Jack Abramoff: External Links 2006
The following are external links for 2006 related to the main article Jack Abramoff.
- Jack Abramoff: External Links
- Jack Abramoff: External Links 2004
- Jack Abramoff: External Links 2005
- Jack Abramoff: External Links 2007
- Docket for Miami federal court Case 05cr60204 (pdf).
- John Byrne, "Firm knew Abramoff was paid by ex-DeLay aide before scandal broke, associates say," The Raw Story, January 2, 2006.
- Michael Hedges, "Abramoff plea bargain to bring corruption probe to Congress," Houston Chronicle, January 2, 2006.
- Michael Hedges, "Abramoff plea bargain announcement expected. Deal may give prosecutors a view into possible favors," Houston Chronicle, January 2, 2006: "By reaching an agreement with Abramoff, federal investigators would gain the ultimate insider witness in a probe into any possible favors the one-time king of Washington lobbyists gave members of Congress and their staff members."
- Walter F. Roche, Jr., "Abramoff to Plead Guilty in Deals With Prosecutors," Los Angeles Times, January 3, 2006.
- Tom Raum, "Analysis: Abramoff plea may rock GOP boat," Associated Press (Seattle Post-Intelligencer), January 3, 2006.
- "Abramoff Pleads Guilty, Will Help in Corruption Probe (Update3)," Bloomberg News, January 3, 2006.
- Linda Feldmann and Gail Russell Chaddock, "Abramoff deals, Congress quakes. In pleading guilty, the lobbyist agrees to help prosecutors nab others," Christian Science Monitor, January 3, 2006.
- Anne E. Kornblut, "G.O.P. Lobbyist Pleads Guilty in Deal With Prosecutors," New York Times, January 3, 2006.
- "Gentlemen, Start Your Engines," CBS News, January 3, 2006.
- Tim Reid, "Lobbyist's guilt sets stage for fresh White House scandal," Times Online (UK), January 3, 2006.
- Andy Sullivan, "UPDATE 6-US lobbyist Abramoff pleads guilty to fraud," Reuters, January 3, 2006.
- "US fraud lobbyist pleads guilty," BBC, January 3, 2006.
- Kevin Johnson and Jim Drinkard, "'Corruption ... very extensive'," USA Today, January 3, 2006.
- "Hastert donates Abramoff-linked money. Lawmakers rush to shed financial ties to tainted lobbyist," CNN, January 3, 2006. re Dennis Hastert
- Michael Petrelis, "Scandal-tainted Abramoff's Full FEC Donations' List," Petrelis Files, January 3, 2006. $172,933 to Republicans, $88,985 to "special interest" = total: $261,918. See entire list of "who he gave money to, when he donated and how much" (Federal Election Commission data posted at Newsmeat.com).
- Jonathan Weisman, "GOP Leaders Seek Distance From Abramoff. Hastert to Donate Money Given by Lobbyist's Clients," Washington Post, January 4, 2006: "And former House speaker Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.) called on House Republicans to elect a new majority leader to permanently replace Rep. Tom DeLay (R-Tex.), Abramoff's most powerful ally in Washington, who faces a trial on unrelated criminal charges of violating Texas campaign laws."
- Josh Gerstein, "Lobbyist's Plea Sets Off Scramble," The New York Sun, January 4, 2006.
- Alan Freeman, "Capitol Hill power broker cuts a deal, pleads guilty," The Globe and Mail, January 4, 2006.
- David Espo, "Congressional lobbyist pleads guilty to fraud," Chicago Sun-Times, January 4, 2006.
- "Lobbyist case threatens Congress," BBC, January 4, 2006: "The US justice department has said it intends to pursue senior politicians suspected of taking bribes from prominent lobbyist Jack Abramoff."
- Editorial: "New benchmark in D.C. corruption," The Seattle Times, January 4, 2006.
- "Abramoff and beyond," Boston Globe, January 4, 2006.
- Todd J. Gillman, "Abramoff plea agreement's impact on DeLay weighed," Dallas Morning News (The Seattle Times), January 4, 2006.
- Janet Hook and Mary Curtius, "Lobbying Plan Was Central to GOP's Political Strategy. Abramoff was key to the 'K Street Project,' designed to extend the party's influence. Changes are urged to avoid 'huge black eye'," Los Angeles Times, January 4, 2006.
