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    Abramoff Talks Lobbying

    October 11, 2013
    abramoff-talks-lobbying-1 Former lobbyist and convicted felon Jack Abramoff (LAW ’86) reflected on his past corruption on Capitol Hill and offered solutions for reforming campaign finance legislation in Lohrfink Auditorium on Wednesday. In the hour-long Georgetown University Lecture Fund event, “Can Washington…
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    Religion Irrelevant Amid the Summer of Filner, Spitzer and Weiner

    August 21, 2013
    religion-irrelevant Three politicians whose political ambition and sexual misconduct have enraptured Americans this summer – San Diego Mayor Bob Filner, New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner and the city comptroller candidate Eliot Spitzer – all happen to be Jewish. That’s…
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    Jack Abramoff Is on a Mission

    June 18, 2013
    on-a-mission Jack Abramoff is used to tough crowds. The Bush-era lobbyist was at the heart of a scandal… that led to the conviction or plea bargains of 21 others, including White House officials, fellow lobbyists, Congressional staffers, and Representative Bob Ney.
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    Tips from 'notorious lobbyist'

    June 6, 2013
    jack-abramoff-8 Memo from Jack Abramoff to Silicon Valley: You’ve got to be much more involved in politics than you are, and be smarter at it. “There is no area of public policy that tech shouldn’t be involved in, and with a very big…
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    Florida lawmakers-turned-lobbyists fuel revolving door of politics

    May 31, 2013
    abramoff-talks-lobbying WASHINGTON — Connie Mack took a big gamble running for U.S. Senate last year and lost, surrendering a safe House seat. But unlike many unemployed Floridians, Mack, 45, didn’t need to worry. He landed at Liberty Partners Group, a Washington…
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How to Get Your Perk Into a Bill, by Former Lobbyist Jack Abramoff

April 15, 2013
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Whether you’re a company, a union, or an individual, to get your bennie—your perk—into a bill, the first thing you need to do is find a bill that’s going to get signed by the president.…

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Jack Abramoff, DC insider on “All in w/Chris Hayes” on Senate’s Gun Legislation 4/11/13

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Bestselling author and world’s most notorious former lobbyist provides expert analysis of today’s Senate legislation on new gun laws, what the NRA is up to and the trajectory toward the House on MSNBC’s “All in…

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The Mark of McCain

Full disclosure: I think Dana Rohrabacher is one of the greatest representatives sitting in the Congress. I have felt this way since Dana transitioned from one of the key speech writers for Ronald Reagan into elective office. Dana is honest,…

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47 Minutes With Jack Abramoff

April 3, 2013
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Can you explain the rules?” I ask Jack Abramoff outside the racquetball court at a Washington, D.C., YMCA. He flashes a big grin. “So here they are,” he says, “as I see them.”
“The rules…

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