Quid pro quo

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Name: Quid pro quo
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Lawyers ready opening statements in McDonnell trial

RICHMOND, Va. — Opening statements began Tuesday in the federal corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen.Officials worked late Monday to seat a 12-member jury and three alternates to keep what is anticipated to be a ... [Published USA Today - 19 hours ago]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

DeLeo unfairly maligned

I amThose who read the article will read of the jurors’ findings that the three defendants were convicted of several of the charges. However, they were not convicted of the bribery charge that might well have implicated Speaker Robert DeLeo. A finding ... [Published Boston Globe - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 2 reports

Nimmagadda’s plea to court - The Hindu

22:45 IST Industrialist Nimmagadda Prasad, one of the accused in the VANPIC aspect of the quid pro quo investments cases, has appealed to a special court here to relax the conditions specified while granting him bail earlier this year. The court wanted ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Don't hate the 'poor door'

New Yorkers living in 55 new affordable apartments built as part of a luxury development in Manhattan will have to enter their homes through the so-called "poor door," a different entrance from the one richer tenants will use. The homes are being erected ... [Published The Week Magazine - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

India will want something in return for taking asylum seekers

India has agreed to repatriate the Indian citizens, if there are any, of the 157 Tamil asylum seekers currently in the Curtin detention centre.It will "consider" taking back the non-citizen residents of India who fled there from Sri Lanka.And for this ... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Land Allotment Irregularities Report in 6 Months

HYDERABAD: The committee constituted to probe irregularities in the land allotted to private companies by the previous Congress government will submit its report in six months time.Disclosing this to newsmen here on Sunday, Andhra Pradesh IT minister ... [Published New Indian Express - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Will Lenders Pay Borrowers to Take a Mortgage Loan?

Yes, mortgage lenders in the US will pay rebates to borrowers. This is a potentially valuable option which, to my knowledge, is not offered anywhere else in the world. But having options means having to make choices, and this is a difficult one that ... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Corruption escapes

Federal prosecutors had their chance to chip away at corruption under the Golden Dome, but for some reason — a lack of evidence, unwilling witnesses or indicted bureaucrats refusing to drop a dime — they didn’t.Now, with John J. O’Brien and his two top ... [Published Boston Herald - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Patronage not politics as usual

Former governor and ex-U.S. Attorney William F. Weld once told the Herald that dishing out patronage jobs to politically connected candidates is just politics as usual in Massachusetts, but former Probation Commissioner John J. O’Brien’s racketeering ... [Published Boston Herald - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Why regulators should go to work on Wall Street

The revolving door is a popular scapegoat for regulatory inefficiency, but new research from the National Bureau of Economic Research suggests it shouldn’t be blamed. Photo by Flickr user Valerie Everett .From K Street to Wall Street, it’s the career ... [Published PBS - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Our View: Richmond reaction was correct

We’ve said it before, but perception often is reality when it comes to government.That’s especially true these days, as the public’s distrust in government has grown. It is a problem government has brought upon itself.That brings us to the situation in ... [Published Northwest Herald - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Ravalli County: Quid pro quo dings taxpayer, again

When I was going to school in Butte, there were still “working girls” plying their trade in the red light district down on Mercury Street. The running joke was: a student approaches and propositions one of them. Her response: What kind of a girl do you ... [Published Missoulian - Jul 23 2014]


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"Is it OK for a friend to give gifts to politicians? What does that mean for the commonwealth?" are the questions this trial is centered on, said Deidre Condit, head of Virginia Commonwealth University's Public Policy Department in the state's capital...
...' He turned outout to be the lone 'disenter in the case' the allegation Sinha rejects. "I decided to send the file to AG again. There is no change in stance" he added
Accusing Modi of leading a corrupt regime in Gujarat, AICC spokesman Shaktisinh Gohil said, "If you total the irregularities pointed out by the CAG, then the scam comes to Rs 29,000 crore."

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When the U.S. Welched on Shevardnadze [Published OpEdNews - Jul 16 2014]
James Baker keeps repeating that the Cold War "could not have ended peacefully without Shevardnadze." But he and others are silent on the quid pro quo. The quid was Moscow's agreement to swallow the bitter pill of a reunited Germany in NATO; the quo was ...
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