Will Congressional Corruption Cause a Voter Backlash?
Uls to'ryn songuulyn o'mnox bas neg nevtruuleg. Enexuu nevtruuleg ni avilgalyn bolon songuulyn mo'ngoo xerxen bu'rduuldeg bgaa tuxai garna.
Washingtony lobbygyn scandalyn tuxai...
Suulyn xesegt ni US-yn deficityn tuxai garna. Democrat gishuuny (medeej Bushyn esreg) medeelj bgaagaar US Deficityn tuxai medeelel ni official medee buyu ard tumendee medeellsnees dor xayaj 2 daxin ix (nevtruiulegt xen negen uls to'rch xelsnees 2 daxin ix gej bgaa), magadgui bur 10 daxin ix bgaa tuxai xelne. Statisticyn "xuuchin arga baril"-aa o'orchlon delxiid tergu'ulegch oron maani orchin yeiin shine arga barilaar u'nen medeeleltei bolox xeregtei xemeen u'zej bgaa negen bna.
In the run-up to this fall's midterm elections, over a dozen Congressmen have been swept up in allegations stemming from recent Washington corruption scandals, like the Abramoff affair. This week NOW asks: will voters care that so many politicians running for re-election find themselves in the midst of ethical accusations and investigations? (more ...)
Video: Lawmakers or Lawbreakers?
One Congressman mired in controversy is Californian Republican Jerry Lewis, who is under federal investigation for his close, perhaps too close, relationship with top lobbyist Bill Lowery. Lewis appears confident of a reelection nonetheless. Perhaps he should be. Chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, which oversees nearly a trillion dollars in federal spending, Lewis has amassed some $1.5 million for his re-election campaign. He also won the last election with more than 60 percent of the vote.
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