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Jack Abramoff

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  • Review: Casino Jack

    As far as I can remember, the word super never became a prefix for the benign designation of lobbyist until Jack Abramoff, a former B-movie producer, took over K street in the 1990s. A well-built, larger-than-life figure who famously donned Mafioso trench...
  • Formal ethics complaint filed against Garagiola

    Corrected: This item was updated to reflect that that the state disclosure form does not require an officeholder to disclose the amount of income received from outside employment.    A former Bush administration official with political ties in Maryland...
  • Mailbag: Rohrabacher has earned suspicions

    Thank you, Dana Rohrabacher, for setting the record straight that there is nothing sinister about your wife being paid nearly $200,000 from your campaign funds ("Rep. defends money to wife," March 29). But if everything is so transparent and above board,...
  • Delaney wins in 6th District primary

    Delaney wins in 6th District primary
    A wealthy Potomac businessman whose very candidacy challenged state Democratic leaders won a hotly contested congressional primary in Western Maryland on Tuesday, setting up a battle for the seat in November that will help decide control of the House of...
  • Garagiola releases tax returns, challenges others to follow

    Garagiola releases tax returns, challenges others to follow
    Updated with reaction from Delaney campaign.  State Sen. Rob Garagiola, a Democrat running for Congress in Maryland’s 6th District, released a decade’s worth of federal income tax returns Thursday and challenged other candidates in the race...
  • Will the pork stop here?

    Will the pork stop here?
    WASHINGTON — Incoming Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid vows to make reform of congressional earmarks a priority of his tenure, arguing that members need to be more transparent when they load pet projects for their districts into federal spending...
  • Cardinal law

    Cardinal law
    Our initial response to reports in The Times that a federal grand jury is investigating Cardinal Roger M. Mahony for his alleged role in covering up child molestation by priests is to applaud prosecutors for their sustained interest in the long-...
  • Auburn Dam may really be dead this time

    Auburn Dam may really be dead this time
    Use it or lose it is the rule of California water rights, and after 43 years, the would-be Auburn Dam -- subject of one of the state's bitterest water feuds -- is about to lose it. The proposed plug on the gold-sprinkled American River northeast of...
  • Local Ethics, D.C. Ethics: Both Key to N. Mexico Race

    ALBUQUERQUE -- Third in a series of occasional articles. Patricia Madrid was in her rural ranch house one day last fall, chasing a mouse with a broom, when her telephone rang. It was Democratic Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton of New York, calling...
  • Undercover, under fire

    EARLIER THIS YEAR, I put on a brand-new tailored suit, picked up a sleek leather briefcase and headed to downtown Washington for meetings with some of the city's most prominent lobbyists. I had contacted their firms several weeks earlier, pretending to be...
  • Romney comes out swinging

    Two days before the New Hampshire primary that could make or break his White House candidacy, a combative Mitt Romney quarreled with rivals John McCain and Mike Huckabee over taxes, crime and job experience in a testy Republican debate that exposed...