Monday, December 26, 2011

Democrat Corruption List

Corruption . . . I’m sure there is enough to go around, but hey if the liberal Newspapers can have one sided slanted editorials, what the heck this is my page.

Congressional Democrats swept into power in 2006 after a steady drumbeat of attacks against Republicans for allowing a systemic “culture of corruption” to define their majority. It seems times have changed . . . for the worse.

Raymond Lederer (Democrat) U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania. Implicated in the Abscam sting – convicted of bribery and sentenced to three years in prison and fined $20,000.

Harrison Arlington Williams, Jr. (Democrat) U.S. Senator from New Jersey. Implicated in the Abscam sting. Allegedly accepted an 18% interest in a titanium mine. Convicted of nine counts of bribery, conspiracy, receiving an unlawful gratuity, conflict of interest, and interstate travel in aid of racketeering. Sentenced to three years in prison and fined $50,000.

Cornelius Edward Gallagher (Democrat) U.S. Representative New Jersey; Indicted on federal charges of income tax evasion, conspiracy, and perjury.

Frank Thompson, Jr. (Democrat) U.S. Representative from New Jersey. Implicated in the Abscam sting, convicted on bribery and conspiracy charges. Sentenced to three years in prison.

Michael Joseph Myers (Democrat) U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania. Implicated in the Abscam sting – convicted of bribery and conspiracy; sentenced to three years in prison and fined $20,000; expelled from the House of Representatives.

John Michael Murphy (Democrat) U.S. Representative from New York. Implicated in the Abscam sting. Convicted of conspiracy, conflict of interest, and accepting an illegal gratuity. Sentenced to three years in prison and fined $20,000.

John Wilson Jenrette, Jr (Democrat) U.S. Representative from South Carolina. Implicated in the Abscam sting. Convicted on bribery and conspiracy charges and sentenced to prison.

Sammy Rivera (Democrat) Mayor, Passaic NJ; indicted and arrested on charges of accepting bribes in exchange for agreeing to direct municipal contracts to an insurance broker.

Alfred E. Steele (Democrat) General Assembly, NJ; arrested by the FBI in a Federal corruption probe for accepted $14,000 in bribes to steer insurance brokers new business from Newark, Orange, Passaic and Paterson, where he allegedly boasted that he could secure the business as he "had five votes on the City Council.

Mims Hackett (Democrat) NJ Assembly and City of Orange NJ Mayor; arrested by the FBI in a Federal corruption probe The indictment alleged that Hackett accepted $5,000 in bribes for his efforts to steer insurance business from the City of Orange, with an additional $25,000 to be accepted if the firm received the insurance business it sought.

Marcellus Jackson (Democrat) Passaic City Councilman: received 25 month sentence, a fine of $15,000 and three years of supervised probation for taking cash bribes totaling around $26,000 while serving on the city council.

Angelo Errichetti (Democrat) New Jersey State Senator; sentenced to six years in prison and fined $40,000 for his involvement in Abscam.

Robert Torricelli (Democrat) withdrew from the 2002 NJ Senate race with less than 30 days before the election because of controversy over personal gifts he took from a major campaign donor and questions about campaign donations from 1996. Censured by the Senate Ethics Committee for his relationship with Korean-American businessman David Chang, a Korean-American businessman who had given Torricelli tens of thousands of dollars in gifts, cash and appliances. Chang served a federal prison sentence for making illegal campaign contributions to Torricelli’s 1996 campaign.

Wayne R. Bryant (Democrat) State Senate NJ; sentenced to four years in federal prison convicted of bribery and fraud. Indicted on corruption charges for his alleged involvement in funneling millions to the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in exchange for a no-show job to boost his pension. In exchange, of steering state money to the school.

New Jersey Governor James McGreevey resigned his office and publically admitted his relationship with his crony/lover Golan Cipel who resigned from a $100,000/yr job created by McGreevey.

William Jefferson Clinton was barred from practicing law in his home state after being impeached. He was not tried as prescribed in the Constitution.

