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National Perspective | Peter S. Canellos

When campaign gifts qualify as corruption

By Peter S. Canellos
Globe Columnist / September 19, 2006

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WASHINGTON -- The news last Friday that Representative Bob Ney of Ohio was pleading guilty to corruption and faced 10 years in prison probably sent many lawmakers scrambling for their own fund-raising lists. For in addition to receiving the usual trips and gifts, Ney pleaded guilty to accepting campaign contributions in exchange for favors -- an offense that comes uncomfortably ... (Full article: 763 words)

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