The Whiskey Ring – The Avoidance of Taxes on Whiskey During 1875

The Whiskey Ring was a scandal which, during 1875, involved diversion of tax revenues in a conspiracy among government agents, politicians, whiskey distillers, and distributors. The scandal started in St Louis but later spread to other places, such as Chicago, Milwaukee, and New Orleans. Before being caught, a group of mostly Republican politicians were able […]

Bush v. Gore – Looking Back at the Controversial Supreme Court Decision

Perhaps no event shows the power that the United States Supreme Court has than during the 2000 presidential election. Right after the public thought that who would be president had been resolved, the Court to come in to decide who had won actually won the role. On election night of 2000 many people went to […]

The Teapot Dome Scandal – The Start of Government Corruption

During the 1900s, there were many officials who openly disagreed with holding oil reserves for the navy. The most well known official to have disapproved of the federal reserves was Republican Senator Albert B. Fall. His political allies convinced President Harding to appoint him as United States Secretary of the Interior in March of 1921. […]

Eric Holder Assigns Prosecutors to Investigate Document Leaks

A.G. Eric Holder has assigned two prosecutors to lead the investigation on the leaking of confidential state documents. He said that “The unauthorized disclosure of classified information can compromise the security of this country and all Americans, and it will not be tolerated.” Holder has assigned U.S. Attorney for District of Columbia, Ronald C. Machen […]

Marco Rubio Scandal – Narcotics in South Florida

Senator Marco Rubio has given us quite a bit of information about his family over these last three years. During the 2009 U.S. Senate campaign he showed the world that he was proud of the way that his parents raised him and his siblings. However, Univision Investiga found out that Rubio’s older sister, Barbara, was part […]

Can Lee Byberg Claim Victory Over Collin Peterson?

Joining the political scene in 2010, Lee Byberg when he tried running for U.S. Representative for Minnesota’s 7th congressional district. He was born on August 26th, 1962 in Brazil, Paraguay, later moving to Norway. He graduated from the University of Minnesota in the year 1990. He is a member of the Republican party who lost […]

Divorce Rights Denied to Same-Sex Couples

Same-sex couples can currently only marry in 6 states, along with the District of Columbia. These places do not require people to be a resident of the state in order to get married there. As such, anyone can go over the state border in order to get married there. However, if they want to get […]

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