PA Dem Fumo convicted on 137 counts: PA earthquake
A leading figure of the Philadelphia Democratic machine fell today. Former State Senator Vince Fumo was convicted on 137 counts: A federal jury in Philadelphia has convicted once-powerful former Pennsylvania
Democrats reject Flake Corruption Probe.
(Followup to this post) The bad news, of course, is that majority party Democrats are adamant against having any investigation into whether there are links between campaign contributions and earmarks
Rep Bart Gordon (D, TN-06) junketing to Europe for no real reason?
Apparently, he’s going to be part of quite the throng. Via Red County and Dave Evans for Congress comes this WaPo report: Hurry, hurry, hurry. Congress will begin its 2009
The Washington Post On Roland Burris
Pithily put: Mr. Burris’s story has more twists than the Chicago El, and none of them good. Caught in a swirl of accusations of perjury and calls for his resignation
Time For Roland Burris To Go
Link. We’re really not going to entertain serious arguments that Burris was being honest in answering the questions asked of him concerning his dealings with Rod Blagojevich, right? I mean,
See? This Is Why We Needed A Special Election In Illinois
Despite my disgust with the shenanigans of the erstwhile governor of my state, and despite a similar disgust with the unwillingness of my state’s legislature to authorize a special election
What Did John Murtha Know And When Did He Know It?
Fishy, fishy, fishy stuff. Of course, it is more than a little terrifying to think that a group of people may have had their identities appropriated for the purpose of
Blagojevich scandal? “Let’s go to the video tape…”
Capuchin monkeys with flaming chainsaws, that’s what: Federal authorities used a video camera as part of their cache of tools to investigate Gov. Blagojevich in the final weeks of 2008
Yet *another* Democratic Mayor arrested on felony charges.
It’s perversely impressive when they actually, literally steal from the poor. Very 19th Century, only with better sanitation. Baltimore mayor indicted on theft, perjury charges BALTIMORE — Mayor Sheila Dixon
Now starring the would-be Secretary of State of the United States: A developer in New York state donated $100,000 to former President Bill Clinton’s foundation in November 2004, around the
What Did Bill Richardson Know And When Did He Know It?
Seems like Rod Blagojevich is not the only governor who might have indulged in a little pay-for-play action: New Mexico’s Gov. Bill Richardson, who is the newly named Secretary of
Illinois Democrats Recognize They Are Toast
Speaker of the Illinois House, Mike Madigan, abruptly shut down the Illinois House yesterday to avoid a vote on having a special election to fill Barack Obama’s unexpired Senate term.
We told you so. Hugs and Kisses, 48
Today’s embarrassing Blagojevich-related revelations.
First, it’s being reported that Rod Blagojevich and Rahm Emanuel had multiple conversations on Obama’s replacement: (Video via Hot Air) Second, the timing on this fundraiser was truly awful for
The Fallout Thickens…
From Pejman Yousefzadeh we learn that in the heat of the Blagogate scandal, President-elect Barack Obama’s chief of staff Rahm Emmanuel was asked by reporters Thursday if he was the