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Robbie McGhee, who runs the Poarch Band of Creek Indians government-relations office, oversaw the tribe’s political-donation process.

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Robbie McGhee, who runs the Poarch Band of Creek Indians government-relations office, oversaw the tribe’s political-donation process.

Shades of Abramoff in Alabama Bingo Battle

When the Poarch Band of Creek Indians agreed to contribute $550,000 to the Alabama Republicans for the 2010 elections, the money first went to Washington, where the Republican State Leadership Committee received the money and then wrote similar-sized checks to the state party....

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Former lobbyist Jack Abramoff, who was convicted in 2006 on charges of fraud, corruption and conspiracy, speaks at Public Citizen, a consumer rights advocacy group, in Washington, on Feb. 6, 2012.

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Former lobbyist Jack Abramoff, who was convicted in 2006 on charges of fraud, corruption and conspiracy, speaks at Public Citizen, a consumer rights advocacy group, in Washington, on Feb. 6, 2012.

Convicted Ex-Lobbyist Abramoff Attends RNC to Offer Ethics Advice

The Republican National Convention offers delegates and elected officials not only the chance to rub elbows with lobbyists, but also with at least one convicted ex-lobbyist. Jack Abramoff is in Tampa. He arrived yesterday — flying into town first class —...

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