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  • Lawmaker: McDonnell verdict won't stick

    Virginia state Sen. Dick Black, former chief of the Army's Criminal Law Division at the Pentagon, said he suspects the bad news won't last.

  • Money trail connects watchdog group CREW to the for-profit colleges it defended

    When the Left started going after for-profit colleges, it was noteworthy that CREW took the opposing side â€" a forthcoming report by the Center for Consumer Freedom helps to explain why. 

  • Firm allegedly gipped workers out of jobs, $100K

    NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors hammered a Brooklyn contractor Wednesday with allegations he cheated workers out of $100,000 and reneged on promises of permanent jobs and health care. Contractor Anthony Miller and his firm Bael Out Enterprises were arraigned in Brooklyn Supreme Court on charges...

  • DC prosecutors defer to judge in corruption case

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Prosecutors say they won't oppose a light sentence for a former District of Columbia Council candidate who lied about his campaign financing. The Washington Post (http://wapo.st/1vLlEXt ) reports that prosecutors say they will defer to Judge Anita Josey-Herring at Jeff Smith's...

  • Report: State agency broke hiring rules for years

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Department of Transportation circumvented rules devised to keep politics out of state jobs and improperly hired more than 250 people in the last decade, accelerating the practice under Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn, the state's top investigator decreed in a...

  • Perry PAC Web ad responds to governor's indictment

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Gov. Rick Perry's new political action committee has released a Web video responding to his indictment on felony charges of abuse of power. RickPAC's video features footage of Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg's unruly behavior following her 2013 drunken...

  • Blagojevich, state corruption feature in ruling

    CHICAGO (AP) — A U.S. appeals court took on the issue of Illinois corruption under now-imprisoned former Gov. Rod Blagojevich as it revived a lawsuit alleging that racetrack owners bribed the Democrat to get him to push through legislation that cost casinos $90 million. In reinstating the case...

  • Texas' Rick Perry indicted for coercion for veto threat

    A grand jury indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Friday on charges of abusing the powers of his office by carrying out a threat to veto funding for state prosecutors investigating public corruption.

  • Inspectors general say Obama aides obstruct investigations: Examiner Editorial

    Billions of tax dollars are being lost every day to waste, fraud and corruption in the federal government, but President Obama's administration is blocking inspectors general -- the officials who are most likely to find and expose such wrongdoing -- from doing their jobs.

  • VIDEO: US-Africa summit eyes trade, political corruption

    Three day U.S.-African Leaders Summit seeks to strengthen economic ties and encourage democratic development.



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