Sandy Berger (Democrat) National Security Advisor during the Clinton Administration became the focus of a criminal investigation; fined $50,000 for illegally removing highly classified terrorism documents and handwritten notes from the National Archives during preparations for the Sept. 11 commission hearings.

Hazel O’Leary (Democrat) Secretary of Energy during the Clinton Administration ; O’Leary took trips all over the world as Secretary with as many 50 staff members and at times rented a plane, which was used by Madonna during her concert tours.

Neil Goldschmidt (Democrat) Oregon governor, admitted to having an illegal sexual relationship with a 14-year-old teenager while he was serving as Mayor of Portland.

Barney Frank (Democrat) U.S. Representative admitted having paid a male prostitute, for sex and subsequently hiring him as his personal assistant, while he also used the congressman’s Washington apartment for prostitution.

Jerry Springer (Democrat) resigned from Cincinnati City Council in 1974 after admitting to paying a prostitute with a personal check, found in a police raid on a massage parlor.

Melvin Jay Reynolds (Democrat) U.S. Representative from Illinois convicted on sexual misconduct and obstruction of justice charges and sentenced to five years in prison.

Edward Kennedy (Democrat) U. S. Senator from Massachusetts. Who pleaded guilty to leaving the scene of an accident, after his car plunged off a bridge on Chappaquiddick Island killing passenger Mary Jo Kopechne.

The DNC – The Federal Election Commission imposed $719,000 in fines against participants in the 1996 Democratic Party fundraising scandals involving contributions from China, Korea and other foreign sources. The Federal Election commission said it decided to drop cases against contributors of more than $3 million in illegal DNC contribution because the respondents left the country or the corporations were defunct.

Daniel David Rostenkowski ( Democrat ) U.S. Illinois Representative ; Indicted on 17 felony charges- pleaded guilty to two counts of misuse of public funds and sentenced to seventeen months in federal prison.

Charles Coles Diggs, Jr. (Democrat) U.S. Michigan Representative; convicted on eleven counts of mail fraud and filing false payroll forms- sentenced to three years in prison.

George Rogers (Democrat) Massachusetts State Senate; convicted of bribery in 1978, sentenced to two years in prison.

Don Siegelman (Democrat Governor Alabama) indicted in a bid-rigging scheme involving a maternity-care program. Accused along with his former chief of staff of helping Tuscaloosa physician Phillip Bobo rig bids. Accused of moving $550,000 from the state education budget to the State Fire College in Tuscaloosa so Bobo could use the money to pay off a competitor for a state contract for maternity care.

James C. Green (Democrat) North Carolina State House of Representatives. Acquitted of accepting a bribe from an undercover FBI agent, but then convicted of tax evasion.
Frederick Richmond (Democrat) U.S. Representative New York; Arrested in Washington, D.C., for soliciting sex from a minor and from an undercover police officer – pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor. Pleaded guilty to tax evasion, marijuana possession, and improper payments to a federal employee.

Alcee Lamar Hastings (Democrat) U.S. Representative Florida; Impeached and removed from office as federal judge over bribery charges.

Marion Barry (Democrat) Mayor Washington, D.C.; convicted of cocaine possession after being caught on videotape smoking crack cocaine. Sentenced to six months in prison.

Mario Biaggi (Democrat) U.S. Representative New York; Indicted on federal charges that he had accepted bribes in return for influence on federal contracts. Convicted of obstructing justice and accepting illegal gratuities. Tried on federal racketeering charges and convicted on 15 felony counts.

Lee Alexander (Democrat) Mayor of Syracuse, N.Y; indicted over a $1.5 million kickback scandal. Pleaded guilty to racketeering and tax evasion charges. Served six years in prison.

Mary Rose Oakar (Democrat) U.S. Representative from Ohio; Pleaded guilty to two misdemeanor charges of funneling $16,000 through fake donors.
David Giles (Democrat) candidate for U.S. Representative from Washington. Convicted of child rape.

Gary Siplin (Democrat) Florida State Senator; found guilty of third-degree grand theft of $5,000 or more, a felony, and using services of employees for his candidacy.

