03. January 2006 · Comments Off on Let The Housecleaning Begin · Categories: Politics

Abramoff works out plea deal:

Abramoff’s cooperation would be a boon to an ongoing Justice Department investigation of congressional corruption, possibly helping prosecutors build criminal cases against up to two-dozen lawmakers of both parties and their staff members.

The continuing saga of Abramoff’s legal problems has caused anxiety at high levels in Washington, in both the Republican and Democratic parties.

Not since 1860 has the nation been more primed for the rise of a viable third party.

Hat Tip: Orin Kerr at Volokh

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