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Bondi named in pay-to-look-away scandal

Bondi named in pay-to-look-away scandal

Attorneys general are supposed to be crusaders of justice: men and women who aren't afraid to step on toes, take on tough cases and make the bad guys pay. Lately, though, it's been looking like America's AGs are more interested in stepping on private planes and taking on steak dinners. And the only thing the bad guys are paying is the tab. That's the picture painted by a recent New York Times investigation into the big-bucks world of wooing attorneys general — where corporate lobbyists try to keep prosecutors fat, happy and distracted so that their clients won't be investigated. If Washington has pay-to-play, these guys have pay-to-look-away. The...

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