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John Wiley Price (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Dallas Pastor Says Church ‘Knows Who Price Is’

Two days after he pleaded not guilty to bribery and fraud charges, Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price was all smiles as he left church service on Sunday.

07/28/2014

Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin (Photo by Chris McKay/Getty Images for Usher's New Look Foundation)

10-year Sentence For Ex-New Orleans Mayor Nagin

Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin was sentenced Wednesday to 10 years in prison for bribery, money laundering and other corruption that spanned his two terms as mayor — including the chaotic years after Hurricane Katrina hit in 2005.

07/09/2014

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Price’s Meeting With Prosecutors Canceled

Federal prosecutors asked Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price to meet with them on Wednesday to discuss allegations of corruption, but that meeting was then canceled.

07/02/2014

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Ex-Parole Officer Gets Prison For Taking Bribes

A former Texas parole officer has been sentenced to almost two years in federal prison for taking bribes from a man she supervised and not reporting his alleged financial violations.

05/02/2013

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Hill To Appeal Dallas Corruption Conviction

It was the biggest corruption case in Dallas history, and former Mayor Pro Tem Don Hill is getting another chance to prove his innocence.

04/30/2013

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Former Texas Parole Officer Accepted Bribes

A former Texas parole officer faces up to 20 years in prison for accepting bribes from a man she supervised and not reporting his alleged financial violations.

01/24/2013

Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin (Photo by Chris McKay/Getty Images for Usher's New Look Foundation)

Ex-New Orleans Mayor & North Texan Ray Nagin Charged With Bribery

Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin, who currently lives in Frisco, Texas, was indicted Friday on charges that he used his office for personal gain while the city was struggling to recover from the devastation of Hurricane Katrina.

01/18/2013

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Former Melissa Mayor Charged With Extortion

The former mayor of a North Texas city has been indicted in connection with a bribery scheme. David E. Dorman was previously the mayor of Melissa, located in Collin County.

09/13/2012

U.S. Rep. Todd Akin (R-MO) (Photo credit: akin.org)

Opinion: Akin Incident Shows Contrast Between The Republicans And Democrats

Republicans are kept accountable for their own misspeaks and actions. Unlike the Democrats’ life jacket being tossed out to a sinking politician by the Party, when a Republican politician does the inexcusable, the Republican Party throws him an anchor – and that’s how it should be.

08/23/2012

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Opinion: Karl Rove’s Super PAC For Hire

Karl Rove has come up with a business, his Super PAC, that offers wealthy businesses with legal problems potential for relief.

08/06/2012

Judge Suzanne Wooten

Texas State Judge On Trial For Bribery, Money Laundering Charges

Judge Suzanne Wooten faces felony charges of engaging in organized criminal activity, money laundering, bribery and tampering with a government record.

11/08/2011

Bob Clifton, a former Denton mayoral candidate, was taken into custody Jan. 4, 2011 on bribery charges.

Denton Mayoral Candidate Arrested For Felony Bribery

Former Denton mayoral candidate Bob Clifton was arrested Tuesday on a felony bribery charge that alleges Clifton told Mayor Mark Burroughs that he would pull his name from last spring’s race for an undisclosed amount of money.

01/04/2011

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