www.cnn.com/2006/POLITICS/02/12/abramoff/

Date: Sat, 11 Feb 2006

ABRAMOFF, Bush Seen Together in First Photo in Time Magazine Bloomberg – USA
11 (Bloomberg) — President George W. Bush and disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff appear together in a photograph on Time Magazine’s Web site that represents the …
www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000087
& sid=aEDc1pQvKth0&refer=top_world_news

SEN. Reid Knee Deep in Abramoff Dirt
AXcess News – Carson City,NV,USA
By Jim Kouri. (AXcess News) New York – Senator Harry Reid is one of the most vocal critics of Republican ties to rogue lobbyist Jack Abramoff. …
www.axcessnews.com/modules/wfsection/article.php?articleid=8083

OLBERMANN Ignores Harry Reid Links to Abramoff, But Still Presses … NewsBusters – USA
… MSNBC’s Keith Olbermann has ignored the recent report from AP detailing Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid’s dealings with disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff. …
newsbusters.org/node/3992

ABRAMOFF’S Charity Began at Home
Los Angeles Times – CA,USA
… WASHINGTON — In his own way, disgraced super-lobbyist Jack Abramoff engaged in many charitable endeavors over the course of his decade-long career as a …
www.latimes.com/business/taxes/la-na-charities11f
eb11,1,7166660.story?coll=la-headlines-business-taxes

ABRAMOFF Says He Met Bush Many Times
CBS News – USA
(CBS/AP) Jack Abramoff says in newly disclosed e-mail messages that he met President Bush “almost a dozen” times, challenging Mr. Bush’s contention that he …
www.cbsnews.com/stories/2006/02/10/politics/main1303778.shtml

ONLINE POLL: 68% Find Jack Abramoff More Credible Than George Bush Think Progress – Washington,DC,USA
American Online is taking a poll: “Whose account of Bush and Abramoff’s ties seems more believable?” Over 100,000 people have voted. … thinkprogress.org/2006/02/10/68-percent-believe-abramoff/

MSNBC’S Witt falsely claimed Reid received campaign contributions … Media Matters for America – Washington,DC,USA … MSNBC Live anchor Alex Witt falsely claimed that Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid received political contributions from former lobbyist Jack Abramoff. …
mediamatters.org/items/200602100012

Date: Fri, 10 Feb 2006

ABRAMOFF says he met Bush “almost a dozen” times Reuters – USA
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Jack Abramoff said in correspondence made public on Thursday that President Bush met him “almost a dozen” times, disputing White House …
today.reuters.com/news/newsArticle.aspx?type=politicsNews&storyID=
2006-02-09T235347Z_01_N09414019_RTRUKOC_0_US-CRIME-ABRAMOFF.xml

REID Aided Abramoff Clients, Records Show ABC News – USA
Lobbyist Jack Abramoff leaves Federal Court in Washington Jan. 3, 2006, after pleading guilty to federal charges of conspiracy, tax … abcnews.go.com/Politics/wireStory?id=1599896

JACK Abramoff, RFK and Chief Joseph
Native Times – USA
Recently, I sat through some of the Congressional hearings into the scandal involving Jack Abramoff and his arrogant misuse of his powerful position. …
www.nativetimes.com/index.asp?action=displayarticle&article_id=7555

RECORDS: Abramoff Paid for GOP Aide’s Trip Houston Chronicle – United States
… Republican Rep. John Doolittle traveled to Puerto Rico on a trip paid for by Jack Abramoff’s lobbying firm, records show. House … www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/ap/politics/3646993.html

DELAY distances self from Abramoff
KLTV – Tyler,TX,USA
WASHINGTON US Representative Tom DeLay is trying to distance himself from disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff in letters to GOP voters. … www.kltv.com/Global/story.asp?S=4482552&nav=1TjD

Date: Wed, 08 Feb 2006

EXCLUSIVE EMAILS: Jack Abramoff Describes Relationship With … Think Progress – Washington,DC,USA
ThinkProgress has obtained emails written by Jack Abramoff in which the fallen lobbyist personally describes his relationship with President Bush. …
thinkprogress.org/2006/02/08/exclusive-abramoff-emails/

JACK Abramoff Scandal
MichNews.com – Troy,MI,USA
By Rachel Alexander. We have learned from history that the problem with placing restrictions on lobbying and campaign finance is … www.michnews.com/artman/publish/article_11641.shtml

JACK Abramoff News – The New York Times
News about Jack Abramoff. Commentary and archival information about Jack Abramoff from The New York Times.
topics.nytimes.com/top/reference/timestopics
/people/a/jack_abramoff/index.html?inline=nyt-per

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 …
www.cnn.com/2006/POLITICS/01/03/abramoff.plea/index.html

JACK Abramoff – SourceWatch
Jack Abramoff, the disgraced long-time Washington insider whom Congressman Tom DeLay once … Key Players in the Investigation of Lobbyist Jack Abramoff” …
www.disinfopedia.org/wiki.phtml?title=Jack_Abramoff

Date: Tue, 07 Feb 2006

ABRAMOFF’S illegal acts
Seattle Times – United States
Lobbyist Jack Abramoff pleaded guilty last month to four felonies involving wire fraud, conspiracy to defraud his clients, schemes to corrupt public officials …
seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2002789152_crimes07m.html

