Corruption  (Page 3)

Whiskey, Prostitutes, Cash: ‘Fat Leonard’ Scandal Rocks U.S. Navy

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 28, 2016 at 6:00pm 5/28/2016 at 6:00pm

The U.S. has investigated numerous naval officers over possible connections to a Malaysian businessman Leonard Glenn “Fat Leonard” Francis, who bribed leaders with whiskey, prostitutes, and cash.

A California court unsealed three indictments on Friday against three Naval soldiers to face charges of working with Fat Leonard. The courts already charged Cmdr....

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IRS Employee Explains Why Conservative Groups Were Targeted

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 2:30pm 5/24/2016 at 2:30pm

Cleta Mitchell is a conservative activist who has been very vocal about the IRS scandal which involved the targeting of conservative Tea Party groups in the run-up to the 2012 election.

She recently appeared on C-Span and an alleged IRS employee called into the show and explained to her that he would...

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“Clinton Cash” Documentary to Open Right Before Dem Convention

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 21, 2016 at 7:00am 5/21/2016 at 7:00am

The new film “Hillary’s America” is opening this summer right before the Democratic convention and so is a documentary called “Clinton Cash” which has an obvious focus.

The New York Post provides an overview:

First look at explosive Hillary documentary, ‘Clinton Cash’

Hillary Clinton says that when she and her husband moved out of...

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Brazil Senate Impeaches President Over Budget Violations

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 13, 2016 at 4:00pm 5/13/2016 at 4:00pm

Brazil’s senate voted to begin an impeachment trial for President Dilma Rousseff over alleged budget violations.

She must relinquish her presidential duties for at least six months.

Rousseff said the actions amount to a coup and called herself a “victim of a great injustice.”

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Brazil Soccer Star Rivaldo Tells Tourists to Skip Rio Olympics

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 3:30pm 5/11/2016 at 3:30pm

Brazil soccer star Rivaldo used his Instagram to encourage tourists to skip the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio due to violence and corruption.

Translation via Google Translate:

Bandits in Rio de Janeiro killed this 17-year-old girl. Things are getting uglier in Brazil. I advise everyone who wants to visit Brazil or come to...

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Spanish Judge Issues Arrest Warrants for Putin’s Friends, Officials

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at 10:00am 5/4/2016 at 10:00am

A judge in Spain’s National Court has sent out international arrest warrants for Russian citizens, including some close to President Vladimir Putin, allegedly linked to the mafia.

Judge Jose de la Mata, who investigates organized crime, found “very serious facts” against each of the men stemming from the Troika operation. The court...

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Hillary’s Paid Speech Problem Just Got Worse

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 23, 2016 at 7:30pm 4/23/2016 at 7:30pm

A new report from the Associated Press says that a significant number of companies which paid Hillary Clinton for speeches had interests in government business. This may explain why she has been so reluctant to release her speech transcripts.

Here’s an excerpt from the report:

Firms that paid for Clinton speeches have US...

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de Blasio: The Other NY Democrat Under FBI Investigation

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 11, 2016 at 8:30am 4/11/2016 at 8:30am

Hillary Clinton no longer has to feel singled out for being investigated by the FBI. She is now joined by New York City mayor Bill de Blasio.

The Wall Street Journal reports:

Mayor Bill de Blasio Defends Fundraising as Probe Widens

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio defended his fundraising activities on Sunday...

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Obama’s Former Top Intel Officer: Hillary Should Drop Out of Race

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sUOiEGk7Hnk
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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 15, 2016 at 2:30pm 2/15/2016 at 2:30pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sUOiEGk7Hnk

As the scandal surrounding her private email server and her apparent mishandling of classified information and

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Supreme Court to Review Bob McDonnell’s Corruption Conviction

http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2014/01/29/bob-mcdonnell-it-depends-on-the-meaning-of-the-word-guilty/
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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 17, 2016 at 12:30pm 1/17/2016 at 12:30pm
http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2014/01/29/bob-mcdonnell-it-depends-on-the-meaning-of-the-word-guilty/

Former Virginia governor Bob McDonnell was indicted back in January of 2014 for accepting gifts in exchange for political influence, and now the Supreme Court will be reviewing his case.

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Top Eight Anti-Corruption Developments

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 5, 2016 at 10:00am 1/5/2016 at 10:00am

Corruption is inimical to rule of law and rule of law is the sine qua non of good governance and a free society.  So it is that the FCPA Blog‘s list of the eight most important developments from 2015 that provides insight into the state of U.S. efforts to promote good...

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More Proof that Hillary Clinton Doesn’t Care How It Looks

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 30, 2015 at 3:07pm 11/30/2015 at 3:07pm

One of the favorite opposition tactics of operatives on both sides of the aisle is to present the actions of a politician in an out-of-context format. It’s effective; you want that first public reaction to your enemy’s various foibles and power plays to sprout from a place of distrust.

This is...

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NASCAR-Style Protest Depicts Politicians Covered in Sponsor Logos

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at 10:00am 9/1/2015 at 10:00am

You have to love the ingenuity of San Diegans, who are attempting to roll back the tide of liberalism that has has swept over the entire state of California. First, we organized one of the biggest and most effective tea party groups in the state. Now, a local businessman has organized...

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Feds indict Democratic Senator Menendez on corruption charges

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at 5:00pm 4/1/2015 at 5:00pm

A years long investigation into New Jersey’s Democratic Senator Robert Menendez resulted in a federal indictment for corruption charges today.

Sen. Menendez denies any wrong doing.

According to the New York Times:

WASHINGTON — Senator Robert Menendez was indicted on federal corruption charges on Wednesday, according to The Associated Press, setting the...

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Holder okays possible charges against Bibi supporter Sen. Menendez

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 6, 2015 at 3:01pm 3/6/2015 at 3:01pm

Allegations of corruption and scandal have swarmed New Jersey Democratic Senator Menendez for years now. That the DOJ waited until now to pull the trigger is… interesting.

Just four days ago,...

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Uncovered Oregon reveals “Dark Princess,” potential California connection

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 26, 2015 at 10:30am 2/26/2015 at 10:30am

About a year ago, the biggest political headache Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber faced was explaining why there wasn’t a single enrollee in Covered Oregon ,after spending over $300 Million on the state health insurance exchange.

This year, however, Kitzhaber is Oregon’s former chief executive after resigning in response to reports indicating his...

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Bill O’Reilly has something to say to his Mother Jones accusers

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 21, 2015 at 3:15pm 2/21/2015 at 3:15pm

Brian Williams’ tragic exit meant that a right-leaning media behemoth must too, suffer the same fate, according to the leftist code of retribution.

Last week, David Corn and Daniel Schulman...

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