Top Federal Prosecutor Vows Crackdown On Corrupt State Legislators

One of the nation's top criminal prosecutors said this week that the U.S. Department of Justice is aggressively pursuing cases against corrupt state legislators in several states on the heels of recent arrests in Alabama, where lawmakers have been accused of accepting bribes from gambling lobbyists in exchange for their votes. "State officials are absolutely in our sights," said Lanny Breuer, the Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, in an...Full Story
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