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  • "Book 'em Danno!" ... John Edwards' Mug Shot Released

    06/15/2011 11:36:36 AM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 35 replies
    CNN ^ | June 15, 2011 | CNN Political Unit
    John Edwards' mug shot released By: CNN Political Unit (CNN)–Former U.S. Senator John Edwards, pleaded not guilty to conspiracy and campaign law violations in early June. His mug shot was obtained by CNN following a Freedom of Information Act request. The plea came after a federal grand jury indicted him on six counts, including conspiracy, issuing false statements and violating campaign contribution laws. A grand jury has been investigating whether money given to support Edwards' mistress, Rielle Hunter, by benefactors of Edwards should have been considered campaign donations, a contention Edwards' team has disputed. A plea deal between the two-time...
  • Subpoena takes Meeks by storm

    04/16/2010 10:09:40 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 13 replies · 586+ views
    New York Post ^ | April 16, 2010 | S.A. Miller & Murray Weiss
    <p>A federal grand jury has slapped Queens Rep. Gregory Meeks with a subpoena demanding records about his tax-exempt charities and what happened to their money -- including one that stiffed Hurricane Katrina victims, law-enforcement sources revealed yesterday.</p> <p>The subpoena from a Manhattan grand jury signals an expanding corruption probe of Meeks and two fellow Queens Democrats, state Senate President Malcolm Smith and the Rev. Floyd Flake, who also were involved in separate subpoenas issued earlier this month.</p>
  • FBI questions contractors on Stevens' home remodel

    05/29/2007 8:57:29 PM PDT · by thegreatbeast · 11 replies · 1,037+ views
    The Crypt's Blog,, The Politico ^ | May 29, 2007 | Patrick O'Connor
    The FBI and a federal grand jury have been investigating an extensive remodeling project on the Alaska home of Sen. Ted Stevens, the longest-serving Republican in Senate history, according to the Anchorage Daily News. The investigation apparently stems from an ongoing public corruption probe that has already entangled Stevens' son, Ben, but the direct link remains unclear. One of the contractors interviewed in the piece said an oil-field services company embroiled in the broader investigation reviewed each of his invoices for the extensive remodeling project on the senator's home. Two top company executives pleaded guilty on May 7 to federal...