Brutal corruption in Washington described by an investigative journalist: ‘It’s a beast that feeds on itself’

Washington 12/29/20, 17:21

Renowned investigative journalist Sara Carter referred to Washington's corruption and the tremendous purifying impact that President Donald Trump has had on this destructive phenomenon during his administration. Carter exposed the corruption that is often part and parcel of lobbying groups, which link congressmen of both parties with big business in relationships ...

Chicago Alderman Burke pleads not guilty in corruption case

U.S. 06/04/19, 12:09

One of the most powerful aldermen in Chicago's history has pleaded not guilty to federal political corruption charges.Alderman Edward M. Burke entered the plea Tuesday after a superseding indictment last week accused the 50-year Chicago City Council veteran of racketeering, bribery and attempted extortion. Burke has called the indictment unfounded.He ...

Lawyer announces 2020 bid for Baltimore mayor’s office

U.S. 04/10/19, 17:18

An ex-Maryland deputy attorney general says he's running for Baltimore's highest office as first-term Mayor Catherine Pugh is embroiled in a political scandal.Thiru Vignarajah's Wednesday announcement comes as the state prosecutor is investigating Pugh for questionable sales of her children's books. The Democrat mayor has taken an indefinite leave of ...

Ex-Maryland Gov. Harry R. Hughes dies at 92; served 2 terms

U.S. 03/13/19, 15:54

Former Maryland Gov. Harry R. Hughes, who prided himself on restoring public faith in the political process, died Wednesday. He was 92.His daughter, Elizabeth Hughes, said Hughes' had been in hospice."I was holding his hand," she said. "He was a wonderful dad. He was a kind generous man, and he ...

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