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File photo of former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Prosecutors: Ray Nagin Deserves Harsh Sentence

Federal prosecutors say former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin has shown no remorse for his crimes and lied to investigators and U.S. District Judge Ginger Berrigan should sentence him harshly.

07/02/2014

File photo of former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin Convicted On Bribery Charges

Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin was convicted Wednesday on charges that he accepted bribes, free trips and other gratuities from contractors in exchange for helping them secure millions of dollars in city work while he was in office, including right after Hurricane Katrina.

02/12/2014

File photo of a prison cell. (Photo by TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas Parole Officer Convicted Of Bribery

A parole officer in the Texas prison system has been convicted of three bribery-related counts and faces up to 60 years behind bars.

12/11/2013

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

Karl Rove (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

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

File photo of a Wal-Mart store. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Mexican Watchdog Group Accuses Wal-Mart Executives Of Bribery

Mexico’s federal government should investigate allegations of a vast bribery campaign by top executives of Wal-Mart’s Mexican subsidiary to build stores across the country, the head of a watchdog group said Sunday.

04/23/2012

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