Tag: Political corruption

Senator seeking Democratic endorsement days after resigning

SAN DIEGO — A California Democrat plans to seek his party's endorsement for a state Senate seat at Saturday's convention just days after resigning...
Emoluments suit vs. Trump now personal as well as official

WASHINGTON — Attorneys general of Maryland and the District of Columbia on Friday expanded their lawsuit accusing President Donald Trump of accepting gifts from...
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JUNEAU, Alaska — A proposed rewrite of the Alaska Legislature's policies addressing sexual harassment would explicitly allow for outside investigations into alleged misconduct involving...
Missouri governor indicted under law targeting peeping toms

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens has been indicted on a felony invasion of privacy charge under a state law enacted to punish Peeping Toms who...
A look at the guilty pleas so far in Mueller’s probe

A former senior adviser on President Donald Trump's election campaign pleaded guilty Friday to charges from special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation. With his plea...
Greitens latest of several US governors indicted

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens is the latest of several U.S. governors who have been indicted on a wide variety of charges in the last...
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SALT LAKE CITY — Utah lawmakers are overhauling an ethics committee that investigates the state's top elected officials, but critics said Friday that the...
The Latest: Prosecutors want Martin Shkreli to forfeit $7.3M

NEW YORK — The Latest on Martin Shkreli's court appearance Friday (all times local): ...
Attorney: Mayor has turned over phone code in affair probe

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Nashville Mayor Megan Barry's attorney said Friday that she has provided the passcode for her personal cellphone to state authorities, who...
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PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A government reform group says a lack of clarity meant that Rhode Island lawmakers trying to oust a state senator charged...

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