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Rove Aide Resigns Over Abramoff Ties

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Posted on Oct 6, 2006
Susan Ralston and Bush
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An aide to top White House political adviser Karl Rove resigned in the fallout over a congressional report showing many White House contacts with ex-lobbyist Jack Abramoff, a spokeswoman said on Friday.

Last week’s report by the U.S. House of Representatives Government Reform Committee said Rove aide Susan Ralston had passed inside White House information to Abramoff while she was also accepting his tickets to as many as nine sports and entertainment events.

Abramoff and several associates have pleaded guilty to conspiracy and fraud in an influence-peddling scandal and are cooperating with a federal corruption probe that has reached into the U.S. Congress.

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By Guitarsandmore, October 7, 2006 at 7:56 pm Link to this comment
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Republicans have created a culture of corruption from Jack Abramoff, Randy Duke Cunningham, Tom Delay, to Haliburton and to Bush and Cheny themselves.  A bigger group of crooks has never occupied the white house.

A representative Democracy means the elected officials are supposed to represent the views and interests of the people and not their own personal gain and self aggrandizement.

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By R. A. Earl, October 7, 2006 at 10:13 am Link to this comment
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Susan will rue the day she allowed herself to be photographed with Bush. She would have kept a better reputation as a centerfold in Playboy.

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