Tuesday, September 5, 2006

Representative's Land Deal Under Investigation

A 14th term Republican Congressman seems to be having some questions pointed his way.  According to Yahoo News (AP) here a land deal involving Rep. Jerry Lewis is being scrutinized by DOJ. The article states that the investigation is investigating his ties to lobbyists.

After the Abramoff success, of using the cooperation of a lobbyist to secure other indictments, one has to wonder if the DOJ/FBI have decided to try this model elsewhere.

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