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Caught On Tape: New Jersey Pol Takes $10K Bribe
In exclusive interview, Daniel Van Pelt insists he's innocent.
Caught on Tape: A Lobbyist's Golf Party for Lawmakers
Alabama Bingo scandal brought on by loose laws, critics say.
A Top Ten Of Badly Behaved Lawmakers
Spanking, bra-stuffing and stealing at the state house.
Sarah Palin Rode Alaska Scandal To Political Stardom
For prosecutors and outsiders, scandal can be springboard to higher office.
Caught on Tape: Massive Arizona Sting Forced Reforms
Arizona and two other states adopted public funding to fight corruption.
Mr. Sanford Goes to Montgomery
BBQ chef elected to senate calls arrests of state legislators 'dream come true.'
Top Federal Prosecutor Vows Crackdown On Corrupt State Legislators
An ABC News investigation finds more than 80 indictments.
Students Investigate Drugs in the Military, Death on the Job, Child Labor, Politicians
Carnegie partnership with investigative team has 34 alums across the world.
Jersey Pol Gets 41 Months For On-Camera Bribe
Daniel Van Pelt was caught on tape taking $10,000 envelope from developer.
Alabama Lawmakers Meet To Weigh Reform Of 'Outrageous' Lobbying Laws
After gambling scandal, Gov. Riley wants toughest ethics rules in the country.
Videos
State Legislature Corruption
"Nightline" investigates a nationwide rash of state legislators behaving badly.
Political Corruption in State Houses
Brian Ross investigates accusations of corruption in state governments.
Caught on Camera: Lawmakers Behaving Badly
A look at how some politicians behave when they believe no one is watching.
Journalism Students Investigate State Lawmakers
Partnership Between Brian Ross Investigative Unit and Carnegie Corporation
State Senator Says He Was Offered Bribe
11 in Alabama Indicted on Political Corruption Charges After Fed Investigation
Partying Lawmaker Gropes Young Reporter
A Puerto Rico legislator gets too close for comfort with a student journalist.
Caught on Tape: Pol Threatens Reporter
An Alabama legislator brandishes his golf club at an ABC News journalist.
Caught on Tape: Tennessee Pol Takes Bribe
Sen. John Ford was convicted of accepting $55,000 during an FBI undercover sting
Caught on Tape: NJ Pol Takes $10K Bribe
New Jersey's Daniel Van Pelt is seen taking an envelope stuffed with $10,000.
Sarah Palin Cleans Up Government
Palin ran successfully for Alaska governor as a reformer – watch a campaign ad.