Conor Ken­ny is the edi­tor of Con​gress​pe​dia​.org, a col­lab­o­ra­tive online cit­i­zen’s ency­clo­pe­dia on Con­gress. He is also a for­mer mon­ey in pol­i­tics inves­tiga­tive researcher for Pub­lic Citizen.
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Jeremy Horton
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Paula Villescaz
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Hello, I’m a Democrat
Meet the netroots activists who have moved online and into political office
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Rene Vaszues Botet: The Extortionist
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Capital Crimes
How our current campaign finance system breeds political corruption
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James Tobin: The OperatorӔ
James Tobin was convicted for charges related to his role in a conspiracy to jam the phone lines of the New Hampshire Democratic Party during the 2002 elections.
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Thomas Noe: The NumismatistӔ
Thomas Noe, Ohio regional fundraising chairman for Bush in 2004, is suspected of laundering $2 million of money from the Ohio Bureau of Worker's Compensation.
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Brent Wilkes: The EarmarkerӔ
Brent Wilkes is accused of illegally setting up his own lobbying firm to convince members of Congress to earmark money via appropriations bills.
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Bob Kjellander and Nicholas Hurtgen: The Pension PiratesӔ
Robert Kjellander is accused of multiple qustionable state pension deals in Illinois he did while working for the Carlyle Group,
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Jack Abramoff: Captain Jack?
Jack Abramoff was a central figure in the "K Street Project" - a barely legal collaboration between Republicans and lobbyists.