Political Corruption

Massive Political Corruption Causes Outrage in Spain
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The investigation of a political corruption case known as ““Gürtel” has revealed more serious facts like the alleged under the table salaries given to some members of the Popular Party (PP) leadership [es], which currently rules Spain ["under the table …

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Lawyers for former House speaker Salvatore F. DiMasi and a former lobbyist urged a federal appeals court panel Tuesday to overturn their political corruption convictions, maintaining that a jury was wrong to convict them of a kickback scheme to help a …

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Lewis Lapham: Gridlock, Corruption Show Political Decay
www.bloomberg.com

Western democracy prides itself on the ability to adapt to changing times. It is now headed for “terminal political decay,” threatened by gridlock, debt and deficits, income inequality and corruption, according to billionaire Nicolas Berggruen, author …

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"New Bribesville" hits Italy Inc. before election
www.reuters.com

"Bribesville is Back," read a banner headline in the daily La Repubblica on Friday, drawing parallels with the high-level cases of political corruption that brought Italy's Cold War-era party system crashing down two decades ago. "A week before the …

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Feds targeting Medicare fraud, political corruption in probes of eye doctor …
www.bradenton.com

“Any allegations of engaging with prostitutes are manufactured by a politically motivated right-wing blog and are false,” Menendez's office said in a statement Wednesday, following the raid on Melgen's clinics in West Palm Beach and two other South …

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