Thursday, December 1, 2022

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Former California Assemblyman sentenced to federal prison for money laundering

U.S. District Judge James Donato sentenced the former State Assemblyman to one year and one day in prison and ordered him to pay $685,000 in restitution.

Bannon and three others face wire fraud, money laundering charges after...

“This case should serve as a warning to other fraudsters that no one is above the law, not even a disabled war veteran or a millionaire political strategist.”

Federal authorities raided Trump fundraiser’s office in money laundering probe

A sealed search warrant obtained by ProPublica shows federal agents scoured Elliott Broidy’s office for documents related to China, Saudi Arabia and a Miami Beach club promoter.

Former State Senator sentenced to 18 years in prison for bribery...

“Jonathan Woods violated the public’s trust and misused his authority for the purpose of lining his own pockets."

Paul Manafort found guilty of bank and tax fraud

Manafort faces a maximum of 80 years in prison for his recent conviction.

Paul Manafort guilty on eight of 18 charges

The government alleged Manafort "hid income from foreign consulting from the IRS" and later "lied to banks to qualify for loans to sustain his lavish lifestyle."

Trump’s dirty money

Russian money saved Trump when his projects were on the verge of collapse. Will it now be the cause of his political demise?

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Blessings and curses of a losing Trump finale: A boon to Democrats could hurt...

It’s not clear whether benighted, garden-variety Republicanism (or Democratism) is a better stimulant for Progressive politics vs. another vapid, sensationalized, chaotic Trump circus stunt.

What’s really at stake in a politically charged Supreme Court case on elections

Moore v. Harper could transform the law—but not in the way that many pundits, or even politicians, anticipate.

The renewable energy transition is failing

Renewable energy isn’t replacing fossil fuel energy—it’s adding to it.

Hype about Democrats passing the torch: Don’t get fooled again

While Pelosi quickly endorsed Rep. Hakeem Jeffries to replace her as leader, an overall closer look reveals a problematic record.

‘Love wins again’: Senate passes bill to protect same-sex and interracial marriage

"Today we celebrate this win, tomorrow we continue to fight for the justice and equity that every American deserves."