BRIAN BILBRAY BEATS FRANCINE BUSBY FOR CONGRESS
Former congressman and lobbyist Brian Bilbray beats Francine Busby for the 50th district congressional seat formerly held by Randy "Duke" Cunningham in Southern California, June 6, 2006. Cunningham resigned the seat when convicted of accepting bribes and other improprieties. (UPI photo/Roger Williams)
The White House announced that President George W. Bush issued 14 pardons to convicted criminals in the home stretch of his second and final term in office.
Disgraced former U.S. Congressman Randy "Duke" Cunningham deserves to have his federal prison sentence commuted by President George Bush, supporters contend.
The former No. 3 official at the CIA pleaded guilty to corruption in federal court in Virginia Monday, admitting he had steered agency contracts to a friend, concealed their relationship and accepted tens of thousands of dollars worth of gifts from him.
A California defense contractor has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for bribing a Republican congressman to win lucrative government contracts.
Federal probation officers recommend a defense contractor convicted of bribing a former U.S. congressman should be jailed for 60 years, court records show.
It is that time of year again, when we both look back at what happened and what will be. Just as Ebenezer Scrooge did, aided by the Ghosts of Christmas Past and the Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come in Charles Dickens' famous classic, "A Christmas Carol." So in the spirit of Christmas let's look at the issue of national security and privatization.
UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2007.
A Southern California defense contractor faces as long as 20 years in prison for bribing former Rep. Randy "Duke" Cunningham.
Subpoenas in the bribery trial involving former Rep. Randy "Duke" Cunningham, R-Calif., have been rejected by 13 members of the U.S. House of Representatives.
A banker has admitted he financed a home for former Rep. Randy "Duke" Cunningham, R-Calif., to maintain a relationship with him.