WASHINGTON (AP) -- Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist said Monday he had no insider information when he sold stock this summer in HCA Inc., the hospital company founded by his father and brother.And DeLay
The Justice Department and Securities and Exchange Commission are looking into the sales.
WASHINGTON -- A Texas grand jury's recent interest in conspiracy charges could lead to last-minute criminal indictments _ possibly against House Majority Leader Tom DeLay _ as it wraps up its investigation Wednesday into DeLay's state political organization, according to lawyers with knowledge of the case.And Limbaugh
Conspiracy counts against two DeLay associates this month raised concerns with DeLay's lawyers, who fear the chances are greater that the majority leader could be charged with being part of the conspiracy. Before these counts, the investigation was more narrowly focused on the state election code.
WEST PALM BEACH, Florida (AP) -- Prosecutors want to question Rush Limbaugh's physicians in their probe of the conservative commentator's possibleAnd Ryan
"doctor shopping" for prescription painkillers, according to a motion filed Tuesday.
Prosecutors believe Limbaugh illegally deceived multiple doctors to receive overlapping prescriptions for painkillers.
CHICAGO - A jury of 12 Chicago-area residents was tentatively selectedAnd Abramoff
Tuesday in former Gov. George Ryan's federal racketeering trial, which is
scheduled to begin in earnest this morning with opening statements.
Fort Lauderdale police said yesterday that they charged three men in the 2001 gangland-style slaying of a Florida businessman who was gunned down in his car months after selling a casino cruise line to a group that included Washington lobbyist Jack Abramoff.And that's just in the last 24 hours.
...Abramoff is at the center of a federal investigation into lobbying for Indian tribes and influence-peddling in Washington.
UPDATE: It keeps getting better:
WASHINGTON - A Texas grand jury on Wednesday charged Rep. Tom DeLay and two political associates with conspiracy in a campaign finance scheme, an indictment
that could force him to step down as House majority leader.