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New Jersey businessman who pleaded guilty to trying to bribe Sen. Bob Menendez with Mercedes testifies in corruption trial - CBS News

New Jersey businessman who pleaded guilty to trying to bribe Sen. Bob Menendez with Mercedes testifies in corruption trial - CBS News | The Cult of Belial | Scoop.it

The businessman, Jose Uribe, pleaded guilty to trying to influence the senator by buying his wife a luxury car.

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May 1, 10:42 PM
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Many judges fail to fully disclose free luxury trips, finds - NPR.org

Many judges fail to fully disclose free luxury trips, finds - NPR.org | The Cult of Belial | Scoop.it

Many federal judges receive free rooms and subsidized travel to luxury resorts for legal conferences. NPR found that dozens of judges did not fully disclose the perks they got.

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April 19, 2023 10:46 PM
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The shame of Ohio: Corrupt, gerrymandered Statehouse Republicans assault voters, again - RawStory.com

The shame of Ohio: Corrupt, gerrymandered Statehouse Republicans assault voters, again - RawStory.com | The Cult of Belial | Scoop.it

Just moments after I watched Ohio Senate Republicans pass a resolution for 41% minority rule over the Ohio Constitution on Wednesday, I walked past a field trip of Ohio children touring the Statehouse.

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March 27, 2023 8:08 AM
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GOPer forced to scramble after being reminded Jim Jordan ignored his Jan. 6 subpoena - RawStory.com

GOPer forced to scramble after being reminded Jim Jordan ignored his Jan. 6 subpoena - RawStory.com | The Cult of Belial | Scoop.it

Appearing on CNN's "State of the Union' to make his case that Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg needs to appear before Republicans and explain why he is investigating Donald Trump, House Oversight Committee Chair James Comer (R-KY) painted himself into a corner...

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CPAC newcomer claims he was asked to 'buy' his way into straw poll - RawStory.com

CPAC newcomer claims he was asked to 'buy' his way into straw poll - RawStory.com | The Cult of Belial | Scoop.it

Bio-tech entrepreneur and Republican presidential candidate Vivek Ramaswamy was approached by a political consultant with ties to CPAC who revealed a strategy to buy his way into the conference's high-profile straw poll for presidential candidates, Politico reported Monday.

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'I will not be part of this charade': McCarthy bleeding votes to boot Democrats off committees - RawStory.com

'I will not be part of this charade': McCarthy bleeding votes to boot Democrats off committees - RawStory.com | The Cult of Belial | Scoop.it

The path for Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) to follow through on his promise to boot various Democratic House members off their committees was complicated on Tuesday when, according to Axios, one member of his caucus came out against the idea: Indiana Congresswoman Victoria Spartz.

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January 12, 2023 9:10 PM
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It's time to admit this right-wing US Supreme Court is a corrupt, autocratic tribune - RawStory.com

It's time to admit this right-wing US Supreme Court is a corrupt, autocratic tribune - RawStory.com | The Cult of Belial | Scoop.it

Question: How many legs does a dog have if you count the tail as a leg? Answer: Four — calling the tail a leg doesn't make it one. Likewise, calling a small group of partisan lawyers a "supreme" court doesn't make it one. 

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April 12, 2022 10:21 PM
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New York lieutenant governor resigns after arrest in federal probe - Boston.com

New York lieutenant governor resigns after arrest in federal probe - Boston.com | The Cult of Belial | Scoop.it

New York Lt. Gov. Brian Benjamin resigned Tuesday in the wake of his arrest in a federal corruption investigation, Gov. Kathy Hochul said.

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February 15, 2022 8:19 PM
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Sinema rakes in Pharma and finance cash amid reconciliation negotiations - Politico.com

Sinema rakes in Pharma and finance cash amid reconciliation negotiations - Politico.com | The Cult of Belial | Scoop.it

The senator raised more than $1.1 million in the third quarter. About 90 percent of it came from outside her home state.

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November 4, 2021 11:58 PM
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Lawsuit alleges Trump, GOP senators took illegally campaign contributions from NRA - MSNBC.com

Lawsuit alleges Trump, GOP senators took illegally campaign contributions from NRA - MSNBC.com | The Cult of Belial | Scoop.it

Tim Mak, who wrote an exposé about the National Rifle Association, tells Lawrence O'Donnell "the NRA is facing its most serious crisis it's ever faced" just as a new lawsuit alleges the NRA gave $35 million in illegal campaign contributions to Donald Trump and Republican senators.

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Washington GOP facing furious backlash after appointment of ex-colleague accused of rape: report - RawStory.com

Washington GOP facing furious backlash after appointment of ex-colleague accused of rape: report - RawStory.com | The Cult of Belial | Scoop.it

Republican lawmakers in the state of Washington are coming under withering criticism over the appointment of a former colleague with a controversial past to a redistricting commission when there was a wealth of other qualified candidates who could have been chosen.

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March 20, 2021 10:08 PM
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Devin Nunes Accepted 'Packets' From Sanctioned Russian Agent - CrooksAndLiars.com

Devin Nunes Accepted 'Packets' From Sanctioned Russian Agent - CrooksAndLiars.com | The Cult of Belial | Scoop.it

Rachel Maddow reveals the news that Devin Nunes has refused (?!) to answer questions about packets he received from sanctioned Russian agent Andreii Derkach

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February 20, 2021 9:46 PM
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Lawmakers Propose Several Bills To Repeal, Change HB6 | The Statehouse News Bureau - StateNews.org

Lawmakers Propose Several Bills To Repeal, Change HB6 | The Statehouse News Bureau - StateNews.org | The Cult of Belial | Scoop.it

Several bills have been introduced in the Ohio House and Senate to tackle the controversial nuclear power plant bailout bill, HB6. 

