The White House had kind but distant words for the former majority leader this morning. But it’s hard to tell…

“There are no second acts in American lives,” F. Scott Fitzgerald famously wrote. But with the curtain closing on Rep….

Well, Tom DeLay has bowed out of his congressional race to spend more time with his lawyers. But as Josh…

Here’s one way to drum up business. In 2001, disgraced GOP superlobbyist Jack Abramoff approached the Sudanese government — the…

The Hammer Falls As you’ve no doubt heard by now, Tom DeLay has decided to not seek re-election. Because he…

Embattled former House speaker Rep. Tom DeLay (R-TX) is dropping out of his House race, MSNBC reports. Update: Time has…

The Capitol Police have requested an arrest warrant for Rep. Cynthia McKinney (D-GA), on unspecified charges. Abramoff-chaser U.S. Attorney Kenneth…

Here’s a blog that raised my eyebrows a bit. Over at the Cincinnati Enquirer‘s online site, Cincinnati.com, there’s a blog…

Here’s an underreported angle to the Jack Abramoff investigation: his repeated efforts to undermine democratic elections. At least three instances…

Former Rep. Randy “Duke” Cunningham (R-CA), now serving an extended prison sentence for accepting $2.4 million in bribes in exchange…

Probe Moves Closer to DeLay Federal prosecutors are moving up the food chain to Tom DeLay, as signified by Tony…

What’s that knocking? Ohio’s Coingate scandal has arrived at 1600 Pennsylvania. And it wants in. The White House appointed Tom…

On Friday, Paul noted how the guilty plea by ex-DeLay aide Tony Rudy is bad news for a man named…

Today’s Washington Post profile on Tony Rudy continues the split personality theme in the Jack Abramoff investigation. You know about…

Yes, that’s right. Here’s Howard Kaloogian, supposedly on the same trip when he visited his Turkish Baghdad – the caption…

If campaign aides were hair, Rep. Katherine Harris (R-FL) would be bald, the Orlando Sentinel reports this morning: Harris, who…

Tony Rudy was the second former aide to Tom DeLay to go down – the first was Michael Scanlon. But…

Oh, Howard. Howard Kaloogian, a GOP candidate for Randy “Duke” Cunningham’s Congressional seat, came to our attention earlier this week…

Along with the “Information” the government issued earlier today as part of Tony Rudy’s guilty plea, the government has also…

Americans for Tax Reform, the non-profit organization run by powerful GOP operative Grover Norquist, is little more than a front…

Over at TPM, Josh asked for backstory on Cynthia McKinney’s (D-GA) PunchGate. After all, lawmakers don’t often erupt into violence,…

Tony Rudy pled to a single charge of Conspiracy. Rudy faces a maximum sentence of five years, a fine of…

Here is the “Information” – the facts to which Tony Rudy pleaded guilty today.

It can be hard to keep all these corrupt former DeLay aides straight – so let’s go over who Tony…

Reports AP: Tony Rudy, a former top aide to Rep. Tom DeLay, has agreed to plead guilty to charges in…