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Sunday, January 23, 2022

Abramoff Scandal Yields More Charges

A former legislative aide to Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) was accused yesterday of accepting more than $25,000 worth of meals and event tickets from disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff in exchange for helping his clients.

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Nations to Write Treaty Cutting Mercury Emissions

More than 140 countries have agreed to negotiate a legally binding treaty aimed at slashing the use of the metal mercury, with the goal of reducing people’s exposure to a toxin that hampers brain development among infants and young children worldwide.

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Burris Stands Firm Despite Urging of Illinois Governor

CHICAGO, Feb. 20 — Sen. Roland W. Burris (D-Ill.) has no intention of quitting, his spokesman said Friday, despite a call for his resignation from Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn (D) and a suggestion from White House spokesman Robert Gibbs that Burris ponder “what lies in his future.”

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Obama to Hold Cities Accountable for Stimulus Spending

President Obama warned the nation’s mayors yesterday that he will hold officials at all levels of government accountable for how they spend federal stimulus money, pledging to “call them out” if the funding is wasted on projects that do not generate jobs for the struggling economy.

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