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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_federal_political_scandals_in_the_United_States

This article provides a list of federal political scandals of the United States, sorted from most .... Kenneth Lay of Enron is a good example of such a citizen. ..... years in prison after conviction on federal corruption charges of extortion, bribery, ... Ellis executive director of Tom DeLay's political action committee, Americans for a  ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Political_corruption

Political corruption is the use of powers by government officials for illegitimate private gain. .... Either may initiate the corrupt offering; for example, a customs official may demand bribes to let through allowed (or disallowed) goods, or a ...... Political Corruption in America: An Encyclopedia of Scandals, Power, and Greed (2 vol.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Corruption_in_the_United_States

List of federal political scandals in the United States · List ... List of American state and local politicians convicted of ...

www.realclearpolitics.com/lists/most_corrupt_politicians

Jan 28, 2009 ... RealClearSports - The Ten Most Corrupt Politicans in U.S. History. ... There could easily be a Top 100 most corrupt politicians list, but we chose to narrow our focus to 10. One of the people ... American Executions in Context.

theintercept.com/2015/07/30/politicians-admitting-obvious-fact-money-affects-vote

Jul 30, 2015 ... Meanwhile, 85 percent of Americans say we need to either ... be useful to collect examples of actual politicians acknowledging the glaringly ...

www.businessinsider.com/most-corrupt-united-states-politicians-history-nixon-illegal-bribe-extortion-2016-4

Apr 20, 2016 ... According to Real Clear Politics, political corruption is "the use of power for personal gain." Often enough, that includes politicians whose ...

mentalfloss.com/article/20340/4-more-examples-american-political-corruption

Dec 11, 2008 ... However, even though Illinois and Chicago have long been synonymous with political graft, corruption is obviously more than just a Midwestern ...

www.cnbc.com/2016/07/28/meet-americas-most-crooked-politicians.html

Jul 28, 2016 ... But for an American politician looking to make some money, even a little ... But perhapsthe most brazenly corrupt Illinois public official was ...

www.toptenz.net/top-10-crooked-american-politicians.php

May 25, 2011 ... The American public elects its politicians to represent their best ... During that time, his activities would become the template of what political corruption is. .... Take, for example, the senator's former chief of staff Gordon Bates.

www.juancole.com/2013/12/corrupt-country-world.html

Dec 3, 2013 ... While it is true that you don't typically have to bribe your postman to deliver the mail in the US, in many key ways America's political and ...