- Bennett Roth, "Spotlight now falls on former DeLay aides. Federal probe could turn to their dealings with Abramoff," Houston Chronicle, January 4, 2006: Tony C. Rudy, Ed Buckham, Kevin A. Ring, John Doolittle, Todd A. Boulanger, and Bob Ney; Michael Scanlon has already plead guilty.
- "DeLay May Face New Jeopardy as Abramoff Probers Target Ex-Aide," Bloomberg News, January 4, 2006.
- Andrew A. Green, "Abramoff used firm founded by Ehrlich aide," Baltimore Sun, January 4, 2006. re GrassRoots Interactive
- Curt Anderson, "Update 4: Abramoff Pleads Guilty to Fraud in Fla.," Associated Press (Forbes), January 4, 2006.
- "Abramoff pleads guilty in casino case. Admits using fake wire transfer to secure $60 million loan," Associated Press (CNN), January 4, 2006.
- Jane Sutton, "UPDATE 1-Washington lobbyist pleads guilty to Florida fraud," Reuters, January 4, 2006.
- Gail Russell Craddock, "How far will Abramoff scandal reach? A number of lawmakers are under investigation for their connections with Jack Abramoff," Christian Science Monitor, January 4, 2006.
- Sam Knight, "Bush to return Abramoff donations as scandal widens," Times Online (UK), January 4, 2006.
- Julie Mason and Samantha Levine, "Lawmakers dump contributions given by former lobbyist. Congressional elections could be harmed by scandal," Houston Chronicle, January 4, 2006.
- Jay Weaver, "Abramoff pleads guilty to bogus purchase of SunCruz Casinos fleet," Miami Herald, January 5, 2006.
- Mary Curtius, Janet Hook and John-Thor Dahlburg, "GOP Tries to Outrun Scandal," Los Angeles Times, January 5, 2006.
- Editorial: "Follow the Money. Abramoff scandal needs answers and cures," Detroit Free Press, January 5, 2006.
- Kenneth R. Bazinet, "Get rid of it all!! Pols move quickly to ditch cash from convicted lobbyist," New York Daily News, January 5, 2006.
- Jonathan Weisman, "Bush to Give Up $6,000 In Abramoff Contributions," Washington Post, January 5, 2006.
- Editorial: "Cleaning Up Congress," Los Angeles Times, January 5, 2006.
- Michael Kranish, "Bush, DeLay give back Abramoff funds. Hastert also joins list of politicians seeking distance from scandal," Boston Globe, January 5, 2006.
- Bennett Roth, "Lobbyist ties could keep DeLay out of leadership. GOP aides say his links to the scandal-ridden Abramoff make him a liability," Houston Chronicle, January 5, 2006.
- Mike Dorning, "Abramoff plea could bring renewed scrutiny of Hastert letter," Chicago Tribune (Mercury News), January 5, 2006.
- Sharon Theimer, "Tyco acknowledges $1.6M link to Abramoff," Associated Press (Boston Globe), January 5, 2006.
- "Dean issues Smack-down on Wolfie," Crooks and Liars, January 8, 2006: Howard Dean on Wolf Blitzer's Situation Room: "8 seconds of dead air time as Wolf lets out a heavy sigh and ends the interview..." Transcript, CNN, January 8, 2006.
- Unmesh Kher, "How to raise cash... disguise its sources... and buy influence," CNN, January 9, 2006.
- Jeffrey H. Bimbaum and James V. Grimaldi, "Lobby Firm Is Scandal Casualty Abramoff, DeLay Publicity Blamed For Shutdown," The Washington Post, January 10, 2006.
- Kate Zernike and Anne E. Kornblut, "From Big-Time Lobbyist to Object of Derision," New York Times, January 10, 2006.
- Tony Batt, "Abramoff Investigation: Sources conflict on Reid status. Published report claiming senator on list denied," Review Journal (Las Vegas, Nevada), January 12, 2006.
- Don Yocham, Opinion: "The House That Jack Bought. Abramoff scandal tied to GOP strategy moves," Florida Today, January 18, 2006.
- "Reception Line Photos Show Bush, Abramoff Together," Associated Press (Fox News), January 22, 2006.
- "Bush Downplays Abramoff Photos," Associated Press (Fox News), January 23, 2006.
- Daniel Hopsicker "Abramoff & Kidan Implicated In Gangland Style Hit," Mad Cow Productions, January 23, 2006.
- Elisabeth Bumiller, "Photos of Bush With Disgraced Lobbyist Are Confirmed," New York Times, January 24, 2006.