JACK Abramoff & the Republican Black Hand MadCow Morning News – Venice,FL,USA
… When Jack Abramoff showed up looking like an old-time Mafia don complete with black fedora and matching trench coat last month, to plead guilty to felony fraud …
www.madcowprod.com/02072006.html

Date: Mon, 06 Feb 2006

CONTRIBUTIONS from Abramoff may unseat many politicians in … Newstarget.com – Taichung,Taiwan
Senators Byron Dorgan and Conrad Burns have returned contributions made by lobbyist Jack Abramoff, the subject of a federal corruption investigation involving …
www.counterthink.org/017433.html

WONK’D: The Man of the Hour, Jack Abramoff! Yahoo! News – USA
The Democrats want a special prosecutor in the investigation of Jack Abramoff. And what does Jack Abramoff want? Why, just a good physical therapist! …
news.yahoo.com/s/wonkette/20060203/en_wonkette/wonkd
themanoftheh ourjackabramoff;_ylt=A86.I0cM1udDSbEA2Qv
9wxIF;_ylu=X3oDMTBjMHVqMTQ4BHNlYwN5bnN1YmNhdA—

JACK Abramoff, Hollywood Stud
DemocracyArsenal.org – New York,NY,USA
If you’re interested in a little light reading on Jack Abramoff’s prior career as a Hollywood producer (as well as a shameless plug for a non-Democracy Arsenal …
www.democracyarsenal.org/2006/02/jack_abramoff_h.html

Date: Sun, 05 Feb 2006

IN Defense of Jack Abramoff
Pacific News Service – San Francisco,CA,USA … By now thousands of published articles, ranging from critical to hateful, have appeared about the famous Jack Abramoff — Orthodox Jew, former Washington super …
news.pacificnews.org/news/view_article.html?article_id=bd29b3868d8d6b1de83bed6457576e75

Date: Sat, 04 Feb 2006

JACK Abramoff and Me: The True Truth
TPMCafe – New York,NY,USA
… Before proceeding with this week’s column, please be advised of the following: I have not received any money from Jack Abramoff, and I am giving it back. …
www.tpmcafe.com/story/2006/2/4/104210/3457

Date: Fri, 03 Feb 2006

REID’S Abramoff ties
Town Hall – Washington,DC,USA
Harry Reid of Nevada began receiving campaign contributions from at least four American Indian tribes only after they hired Jack Abramoff, Republicans charged …
www.townhall.com/blogs/capitolreport/TimChapman/story/2006/02/03/185105.html

SPECIAL counsel sought in Abramoff case
Houston Chronicle – United States
… Justice Department on Thursday to appoint a special prosecutor to take over the department’s criminal investigation centered on Jack Abramoff, the Republican …
www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/nation/3632972.html

DOOLITTLE did a lot for Abramoff
Scripps Howard News Service – Washington,DC,USA … Somewhere along the line, Doolittle became involved with Jack Abramoff, a Republican lobbyist whose chief clients were Indian tribes that run casinos _ but …
www.shns.com/shns/g_index2.cfm?action=detail&pk=WALTERS-02-02-06

NCAI president says tribes moving on after Abramoff Biloxi Sun Herald – MS, USA
WASHINGTON – The president of the National Congress of American Indians said Thursday that Indian nations are moving on after the Jack Abramoff scandal, and …
www.sunherald.com/mld/sunherald/news/politics/13777265.htm

NATIVE America media: Tribes’ greed led them into Jack Abramoff … The Athens News – Athens,OH,USA
SAN FRANCISCO – American Indian media give little sympathy to tribes involved with Washington, DC, lobbyists Michael Scanlon and Jack Abramoff, currently under …
www.athensnews.com/issue/article.php3?story_id=23309

AMERICAN Indians: Victims of Jack Abramoff and Republicans’ … CounterBias.com – USA
by Mike Graham. The Jack Abramoff lobbying issue has put the Republican Party’s head on the chopping block. This one issue has shown … www.counterbias.com/545.html

Date: Wed, 01 Feb 2006

PROSECUTOR Seeks DeLay-Abramoff Trip Info Washington Post – United States
WASHINGTON — A European trip former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay took six years ago with disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff is the new focus of a money …
www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/02/01/AR2006020101995.html

UPDATE 1-Bush wants lobbyist reform after Abramoff scandal Reuters – USA
… President George W. Bush on Wednesday called for overhauling the way lobbyists do business in Washington in the wake of the Jack Abramoff scandal, and the …
today.reuters.com/investing/financeArticle.aspx?type=bondsNews&storyID=
2006-02-01T222809Z_01_N01357625_RTRIDST_0_BUSH-LOBBYISTS-UPDATE-1.XML

NATIVE American Media: Tribes’ greed led them into Abramoff … FinalCall.com – Chicago,IL,USA
American Indian media give little sympathy to tribes involved with Washington, DC, lobbyists Michael Scanlon and Jack Abramoff, currently under investigation …
www.finalcall.com/artman/publish/article_2398.shtml

  
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