Corruption

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Leaders Under Fire: Fallout From Baltimore Jail Scandal Intensifies

Governor Martin O’Malley is under fire for his response to the jail corruption scandal. He praised his administration’s handling of the problem as more top leaders pushed for action and answers.

05/01/2013

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New Concern Polygraph Testing Will Become ‘Witch Hunt’ In Baltimore Prison Scandal

Sex, drugs and money. The corruption probe at the Baltimore City Detention Center widens. Starting Sunday night, some officers still on the job are being forced to take lie detector tests.

04/28/2013

Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. (D-IL) (Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Scandals Outweigh Obama’s Re-Election In Chicago

It’s almost to the point that the easiest way to spot a corrupt politician is to see who’s winning in Chicago.

11/14/2012

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Former Mayor Sheila Dixon Charged With Violating Probation

According to our media partner, The Baltimore Sun, former Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon has been charged with a violation of her probation.

11/06/2012

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3 D.C. Council Members Call On Mayor Gray To Resign

District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray said Wednesday that he still believes he’s the best person to lead the city despite revelations that he was elected with the help of a $650,000 in illicit funds, and he said he has no plans to resign.

07/12/2012

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Glenn Younes: Corruption In Sports

It may still come as a news flash to some of you but sports is just like any other business in that it’s subject to corruption.

105.7 The Fan–04/24/2012

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Leslie Johnson To Begin Serving Prison Term

Former Prince George’s County Council member Leslie Johnson is about to begin serving a year and a day in prison for her role in obstructing an investigation into a corruption scheme involving her husband.

03/09/2012

Jack Johnson was found guilty of corruption charges in December.  He was accused and convicted of accepting bribes.

Jack Johnson To Begin Serving Prison Term

Former Prince George’s County Executive Jack Johnson is about to begin serving prison time.

02/18/2012

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Jack Abramoff Visits A Temple Of Good Government

Disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff spent two hours dispensing advice in one of Washington’s temples of good government Monday, telling soldiers in the cause of cleaning up corruption they have a lot of work ahead of them.

02/07/2012

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Leslie Johnson Sentenced To Prison For Role In Husband’s Corruption

Headed to prison. The wife of a former county executive will spend more than a year in jail for her role in trying to cover up her husband’s corruption.

12/09/2011

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Former Prince George’s Co. Executive Sentenced To More Than 7 Years For Corruption

Tuesday, a judge handed a once-powerful Maryland politician one of the longest sentences ever for corruption while in office.

12/06/2011

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Gov’t: Leslie Johnson Should Get Year Plus In Jail

Prosecutors are asking a judge to sentence former Prince George’s County councilwoman Leslie Johnson to a year or more in jail, saying she was part of a corrupt culture including illicit fundraising for her council race.

11/10/2011

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