Olivia Nuzzi identifies a reason for Chris Christie’s newfound CPAC popularity: [W]hat’s causing Christie trouble in his home state may be making him fans among many conservatives. In the months since the scandal involving lane closures on the George Washington Bridge became one of the biggest political stories in the country, the liberal media has kept a target […]
It’s no secret that Scandal is a big hit in the United States — but Jimmy Kimmel would like everyone
NEW YORK/MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - The company at the center of an alleged fraud that forced Citigroup Inc to cut its 2013 profit won billions of dollars in contracts from Mexico's state oil monopoly over the past decade, even after Mexican officials and...
Does Olivia have eyes for another man besides Fitz? The President of the United States certainly seemed to think so on Scandal Season 3 Episode 12. Is it possible Olivia’s fake boyfriend isn't so fake after all? And then there's theShow More Summary
[WARNING: This story contains major spoilers from Thursday's Scandal. Read at your own risk!] The president of the United States is having an affair with his campaign manager, who is hiding the truth by dating the head of a secret Black Ops division of the government, who is in turn chummy with POTUS. Show More Summary
SACRAMENTO, California (Reuters) - California Democrats, whose supermajority in the state legislature was effectively lost after two party lawmakers were either indicted or convicted of criminal wrongdoing, proposed a sweeping package of ethics reforms...
Annie Dookhan is back in the news today. She is the former laboratory technician at the Hinton State Drug Laboratory in Boston, MA who pled guilty last summer to multiple felonies, including tampering with evidence, perjury, obstruction of justice and falsely claiming that she had a masters degree in chemistry from the University of Massachusetts.
BOSTON (Reuters) - Massachusetts' top court ruled on Wednesday that the state shares blame for thousands of drug convictions tainted by crime lab chemist Annie Dookhan, who admitted to faking test results over nearly a decade.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, whose popularity with voters in his home states has already taken a hit over a traffic jam scandal, has also lost some of the goodwill he earned for his response to Superstorm Sandy in 2012, acco...
By Jon Cassidy | Watchdog.org Sen. Judith Zaffirini has tried to pull strings with UT officials for several applicants. HOUSTON — State Sen. Judith Zaffirini has made headlines twice in recent months for using her clout with University of Texas officials on behalf of well-connected applicants. Show More Summary
Is it enough for Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn and state treasurer candidate Mike Frerichs to hustle today to purge their campaigns of tainted coal industry contributions from a growing mine safety regulator scandal, or should citizens groups...Show More Summary
Scandal is back, which led to mass examples of shade if you dared to interrupt a fan while they were watching Olivia Pope and the shenanigans that go down when you’re the President of the United States’ sidechick. It also
Summary: Score one for The New Republic, for a piece on Penn State hiring the Edelman PR firm during the miasma of the Jerry Sandusky child abuse scandal. Richard Edelman evidently reached out to a friend, Jeffrey Sonnenfeld, seniorShow More Summary
As the national media puts the spotlight on the "FrackGate" public relations scandal in Ohio, where state officials worked to "marginalize opponents of fracking by teaming up with corporations--including Halliburton--business groupsShow More Summary
Judging by the coverage, the Washington Post thinks a pro-life Republican state senator's sharply-worded rebuke of abortion-rights absolutists is twice as newsworthy as an ethically-challenged nominee to the Democratic governor's Cabinet. How else do you explain the 16 paragraphs which Post staffer Rachel Weiner devoted to Virginia State Sen. Show More Summary
STIRLING, New Jersey (Reuters) - New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, who has endured months of political fire for a traffic scandal that has brought down some top aides, visited a conservative corner of his state on Wednesday for a town hall intended t...
By Benjamin Yount | Illinois Watchdog SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Republican lawmakers in Illinois want someone, including federal prosecutors, to find out how $50 million in state grants were spent in 2010 and 2011. WE WANT ANSWERS:GOP lawmakers say maybe the feds can get answers about NRI. Show More Summary
The Penn State Nittany Lions have their new head man in James Franklin and expectations will be high in Happy Valley. However, as the storied program begins the next step of its revival in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky scandal, PSUShow More Summary
by Bob Hennelly New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s presidential ambitions, already reeling from revelations about the bizarre Bridgegate scandal, now face a more mundane but possibly even more damaging challenge. The state’s economy,...Show More Summary
With investigations at both the state and federal level of the Christie administration scandals, and inquiries of abuse of power by the Governor himself, I wonder how many people are re-evaluating the 2013 contest between Chris Christie and Barbara Buono. Show More Summary