The Usual Suspects, and Then Some

by
Abby Zimet

The ever-industrious Citizens For Responsibility and Ethics in
Washington (CREW) has issued its fifth annual report on Congressional corruption,
highlighting 15 people - down from last year's 24 - who have done low
things in high places, usually to benefit themselves or their friends
and families. Some on the list - Roland Burris and John Ensign - are
unsurprising, and deserve worse; others - Maxine Waters and Jesse
Jackson Jr. - disappoint.

 

This is the world we live in. This is the world we cover.

Because of people like you, another world is possible. There are many battles to be won, but we will battle them together—all of us. Common Dreams is not your normal news site. We don't survive on clicks. We don't want advertising dollars. We want the world to be a better place. But we can't do it alone. It doesn't work that way. We need you. If you can help today—because every gift of every size matters—please do. Without Your Support We Simply Won't Exist.

Share This Article

More in: