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JACK ABRAMOFF: The Truth About My Crimes, Jail, And Life After Prison

A decade ago, Jack Abramoff was one of the Washington's richest and most-successful lobbyists. Representing Indian tribes, telecom companies, sovereign governments, and dozens of other clients, he played the lobbying game extremely aggressively--so aggressively that he eventually caught the attention of the press and federal investigators. At first, Abramoff says, he thought he was being unfairly singled out and that the scandal would quickly blow over.
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