- "Team Bush won't share Abramoff pics," New York Daily News, January 24, 2006.
- Adam Zagorin and Mike Allen, "When George met Jack," TIME (CNN), January 24, 2006.
- Jim VandeHei and Susan Schmidt, "Photos of Bush With Abramoff Are Withheld. White House Calls Pictures Irrelevant to Ethics Inquiry," Washington Post, January 24, 2006.
- Greg Bluestein, "Reed distances himself from Abramoff," Associated Press (Macon Telegraph (Georgia)), January 24, 2006. re Ralph E. Reed, Jr.
- Mary Beth Williams, "Abramoff and gaming Indians: Just the tip of the iceberg" (Updated), Daily Kos, February 1, 2006.
- John Solomon and Pete Yost, "Abramoff said to claim close ties to Rove," Associated Press (The Mercury News), February 14, 2006.
- Tom Hamburger and Peter Wallsten, "Abramoff Bragged of Ties to Rove: The disgraced lobbyist helped get Bush to meet the leader of Malaysia, a former associate says", Los Angeles Times, February 15, 2006.
- "Source: Abramoff Contacted Rove For Client," UPI (The Post Chronicle), February 16, 2006.
- Pauline Jasudason, "Ex-Malaysia PM: Abramoff Was Paid $1.2M," Associated Press, February 21, 2006. "Malaysia-Former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said disgraced U.S. lobbyist Jack Abramoff was paid $1.2 million to organize a meeting between him and President Bush in 2002, but denied the money came from the Malaysian government."
- "Abramoff Sentenced to 5 Years, 10 Months in Florida" (Update1), Bloomberg News, March 29, 2006.
- Philip Shenon, "Abramoff Sentenced to Nearly 6 Years in Prison in Fraud Case," New York Times, March 29, 2006.
- Jim Loney, "Washington lobbyist gets 6 years for Miami fraud," Reuters, March 29, 2006.
- "Lobbyist Abramoff gets 70 months," BBC, March 29, 2006.
- "Mr Abramoff Goes to Washington", SBS (Australia) Dateline, March 29, 2006.
- Norman J. Ornstein, "Reading about Buckham's Activities Takes Strong Stomach," Roll Call (American Enterprise Institute), March 29, 2006. re Ed Buckham
- David Margolick, "Washington's Invisible Man," Vanity Fair, April 2006.
- John Byrne, "Former DeLay aide paid thinktank to advance Washington lobbying efforts. Policy nonprofit where Abramoff was director funded DeLay's overseas junkets," The Raw Story, April 12, 2006.
- Mark Sherman, "E-Mails Cited in Lobbyist, Bush Aide Ties," Associated Press (Forbes), April 14, 2006.
- "E-mails reveal White House-Abramoff link. Top Bush procurement official offered lobbyist help with 'damage control'," Associated Press (MSNBC), May 10, 2006. re David Safavian
- John Aravosis, "Somebody is playing games with the Secret Service logs on Abramoff," AMERICAblog, May 17, 2006.
- Paul Kiel, "Abramoff White House Logs Mystery Solved!" TPM Muckraker, May 17, 2006.
- Thomas B. Edsall, "Another Stumble for Ralph Reed's Beleaguered Campaign," Washington Post, May 29, 2006.
- "Gimme Five'—Investigation of Tribal Lobbying Matters," Final Report Before the Committee on Indian Affairs, 109th Congress, 2d Session, June 22, 2006.
- Walter F. Roche, Jr., "Report: Abramoff Had FBI Data. The lobbyist improperly got and acted on a secret file about the Marianas, an inspector general says," Los Angeles Times, July 1, 2006.
- Susan Schmidt, "Abramoff Lobbying of White House Probed," Washington Post, July 15, 2006.
- David Espo, "Ohio Rep. Ney Expected to Plead Guilty," Associated Press (Yahoo! News), September 15, 2006.
- James V. Grimaldi and Susan Schmidt, "Senate Report: Five Nonprofit Groups Sold Clout to Abramoff," Washington Post, October 12, 2006.
- Robyn E. Blumner, "Sweatshops, made in the good, old U.S.A. How an official who tried to help exploited workers ran afoul of powerful Republicans," St. Petersburg Times, October 29, 2006.
"Ex-lobbyist in corruption scandal goes to prison," Reuters (via Washington Post), November 15, 2006.