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Corruption in the Government (United States)

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NY Post: The Census Bureau faked the 2012 election jobs report

In the home stretch of the 2012 presidential campaign, from August to September, the unemployment rate fell sharply raising eyebrows from Wall Street to Washington. The decline from 8.1 percent in August to 7.8 percent in September might not have been all it seemed. The numbers, according to a reliable source, were manipulated.

Top Obama Donor Gets Paid To Fix Obamacare Website After Screwing It Up

A tech firm linked to a campaign-donor crony of President Obama not only got the job to help build the federal health-insurance Web site but also is getting paid to fix it. Anthony Welters, a top campaign bundler for Obama and frequent White House guest, is the executive vice president of UnitedHealth Group, which owns the software company now at the center of the ObamaCare Web-site fiasco.

Senators who backed Syria resolution got 83 per cent more defense lobby money than those who voted against it

Committee members who voted to support the proposal collected an average of $72,850 in defense campaign financing between 2007 and 2012, Wired magazine reported, based on data collected by the Center for Responsive Politics.

Report Details Nepotism in Congress

This report marks the first-ever complete study of how members of the House of Representatives use their positions to benefit themselves and their families. Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) undertook a similar study in 2007, but it was not all-inclusive. Expanding on our earlier work, for this 2012 edition we reviewed every sitting member of the House.

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