Republican political corruption in North Carolina is even worse than you thought, as the Paul Foley episode reveals
The story of how corruption in the car salvage business spawned a scandal that reaches from Congress to the Georgia Governor's Office.
Dutifully, Republicans have stepped up to meet their base's demand to be corrupt, and dishonest, and it is evident in the preponderance of Republican governors under investigation for all manner of corruption.
So far, Greg Abbott has used his power as Attorney-General of Texas to obstruct the release of documents that would shed light on Governor Rick Perry’s oversight of Texas Enterprise Fund and its mishandling of millions of Texas taxpayer dollars. However, the demand for answers increases from a variety of sources, including Wendy Davis and the press. Now members of Congress are asking the DOJ to investigate dirty dealings between Rick Perry’s Office and the Fund. Since Abbott used his power as Attorney-General to conceal what may be illegal and unethical activities by Rick Perry, this does not bode well for Abbott’s quest to replace Perry at the Governor’s Office.
Illinois Republicans are stooping particularly low with their support for a candidate who admitted she was registered to vote in two states and voted in both states during the 2008 and 2012 election cycles.
On Monday, a U.S. District Court heard closing arguments in the case that challenges the most militant and vicious vote suppression law in America.
The level of political corruption in Republican and conservative ranks has gotten so blatant that they are finally being targeted for investigations.
A new study by Filipe Campante of the Harvard Kennedy School and Quoc-Anh Do of Singapore Management University found that "isolated capital cities are associated with greater levels of corruption."
In America, the prospect of free and fair elections is being threatened by an avalanche of reports of voter suppression and fraud by the Republican Party.
Conservatives are beside themselves at the idea of foreigners monitoring their voter suppression activities on Election Day
If the Republican Party didn't want or expect Sproul to engage in election fraud, they would be demanding that he give their money back.