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4 More Examples of American Political Corruption. BY Ethan Trex. ... and the tapes show a picture of almost comical corruption and greed. In one notable example Richard Kelly, a Florida ...

theintercept.com/2015/07/30/politicians-admitting-obvious...

One of the most embarrassing aspects of U.S. politics is politicians who deny that money has any impact on what they do. For instance, Tom Corbett, Pennsylvania’s notoriously fracking-friendly ...

www.huffpost.com/entry/americas-political-system-thrives...

Big Money has a stranglehold on our country’s political system that is destroying our democracy. Today in Washington, and in our state capitals, too often Big Money calls the shots. Moreover, this problem is not a partisan issue. Members of Congress on both sides of the aisle as well as ...

www.transparency.org/topic/detail/politics_and_government

If state resources are abused, we must report it. And if regulations to prevent corruption aren’t in place, we must demand them. Rules about politicians’ conflicts of interest, for example. Or regulations to stop corporate lobbying and political funding from distorting the democratic process.

www.bartleby.com/essay/Political-Corruption-PK6B9RZVJ

The issue of political corruption is as persistent as it is prevalent; that is to say, it exists ambiguously, politically, and in undefined terms. Generally, political corruption is understood to mean a breach of the public trust in the course of a politician’s duties (Huigens 2010).

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Political_corruption

Political corruption is the use of powers by government officials or their network contacts for illegitimate private gain. An illegal act by an officeholder constitutes political corruption only if the act is directly related to their official duties, is done under color of law or involves trading in influence.

www.nytimes.com/2013/04/06/opinion/collins-a-new-era-in...

Today’s Paper | Advertisement. Opinion. Supported by. A New Era in Political Corruption ... Have you ever noticed how high the bar is when it comes to getting arrested for political corruption ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_federal_political_scandals...

Given the political nature of congress in which the leading party has determining power, politicians who are rebuked, admonished, condemned, suspended, reprimanded, found in contempt, found to have acted improperly or used poor judgement, are not included unless the scandal is exceptional or leads to expulsion or conviction.

www.brookings.edu/opinions/event-summary-political...

The Brookings Institution and Transparency International held a symposium today to discuss political corruption both in the United States and abroad. Panelists agreed that governments everywhere ...

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What are some examples of political corruption in the U.S.? ... Who or what in U.S. society today is an example of absolute power corrupting absolutely? ... What are the best examples of political corruption? What are some modern examples of government corruption in the United States?