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The Swampby Rick Pearson and Janet Hook U.S. Sen. Roland Burris tried Sunday to quell new questions about his controversial appointment, insisting he shouldn't be blamed for only recently detailing his conversations about the job with five close associates of........
Palm Beach Politics - Sun-Sentinel BlogsBoca Raton Councilwoman Susan Haynie hopes to e-mail her way to the top of a growing list of applicants vying to fill the vacant Palm Beach County Commission seat. Haynie has been e-mailing supporters, alerting them to her candidacy and......
The SwampSen. Roland Burris (D-Ill.), leaves a press conference outside Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church in Chicago, Monday, Feb. 16, 2009. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty) by Frank James and Mike Dorning Now that Sen. Roland Burris has acknowledged that he indeed tried....
The Swampby David G. Savage Though Roland Burris had some trouble being admitted to the U.S. Senate, he will not be easily expelled now that he has arrived. It takes a vote of two-thirds of the senators to oust a member,......
Palm Beach Politics - Sun-Sentinel BlogsGov. Charlie Crist isn't quite ready to pick a replacement for Mary McCarty's spot on the county commission, despite earlier reports that the governor might announce a decision this week. Sterling Ivey, press secretary, said the governor's people were...
The Swampby Mark Silva Today, on the day that the Rocky Mountain News announces that it will be printing its final edition on Friday, it's worth considering what freedom of the press - and the proliferation of a strong press -......
The Swampby Mark Silva Sen. John McCain, the 2008 Republican presidential nominee, says his party has lost two elections in a row - "big-time'' - and it's time to rally anew. On the spat that radio's Rush Limbaugh has stirred with......
Tags: Minnesota, Alaska, Barack Obama, Louisiana, Corruption
Palm Beach Politics - Sun-Sentinel BlogsEthics became a topic of this morning's candidate forum as Councilman M.J. "Mike" Arts fielded a question on accepting gifts directed squarely at him. State gift disclosure forms show Arts accepted more than $40,000 worth of gifts in 2007 and......
Palm Beach Politics - Sun-Sentinel BlogsIf an ongoing federal corruption investigation isn???t enough to keep the Palm Beach County Commission on the straight and narrow, maybe a little guidance from the Lord could help. County employee David Butler has proposed becoming a chaplain for the........
Palm Beach Politics - Sun-Sentinel BlogsPresident Gerald Ford knew something about replacing a predecessor disgraced by scandal. So perhaps it was fitting that former Boca Raton Mayor Steven Abrams quoted Ford when he was sworn in this morning as the newest member of the commission.......
Tags: Gerald Ford, Corruption, Regional Authority, Boca Raton, Values
The Swampby Josh Meyer and Mark Silva The Justice Department is dropping all charges against former Sen. Ted Stevens, the 85-year old Alaska Republican convicted of lying on Senate financial disclosure forms to conceal hundreds of thousands of dollars in gifts.......
Tags: Justice System, Personal Service, NPR, Laws, Ted Stevens
The Swampby Mark Silva and Josh Meyer, an updated report The Justice Department plans to drop all charges against former Sen. Ted Stevens, the 85-year old Alaska Republican convicted last year of lying on Senate financial disclosure forms to conceal hundreds......
Tags: Personal Service, Justice System, NPR, Laws, Ted Stevens
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