Edward Mezvinsky (Democrat) U.S. Representative Iowa; Indicted on 56 federal fraud charges.

Lena Swanson (Democrat) Washington State Senate.; Pleaded guilty to charges of soliciting unlawful payments from veterans and former prisoners of war.

Abraham J. Hirschfeld (Democrat) NY candidate in Democratic primary for U.S. Senator Offered Paula Jones $1 million to drop her sexual harassment lawsuit against President Bill Clinton. Convicted in 2000 of trying to hire a hit man to kill his business partner.

Henry Cisneros (Democrat) U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development; Pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of lying to the FBI.

James A. Traficant Jr. (Democrat) House of Representatives Ohio. Expelled from Congress after being convicted of corruption charges. Sentenced today to eight years in prison for accepting bribes and kickbacks.

John Doug Hays (Democrat) Kentucky State Senate: Found guilty of mail fraud for submitting false campaign reports stemming from an unsuccessful run for judge. Six months in prison followed by six months of home confinement and three years of probation.

Henry J. Cianfrani (Democrat) Pennsylvania State Senate; Convicted on federal charges of racketeering and mail fraud for padding his Senate payroll. Sentenced to five years in federal prison.

David Hall (Democrat) Governor of Oklahoma; Indicted on extortion and conspiracy charges. Convicted and sentenced to three years in prison.

John A. Celona (Democrat) Rhode Island state senator; charged with the three counts of mail fraud. For defrauding the state and collecting hundreds of thousands of dollars from CVS Corp. and others while serving in the legislature. Celona agreed to plead guilty to taking money from the CVS pharmacy chain and other companies that had interest in legislation. Received five years in federal prison on each of the three counts and a $250,000 fine.

Allan Turner Howe (Democrat) U.S. Representative Utah; Arrested for soliciting a policewoman posing as a prostitute.

Jerry Cosentino (Democrat) Illinois State Treasurer; Pleaded guilty to bank fraud – fined $5,000 and sentenced to nine months home confinement.

Joseph Waggonner Jr. (Democrat) U.S. Representative Louisiana; Arrested in Washington, D.C. for soliciting a policewoman posing as a prostitute

Albert G. Bustamante (Democrat) U.S. Representative Texas; Convicted on racketeering and bribery charges and sentenced to prison.

Lawrence Jack Smith (Democrat) U.S. Representative from Florida. Sentenced to three months in federal prison for tax evasion.

David Lee Walters (Democrat) Governor of Oklahoma; Pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor election law violation.

James Guy Tucker, Jr. (Democrat) Arkansas Governor; Resigned after conviction on federal fraud charges as part of the Whitewater investigation.

Walter Rayford Tucker (Democrat) Compton, California Mayor and U.S. Representative California; Sentenced to 27 months in prison for extortion and tax evasion.

William McCuen (Democrat) Secretary of State Arkansas; Admitted accepting kickbacks from two supporters he gave jobs, and not paying taxes on the money. Admitted to conspiring with a political consultant to split $53,560 embezzled from the state in a sham transaction. He was indicted on corruption charges. Pleaded guilty to felony counts tax evasion and accepting a kickback. Sentenced to 17 years in prison.

Walter Fauntroy (Democrat) Delegate to U.S. Congress District of Columbia; Charged in federal court with making false statements on financial disclosure forms. Pleaded guilty to one felony count and sentenced to probation.

Carroll Hubbard, Jr. (Democrat) Kentucky State Senate and U.S. Representative from Kentucky; pleaded guilty to conspiring to defraud the Federal Elections Commission and to theft of government property; served two years in prison. Involved in the "Rubbergate" House banking scandal.

Joseph Kolter (Democrat) State House of Representatives and U.S. Representative Pennsylvania; Indicted by a Federal grand jury on five felony charges of embezzlement at the U.S. House post office. Pleaded guilty.

Nicholas Mavroules (Democrat) U.S. Representative Massachusetts; Pleaded guilty to charges of tax fraud and accepting gratuities while in office.

