Post Tagged with: "kickbacks"

October 22, 2010 08:04

Rep. Ortiz gets payments from firm that gets his earmarks

Rep. Solomon Ortiz (D-Texas) has requested millions of dollars in earmarks that have benefited a security firm he founded. He sold his interest in the company on a contract and still gets payments.

September 17, 2010 13:35

Swamp springs a leak – lobbyist pleads guilty

EX-LOBBYIST PLEADS GUILTY TO CORRUPTION: Paul Magliocchetti, the former head of PMA Group, will plead guilty to charges of corruption next week, the Associated Press reports.

July 19, 2010 07:16

Goldman Sachs fingers in the Post Office?

Bribery, kickbacks and corruption or simply conflict of interest?

March 9, 2010 01:15

Sanctions Kickback – Obama brings Chicago chicanery to world stage

Is the Obama team so desperate to claim it got a sanctions deal on Iran that it’s offering the same carve-outs it did with Congress on health care? That’s what a new plan looks like. And it won’t work.

In what must be one of its worst ideas ever, the Obama administration is pressuring Congress to exempt China from any sanctions in the U.S. if it continues business as usual with Iran.