Jim Sedor’s Top 10 List - State and Federal Communications

December 30, 2011  •  

Jim Sedor’s Top 10 List

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10)  Hamilton Sentenced in Bribery, Extortion Case” – from The Washington Post on August 12.

9) City Hall Plotters Accused in Gun-Smuggling Scheme” – from The Wall Street Journal on March 14.

8)  Blagojevich Hit with 14-Year Prison Sentence” – from The Chicago Tribune on December 9.

7)  Leslie Johnson Gets One-Year Sentence” – from The Washington Post on December 9.

6)Second Bribe Case for Lawmaker Just Acquitted– from The New York Times on November 29.

5) Ex-Judge Gets 17 1/2 Years in Pa. Kickbacks Case” – from The Seattle Times on September 23.

4) Disgraced DiMasi Is Given Eight Years” – from The Boston Globe on September 10.

3)Casino Developer Gilley Pleads Guilty” – from  The Tuscaloosa News (Associated Press) on April 21.

2)Weiner Resigns in Chaotic Final Scene” – from The New York Times on June 16.

And here it is, the number one most egregious news item of 2011 …

1) “Sen. Ensign, Under Ethics Inquiry, Admits No Wrongdoing But Says He Will Resign” – from The Washington Post on April 21.

 

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