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27/2/06

Jack Abramoff Links 13 - 26 February 2006

   

Date: Sun, 26 Feb 2006

‘ABRAMOFF-ITIS’ prompts state lawmakers to revamp lobbying laws Newsday – Long Island,NY,USA
BOISE, Idaho — State capitols across America have been hit by “Jack Abramoff-itis,” as scandals surrounding the federal lobbyist prompt legislatures from …
www.newsday.com/news/local/wire/newyork/ny-bc-ny—abramo
ff-itisspre0226feb26,0,97875.story?coll=ny-region-apnewyork

RICHARD BABB: Fleecing the Indians thrice Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal – Tupelo,MS,USA … to tellthe players. Case in point: former high-rolling lobbyist Jack a/k/a, Black Jack or Casino Jack Abramoff. Abramoff, a former …
www.djournal.com/pages/story.asp?ID=213716&pub=1&div=Opinion

Date: Fri, 24 Feb 2006

RESTORING The Public Trust
TomPaine.com – Washington,D.C.,USA
… DeLay was a man on the move and on the take. But he needed help to sustain the cash flow. He found it in a fellow right wing ideologue named Jack Abramoff. …
www.tompaine.com/articles/2006/02/24/restoring_the_public_trust.php

STRUCTURE of Congress
PBS – USA
KWAME HOLMAN: That image of Jack Abramoff, wearing the black fedora, emerging from the courthouse last month after pleading guilty to, among other charges …
www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/congress/jan-june06/lobby_2-23.html

Date: Sat, 25 Feb 2006

TIME Magazine Archive Article — When George Met Jack — Jan. 30, 2006 Garza told TIME, “We were very happy that Jack Abramoff helped us to be with the President. Bush was in a very good mood—very upbeat and positive. …
www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1151784,00.html

Date: Thu, 23 Feb 2006

CONGRESSMAN linked to Abramoff scandal announces re-election bid San Jose Mercury News – CA, USA
… announced his bid for a ninth term in Congress on Thursday, saying he may be facing his toughest campaign because of his ties to indicted lobbyist Jack Abramoff …
www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/news/loca
l/states/california/northern_california/13947281.htm

ABRAMOFF Role Eyed in Malaysian’s Visit
Forward – New York,NY,USA
Disgraced GOP lobbyist Jack Abramoff may have played a key role in setting up a 2002 meeting between President Bush and an Asian leader known for his anti …
www.forward.com/articles/7398

Date: Wed, 22 Feb 2006

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/news/nationworld/politics/la-na-chari
ties11feb11,1,291233.story?coll=la-news-politics-national

Date: Tue, 21 Feb 2006

EX-MALASIAN Leader Says He Paid Abramoff Houston Chronicle – United States
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said Monday that disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff was paid $1.2 million to organize his 2002 …
www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/ap/world/3673369.html

SIX degrees of Jack Abramoff
University of Colorado The Campus Press – Boulder,Colorado,USA … What is the firm of Greenburg Traurig? It’s just the firm that crooked lobbyist Jack Abramoff was just fired from after pleading guilty to three felonies. …
www.thecampuspress.com/opinion/2006/02/Issue6staffed.php

JACK Abramoff’s White Man’s Burden: How The Sleazy Lobbyist Worked … BuzzFlash – Chicago,IL,USA
… A top-secret meeting was then underway between Savimbi and his boosters led by a young American Republican activist, none other than Jack Abramoff, a man who …
www.buzzflash.com/contributors/06/02/con06067.html

Date: Sun, 19 Feb 2006

PROSECUTORS, Abramoff Defense Lawyers Ask for Sentencing Delay All Headline News – USA
Miami, FL (AHN) – The US Department of Justice as well as defense lawyers asked to delay the upcoming sentencing of lobbyist Jack Abramoff after his conviction …
www.allheadlinenews.com/articles/7002471932

Date: Sat, 18 Feb 2006

TRIBES’ new clout threatened by Abramoff fallout Seattle Times – United States
WASHINGTON — Indian tribes are bracing for their first test of political power following the scandal over lobbyist Jack Abramoff, who admitted defrauding …
seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2002813207_tribaldonors16m.html

DELAY Sought in Abramoff’s Fla. Sentencing ABC News – USA
MIAMI Feb 17, 2006 (AP)— The Justice Department and defense lawyers asked a federal judge Friday to delay the March sentencing of lobbyist Jack Abramoff in a …
www.abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory?id=1632893

LOBBYIST Abramoff Describes Pictures of a “Bearded, Fatter Me” … Washingtonian.com – Washington,DC,USA
Within an hour, Jack Abramoff contacted the author, Washingtonian national editor Kim Eisler, and asked that the report be deleted from the Washingtonian.com …
www.washingtonian.com/inwashington/buzz/2006/abramoffpictures1.html