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Who is Nadine Menendez? Sen. Bob Menendez's wife is at center of corruption allegations - CBS News

Who is Nadine Menendez? Sen. Bob Menendez's wife is at center of corruption allegations - CBS News | The Cult of Belial | Scoop.it

New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez may argue his wife kept him in the dark about her dealings with three businessmen.

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July 3, 2023 7:18 PM
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GOP's 'debauchery and crime' is turning me away from the party: conservative - RawStory.com

GOP's 'debauchery and crime' is turning me away from the party: conservative - RawStory.com | The Cult of Belial | Scoop.it

Conservative New York Times columnist Bret Stephens told fellow commentator Gail Collins in a new conversation published at the paper that while he generally is optimistic about the future of the United States, he is not so confident in the future of the Republican Party specifically.

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April 18, 2023 8:31 AM
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More charges expected in GOP scheme to cheat New York elections - RawStory.com

More charges expected in GOP scheme to cheat New York elections - RawStory.com | The Cult of Belial | Scoop.it

More charges could be filed soon in a federal grand jury investigation into the handling of absentee ballot documents by county officials in New York, following the guilty pleas of a pair of Republican elected officials there.

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March 10, 2023 11:34 PM
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When will Americans flood the streets to protest our broken, corrupt Supreme Court? - RawStory.com

When will Americans flood the streets to protest our broken, corrupt Supreme Court? - RawStory.com | The Cult of Belial | Scoop.it

So it turns out that a huge number of voters actually do understand that it’s essential for a functioning democracy to have a fair and uncompromised judiciary, even when the rules needed to make that happen tends to be arcane and unsexy. They finally get it ... in Israel. 

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'Frightening': 'Lawless' Republicans afraid of indictment are targeting prosecutors who could put them away - RawStory.com

'Frightening': 'Lawless' Republicans afraid of indictment are targeting prosecutors who could put them away - RawStory.com | The Cult of Belial | Scoop.it

Republicans in Georgia have introduced legislation that would give lawmakers closer oversight of elected prosecutors — a move which comes just as one elected prosecutor, Fani Willis of Fulton County, is pursuing an investigation into 2020 election interference... 

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Racketeering trial for Ohio GOP ex-speaker starts next week on charges related to major corruption scheme - RawStory.com

Racketeering trial for Ohio GOP ex-speaker starts next week on charges related to major corruption scheme - RawStory.com | The Cult of Belial | Scoop.it

Former Ohio House speaker Larry Householder will go on trial starting next week on racketeering and other charges in a corruption case involving some of the state's top Republicans. Federal prosecutors must prove Householder traded a $1 billion bailout paid by Ohio utility customers...

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The timeline of Jared Kushner's corruption is everything: biographer - RawStory.com

The timeline of Jared Kushner's corruption is everything: biographer - RawStory.com | The Cult of Belial | Scoop.it

Intercept reporter Ryan Grim told MSNBC on Sunday that the one thing he uncovered speaking to the Qataris about Jared Kushner was that if they knew Kushner would guarantee that they were punished by a years-long blockade that they would have bought Kushner's property a lot sooner. 

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Michael Madigan, ComEd and corruption: Timeline of how the investigation unfolded - Chicago Tribune

Michael Madigan, ComEd and corruption: Timeline of how the investigation unfolded - Chicago Tribune | The Cult of Belial | Scoop.it

The announcement of a $200 million fine against ComEd for corruption and details of federal subpoenas to AT&T and Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan’s office pushed the widening criminal probe encircling Madigan’s political operation into the spotlight.

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November 30, 2021 8:51 PM
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Myanmar's military govt files new corruption charge against Suu Kyi - state TV | CNN.com 

Myanmar's military govt files new corruption charge against Suu Kyi - state TV | CNN.com  | The Cult of Belial | Scoop.it

Myanmar's military government has filed a new corruption charge against deposed civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi and former President Win Myint, state-run broadcaster MRTV reported on Tuesday.

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You’re not supposed to say that out loud, Ted Cruz - The Washington Post

In an essay for the Wall Street Journal, the Texas senator explicitly linked campaign contributions to policy.

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Sen. Murphy: Inaction makes Congress ‘complicit’ in mass shootings - Politico.com

Sen. Murphy: Inaction makes Congress ‘complicit’ in mass shootings - Politico.com | The Cult of Belial | Scoop.it

“When Congress doesn’t act, it sends an unintentional but very real sign of endorsement to these would-be killers,” the Connecticut Democrat said.

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500,000 Americans dead from COVID exposes the rot of GOP ideology - RawStory.com

500,000 Americans dead from COVID exposes the rot of GOP ideology - RawStory.com | The Cult of Belial | Scoop.it
The U.S. is expected to cross a grim milestone on Monday that was unimagined by even the worst projections from the beginning of the pandemic nearly one year ago: Half a million dead from COVID-19. And those are just the direct deaths from recorded instances of the disease.
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