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Highest-ranking Bush Administration Official in Abramoff Scandal Pleads Guilty

The highest-ranking Bush Administration official, former Deputy Interior Secretary J. Steven Griles pleaded guilty today to obstruction of justice and became the ninth person convicted in the Jack Abramoff lobbying scandal. The former No. 2 official in the Interior Department admitted in federal court that he lied to Senate investigators about his relationship with convicted […]

Kurtz and the WaPo Get Caught in Edwards Blunder Also

Howard Kurtz couldn’t wait to jump on Politico’s Edwards blunder yesterday and today he’s issuing a little mea culpa (sort of) for the WaPo’s similar but briefer blunder: Well, The Washington Post’s Web site screwed up the John Edwards story, too. For 51 seconds. And it was an accident, of the cringe-inducing variety. The Democratic […]