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America’s Next Top Douche Bag

Apr 15, 2009
Only 24 hours after pleading not guilty to racketeering and fraud charges on Tuesday, former Illinois Gov Rod Blagojevich has accepted a reality television deal to be one of 10 contestants competing in "I'm a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here!" As if his hair was destined for anything but television stardom?.

Jefferson Insists He’s Innocent

Jun 9, 2007
Louisiana Congressman William Jefferson, a Democrat, flatly denied bribery charges accusing him of attempting, through various means, to illegally drum up over $500,000 from African business deals. Jefferson declared Friday that he will fight to save his reputation, already besmirched by the mysterious $90,000 in cash found stuffed in a freezer during a 2005 raid on his Washington, D.C. home.