Bribery

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Jurors To Begin Deliberations In DeKalb CEO Trial

Jurors are set to begin deliberating in the trial of suspended DeKalb County CEO Burrell Ellis.

10/06/2014

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Former Atlanta Police Officer Sentenced To Prison

A former Atlanta police officer has been sentenced to two years in federal prison after prosecutors say he conspired to accept bribes and lied to FBI agents.

06/18/2013

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Correction Officer Arraigned On Charges For Accepting Bribes

A former corrections officer has been arraigned on federal charges of accepting a bribe after officials say he smuggled prohibited items to a federal prison inmate.

WAOK-AM–12/10/2012

U.S. Rep. Todd Akin (R-MO) (Photo credit: akin.org)

Opinion: Akin Incident Shows Contrast Between The Republicans And Democrats

Republicans are kept accountable for their own misspeaks and actions. Unlike the Democrats’ life jacket being tossed out to a sinking politician by the Party, when a Republican politician does the inexcusable, the Republican Party throws him an anchor – and that’s how it should be.

08/23/2012

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Opinion: Karl Rove’s Super PAC For Hire

Karl Rove has come up with a business, his Super PAC, that offers wealthy businesses with legal problems potential for relief.

08/06/2012

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Gwinnett Commissioner Pleads Guilty To Bribery

Gwinnett County Commissioner Shirley Lasseter, her son and a third person pleaded guilty Thursday in federal court in Atlanta to a scheme to accept bribes in exchange for Lasseter’s influence and vote for a proposed real estate development in her district.

06/01/2012

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Blagojevich Reports To Prison

LITTLETON, Colo. (AP) – Impeached Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich has entered a Colorado prison to begin a 14-year sentence for his multiple corruption convictions. The 55-year-old Democrat arrived in a black SUV on Thursday at […]

WAOK-AM–03/15/2012

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