Ex-Dayton Politician Cops To Taking Bribes From Contractor

A former city commissioner in Dayton, Ohio, pled guilty on Friday to a federal corruption charge for allegedly accepting tens of thousands of dollars’ worth of free construction on his home in exchange for steering public works contracts toward the contractor who worked on his house…

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AG Barr Can Work On 1MDB Probe Despite Kirkland Ties

Attorney General Bill Barr can work on a Justice Department probe of an alleged multibillion-dollar fraud scheme involving the 1Malaysia Development Berhad sovereign wealth fund, despite his former employer Kirkland & Ellis LLP’s involvement in the case, according to an Office of Government Ethics waiver…

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