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  • Former Boca Raton Mayor gets sworn in as Palm Beach County's newest commissioner

     
    President Gerald Ford knew something about replacing a predecessor disgraced by scandal. So perhaps it was fitting that former Boca Raton Mayor Steven Abrams quoted Ford when he was sworn in this morning as the newest member of the commission.......
  • Ted Stevens case dropped: Eric Holder

     
    by Josh Meyer and Mark Silva The Justice Department is dropping all charges against former Sen. Ted Stevens, the 85-year old Alaska Republican convicted of lying on Senate financial disclosure forms to conceal hundreds of thousands of dollars in gifts.......
  • Justice Dept. to drop Ted Stevens charges

     
    by Mark Silva and Josh Meyer, an updated report The Justice Department plans to drop all charges against former Sen. Ted Stevens, the 85-year old Alaska Republican convicted last year of lying on Senate financial disclosure forms to conceal hundreds......
  • More disclosure for County Commission

     
    Another week, another lesson in how to avoid conflicts of interest for the scandal-plagued Palm Beach County Commission. Before voting on zoning changes and other development approvals, commissioners have been required to disclose outside discussions with...
  • Emanuel successor sworn in: No swears

     
    by Mike Dorning Chicago's newest congressman, Democrat Mike Quigley, was sworn into office a few minutes ago offering a nod to the profane, take-no-prisoners persona of his predecessor, Rahm Emanuel, now White House chief of staff. "You may find that........
  • Rod Blagojevich wants to do reality TV show

     
    He's a celebrity so please get him outta here... (PIx: Getty) Rod Blagojevich wants to do what all penny-ante new-found-celebrity celebrities want to do: cash in. But on "I'm a Celebrity - Get Me Out Of Here!" Yes, "IACGMOOH."......
  • CBS: The Lineup...and "Medium!"

     
    (Mitchell Haaseth / NBC) Do not adjust your set, etc. This is really the CBS lineup and that's really "Medium" on it. "Medium" has joined the lineup. 'Twas expected when NBC dropped it yesterday. Here's the fall on CBS.......
  • Burris on Blago: 'No intention' of paying

     
    by Mark Silva Sen. Roland Burris played Hardball today, and MSNBC's Chris Matthews asked the junior senator from Illinois if he had tried to "squeeze'' former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich for appointment to the Senate when he spoke with the......
  • Rod Blagojevich: 'Anti-Nixon' in "truth'

     
    by Mark Silva Rod Blagojevich, the indicted former governor of Illinois, says his wife Patti is "doing a great job'' on that reality TV show in the Costa Rican jungle, and vows that when his own reality show plays out......
  • County Corruption Concerns Up for Discussion Wednesday

     
    County Commissioner Jess Santamaria wades back into politically touchy territory on Wednesday when he hosts another public forum about Palm Beach County corruption scandals. Santamaria plans to hold a community forum to discuss the recommendations from...
  • Ethics Board Warns Against Commissioner's Law Firm Representing Clients Before the Commission

     
    The law firm of new Palm Beach County Commissioner Steven Abrams wanted to know if it could keep representing clients before the commission without creating conflict of interest concerns. No, was the resounding answer delivered Friday by the Florida...