Can you believe it’s the 4th Annual Golden Dukes already? 4 years of corruption, Crazy and just general betrayals of the public trust. As regular readers know, the Golden Dukes are TPM’s annual award program, named in honor of former, disgraced and now imprisoned former Rep. Randall “Duke” Cunningham (R-CA), whose boffo corruption and bribery scandal in 2005 became the iconic DC corruption story of the early 21st century. So who are this year’s nominees? Click here to see the nominees our judges this year will be choosing from.
And who are the judges? This year our esteemed judges are Rick Hertzberg, Susie Bright , Sara Benincasa, Alex Pareene and TPM alum Andrew Golis.
Now feast your eyes on this year’s contenders.