R.I. State Police outside Gordon Fox's State House office March 21, 2014. (WBZ-TV)

Ex-Rhode Island Speaker Fox Pleads Guilty To Federal Charges

Former House Speaker Gordon Fox pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges of bribery, wire fraud and filing a false tax return following an investigation that included a dramatic federal raid on the Statehouse.


U.S. Rep. Todd Akin (R-MO) (Photo credit:

Opinion: Akin Incident Shows Contrast Between The Republicans And Democrats

Republicans are kept accountable for their own misspeaks and actions. Unlike the Democrats’ life jacket being tossed out to a sinking politician by the Party, when a Republican politician does the inexcusable, the Republican Party throws him an anchor – and that’s how it should be.


Karl Rove (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Opinion: Karl Rove’s Super PAC For Hire

Karl Rove has come up with a business, his Super PAC, that offers wealthy businesses with legal problems potential for relief.


Jack Abramoff Book

NightSide – Jack Abramoff, Author Of “Capitol Punishment” Joins Dan Rea

Jack Abramoff, The Face Of Political Corruption, Talks With NightSide Nation.

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Chuck Turner

Former Boston City Councilor Chuck Turner Heads To Prison Friday

A former Boston city councilor convicted of taking a $1,000 bribe will begin serving his three year sentence in the coming week.


Dianne Wilkerson stuffs cash into her bra. (credit: CBS)

Wilkerson Heads To Federal Prison

Former State Senator Dianne Wilkerson was expected to report to federal prison on Friday.


Former Boston City Councilor Chuck Turner, file

Ex-Councilor Turner Faces Sentencing In Bribe Case

Former Boston City Councilor Chuck Turner faces sentencing this week on federal corruption charges.


Dianne Wilkerson stuffs cash into her bra. (credit: CBS)

Prosecutors Will Ask For 4-Year Sentence For Wilkerson

Prosecutors will ask a judge for a four-year prison sentence for a former Massachusetts state senator who was captured on video stuffing bribe money into her sweater and bra.


Former Boston City Councilor Chuck Turner, file

Chuck Turner Guilty On All Counts

A federal jury has found Boston City Councilor Chuck Turner guilty of corruption charges.