Mayors Against Illegal Guns (MAIG) member and Spring Valley Mayor Noramie Jasmin was arrested yesterday for allegedly accepting bribes from an undercover FBI agent, as part of a wide-ranging federal corruption probe that netted six New York state politicians.
State Rep. Connie Howard, a Chicago Democrat who endorsed Barack Obama in February, resigned early this month as prosecutors investigate alleged corruption in the AIDS awareness group Howard cofounded.
Washington, D.C. councilmen have joined the chorus of residents calling for Mayor Vincent Gray’s head.
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has allegedly deposited nearly $13 million in U.S. taxpayer aid into a secret bank account, and routinely uses his political connections to profit from the stagnant peace process, according to testimony presented to Congress Tuesday by several Middle East experts.
The House Ethics Committee will decide Monday whether to launch a full investigation into alleged ethics violations by Rep. Shelley Berkley (D., Nev.), who is accused of advocating for a matter in which she had a personal financial interest.
Tennessee real estate mogul Franklin Haney’s $1 million donation to President Obama’s re-election Super PAC may draw increased scrutiny to Obama’s fundraising efforts, considering Haney’s well-documented record of scandals, fines, and indictments.
A top Democratic aide has been arrested for federal corruption charges in Connecticut.
New documents reveal that the Obama administration colluded with drug companies to lead a public relations campaign to build support for Obamacare in exchange for a multi-billion dollar tax break.
An Arizona Democrat has been slapped with a slew of corruption charges, relating to his attempt to squeeze thousands of dollars of sports tickets out of undercover FBI agents posing as real estate developers.
The progressive non-profit advocacy group United Republic, which is dedicated to rooting out “big money in politics,” has failed to disclose its big-money donors despite numerous promises to do so.