GONZALES Refuses To Step Down From Abramoff Probe All Headline News – USA
Washington, DC (AHN) – Attorney General Alberto Gonzales says he will not remove himself from the investigation of Jack Abramoff and the lobbyist’s ties to …
www.allheadlinenews.com/articles/7002452735

JACK Abramoff’s black hat
Jerusalem Post – Israel
… WHICH BRINGS me to Jack Abramoff’s hat, the dark fedora he wore when he came to court to plead guilty to corruption charges involving political influence …
www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?cid=1139395438
613&pagename=JPost%2FJPArticle%2FShowFull

SENATE Democrats see conflict in Abramoff probe Jamaica Observer – Kingston,Jamaica
… on Thursday asked US attorney general Alberto Gonzales to remove himself from the corruption investigation involving lobbyist Jack Abramoff, citing Abramoff’s …
www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/html/20060218T210000-0500_99047
_OBS_SENATE_DEMOCRATS_SEE_CONFLICT_IN_ABRAMOFF_PROBE.asp

SAGINAW tribe tries to put Abramoff in past MLive.com – MI,USA
By TIM MARTIN. MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — The Saginaw Chippewa Indian tribe is trying to move on from the scandal involving indicted lobbyist Jack Abramoff. …
www.mlive.com/newsflash/business/index.ssf?/base/ne
ws-32/114027985260590.xml&storylist=mibusiness

DELAY in Abramoff sentence sought
Denver Post – Denver,CO,USA
Miami – The Justice Department and defense attorneys asked a federal judge Friday to delay the March sentencing of lobbyist Jack Abramoff in a Florida fraud …
www.denverpost.com/nationworld/ci_3522035

Date: Thu, 16 Feb 2006

GEORGE Clooney not sorry he made fun of Abramoff Macon Telegraph – Macon,GA,USA
… giving speeches again at next month’s Academy Awards, says he has no regrets about making an off-color joke about disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff during last …
www.macon.com/mld/macon/entertainment/13892777.htm

APARTHEID Apologist: Black Jack Abramoff’s Early Adventures PEJ News – Victoria,BC,Canada
… A top-secret meeting was then underway between Savimbi and his boosters led by a young American Republican activist, none other than Jack Abramoff, a man who …
www.pej.org/html/modules.php?op=modload&name=N
ews&file=article&sid=4225&mode=thread&order=0&thold=0

Date: Wed, 15 Feb 2006

RECORDS Detail Senator’s Links to Abramoff’s Clients Los Angeles Times – CA,USA
WASHINGTON — Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) wrote at least four letters helpful to Indian tribes represented by Jack Abramoff, and the senator’s …
www.latimes.com/news/politics/la-na-reid15feb15,0,869194.story?coll=la-headlines-politics

ABRAMOFF Charged Malaysia for Meeting With Bush Los Angeles Times – CA,USA
… prime minister in 2002, it did what many other well-heeled interests in Washington did: It called on well-connected lobbyist Jack Abramoff for help. …
www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-abram
off15feb15,0,5644434.story?coll=la-home-headlines

SOURCE: Abramoff Contacted Rove For Client Post Chronicle – USA
… 15, 2006 (UPI) — A former associate of Jack Abramoff claims the lobbyist contacted presidential adviser Karl Rove to arrange a White House meeting with …
www.postchronicle.com/news/breakingnews/article_2126933.shtml

Date: Mon, 13 Feb 2006

FREE speech at risk in Abramoff’s shadow MSNBC – USA
… The recent indictment of Washington lobbyist Jack Abramoff allegedly threatens the careers of numerous elected officials who accepted contributions from him or …
msnbc.msn.com/id/11331903/

ABRAMOFF was just one of many
Scripps Howard News Service – Washington,DC,USA … In Washington these days there is great speculation about exactly how intimately President Bush and super-lobbyist Jack Abramoff were acquainted. …
www.shns.com/shns/g_index2.cfm?action=detail&pk=ABRAMOFF-02-14-06

RECORDS: Abramoff Paid for GOP AideŒs Trip Brocktown News – NV, USA
… ET. WASHINGTON – A former top , , ) traveled to Puerto Rico on a trip paid for by Jack AbramoffŒs lobbying firm, records show. …
www.localnewsleader.com/brocktown/stories/index.php?action=fullnews&id=142333

AP continued to mislead on purported Abramoff-Reid link Media Matters for America – Washington,DC,USA Harry Reid (D-NV) and disgraced Republican lobbyist Jack Abramoff, a follow-up AP article misrepresented new evidence, which the AP suggested provides further …
mediamatters.org/items/200602130005

ABRAMOFF Hired Anti-Bush Writer
Accuracy In Media – Washington,DC,USA
… The liberals want the public to believe that Jack Abramoff was a “Republican” lobbyist, even though his clients, and associated firms showered money on …
www.aim.org/media_monitor/4351_0_2_0_C/

  
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