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  • Out of prison, ex-lobbyist pushes sentencing overhaul

    WASHINGTON Kevin Ring helped write a bill in the 1990s that toughened penalties for methamphetamine charges. Now, recently out of prison, the former Team Abramoff lobbyist says he wants Congress to overhaul the nation's justice system and to undo mandatory minimum requirements altogether.
  • Abramoff co-conspirator released from federal prison

    A former Washington lobbyist convicted in the Jack Abramoff scandal is out of federal prison. Forty-four-year-old Kevin Ring spoke by telephone Monday with The Associated Press. He says he was released Thursday after serving about 15 months of a 20-month...

    Ankle monitor to stay on defendant in Miami Subs founder's murder

    Ankle monitor to stay on defendant in Miami Subs founder's murder
    The accused mastermind behind the 2001 execution-style murder of Miami Subs founder Gus Boulis will have to keep his ankle monitor on for another four weeks, no matter how badly it fits, a Broward judge ruled Monday. Anthony "Big Tony" Moscatiello, 77,...

    Sen. Robert Menendez case tests Justice Department's anti-corruption unit

    Sen. Robert Menendez case tests Justice Department's anti-corruption unit
    A federal corruption investigation of Sen. Robert Menendez, a powerful New Jersey Democrat, is shaping up to be the next major test of a Justice Department anti-corruption unit that was revamped after it botched the 2008 prosecution of another veteran...

    Want to influence a member of Congress? Dangle a K Street job

    Want to influence a member of Congress? Dangle a K Street job
    Frank Underwood of Netflix's "House of Cards" may seem like America's most corrupt politician. He will stop at nothing, not even murder, to advance his political career. But as a political scientist, I know that real-life corruption is much more...