Carl Christopher Perkins (Democrat) State House of Representatives and U.S. Representative Kentucky ; Pleaded guilty to bank fraud in connection with the House banking scandal. Perkins wrote overdrafts totaling about $300,000. Pleaded guilty to charges of filing false statements with the Federal Election Commission and false financial disclosure reports. Sentenced to 21 months in prison.

Richard Hanna (Democrat) U.S. Representative California; Received payments of about $200,000 from a Korean businessman in what became known as the “Koreagate” influence buying scandal. Pleaded guilty and sentenced to federal prison.

Daniel Baugh Brewster (Democrat) U.S. Senator Maryland; Indicted on charges of accepting illegal gratuity while in Senate.

Thomas Joseph Dodd (Democrat) U.S. Senator Connecticut; Censured by the Senate for financial improprieties, having diverted $116,000 in campaign and testimonial funds to his own use.

Edward Fretwell Prichard, Jr. (Democrat) Delegate to Democratic National Convention Kentucky; Convicted of vote fraud in federal court in connection with ballot-box stuffing. Served five months in prison.

Guy Hamilton Jones, Sr. (Democrat) State Senate Arkansas; Convicted on federal tax charges and expelled from the Senate.

Otto Kerner, Jr (Democrat) Governor Illinois; while serving as Governor, he and another official made a gain of over $300,000 in a stock deal. Convicted on 17 counts of bribery, conspiracy, perjury, and related charges. Sentenced to three years in federal prison and fined $50,000.

George Crockett, Jr. (Democrat) U.S. Representative Michigan; Served four months in federal prison for contempt of court following his defense of a Communist leader on trial for advocating the overthrow of the government.

Mark B. Jimenez (Democrat fundraiser); sentenced to 27 months in prison on charges of tax evasion and conspiracy to defraud the United States and commit election financing offenses.

Bobby Lee Rush (Democrat) U.S. Representative Illinois; As a Black Panther, spent six months in prison on a weapons charge.

Bolley ”Bo” Johnson (Democrat); Former Florida House Speaker – received a two-year term for tax evasion.

Roger L. Green (Democrat) Brooklyn Assemblyman; Pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor for accepting travel reimbursement for trips he did not pay for and was sentenced to fines and probation.

Gloria Davis (Democrat) Bronx assemblywoman; Pleaded guilty to second-degree bribe-taking.

Rod Blagojevich (Democrat) Illinois Governor; corruption, sentenced to 14 years in Federal prison for trying to sell Barack Obama’s Senate seat to the highest bidder.

Tony Rezko (Democrat) political fundraiser raised money for former Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich and some cash for President Barack Obama; convicted on corruption charge, for extorting millions of dollars from firms seeking state business or regulatory approval.

Charles Powell Jr (Democratic Party chairman) East St. Louis, Ill; secretly recorded audiotapes Powell was heard talking about paying $5 per vote to get key Democrats elected. Convicted of scheming to buy votes with cash, cigarettes and liquor.

Clarence Norman Jr. (Democrat) leader of one of the largest Democratic Party organizations in the nation, found guilty of soliciting illegal campaign contributions. Convicted of extorting money from judicial candidates in exchange for party support. Found guilty of violating New York's election law and falsifying business records.

Joe Spicuzzo (Democrat) Middlesex County NJ Sheriff and Democrat Party Chairman; bribery and official misconduct. State prosecutors have offered a plea deal of seven years in prison, requiring at least two years before eligible for parole. He would also forfeit his pension, of $58,000 annually.

Sheila A. Dixon (Democrat) Baltimore Mayor; charged  with 12 counts of felony theft, perjury, fraud and misconduct in office. Accused of using $3,400 in gift cards, some donated to her office for distribution to "needy families," to purchase Best Buy electronics and other items for herself and her staff, and recipient of $15,348 in gifts allegedly received from her former boyfriend, prominent city developer Ronald H. Lipscomb, while she was City Council president. If convicted on all charges, the she could be sentenced to 85 years in prison.

Charles Rangel (Democrat) US Representative NY; guilty of 11 of 13 counts of violating House ethics rules, and on December 2, the full House approved a sanction of censure against Rangel.

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