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Capitol Crimes...Again

Disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff is back on the big screen for the second time in a year in CASINO JACK, this time portrayed by Kevin Spacey. This spring he was the centerpiece in Alex Gibney's documentary CASINO JACK AND THE UNITED STATES OF MONEY. Spacey has been nominated for a Golden Globe for best actor in a comedy or musical...Abramoff is out of jail and in a half-way house. The news isn't so good for Abramoff's friend former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay -- he's been convicted by a Texas jury of money laundering and is due to be sentenced on January 10, 2011. Review the original case through Bill Moyers 2006 exploration of Abramoff and his Washington world. CAPITOL CRIMES delved deep into the dark side of American politics — bringing to light a web of relationships, secret deals and political manipulation. The DALLAS MORNING NEWS said: "If anyone can untangle a complicated new story and make it understandable, it's Bill Moyers. So if you're trying to figure out the Jack Abramoff lobbying scandal, he explains it all in CAPITOL CRIMES."

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  • Documents: From the legal filings to Congressional hearings
  • Abramoff Glossary: From ARMPAC to the Tigua Tribe -- the Abramoff scandal and the money and politics in America
  • Timeline: From the College Republicans to Bob Ney's guilty plea -- the Abramoff timeline
  • Email Trail: Read some of the emails documenting the web of politics and money.
  • Read the complete transcript


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