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ID:

411

Date:

2005-12-29

Headline:

The Fast Rise and Steep Fall of Jack Abramoff

Reporter's name:

Susan Schmidt and James V. Grimaldi

Delay/denial:

No

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

Washington Post

City:

Washington, DC

Summary:

The Washington Post used FOIA to obtain email from Jack Abramoff in which he referred to his Native American clients as "troglodytes" and "morons" as part of its coverage of Abramoff's lobbying and influence-peddling activities.

Notes:

Jon Margolis of the High Country News reported that the Washington Post used FOIA to obtain the emails. ("In Washington, the most outrageous sins are legal", High Country News, 11/28/05, http://www.hcn.org/issues/311/15952)

Keywords:

Jack Abramoff, lobbyist, Native American, gambling, tribe, corruption, lobbying

URL:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/12/28/AR2005122801588.html


Agencies:

DOI
DOJ

States:

DC

Categories:

American Indian affairs
lobbying


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