Political Corruption in America: An Encyclopedia of Scandals, Power, and Greed, 3rd Edition

  • Mark Grossman
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  • ISBN-10: 1682175499
  • ISBN-13: 9781682175491
  • DDC: 364.132309
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 600 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released February 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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Overview

This dynamic, two-volume reference work covers the complete scandal-filled history of American political corruption. Over 350 information-packed entries explore the people, crimes, investigations and court cases behind 200 years of political scandals.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Preface to the First Edition.
Preface to the Third Edition.
Publisher’s Note.
A.
1: Abramoff, Jack (1959–).
2: ABSCAM.
3: Adams, Llewelyn Sherman (1899–1986).
4: Addonizio, Hugh Joseph (1914–1981).
5: Agnew, Spiro Theodore (1918–1996).
6: Ames, Adelbert (1835–1933).
7: Ames, Oakes (1804–1873).
8: Archbald, Robert Wodrow (1848–1926).
9: Archer, Stevenson (1827–1898).
10: Austin v. Michigan Chamber of Commerce, 494 U.S. 652 (1990).
11: Axtell, Samuel Beach (1819–1881).
B.
12: Baker, Robert Gene (1928–).
13: Barry v. United States ex rel. Cunningham, 279 U.S. 597 (1929).
14: Barstow, William Augustus (1813–1865).
15: Belknap, William Worth (1829–1890).
16: Biaggi, Mario (1917–2015).
17: Bilbo, Theodore Gilmore (1877–1947).
18: Bingham, Hiram (1875–1956).
19: Blagojevich, Milorad “Rod” R. (1956–).
20: Blaine, James Gillespie (1830–1893).
21: Blanton, Leonard Ray (1930–1996).
22: Brehm, Walter Ellsworth (1892–1971).
23: Brewster, Daniel Baugh (1923–2007).
24: Bridgegate (2013).
25: Brooks, James (1810–1873).
26: Buckley v. Valeo, 424 U.S. 1 (1976).
27: Bullock, Rufus Brown (1834–1907).
28: Bundling.
29: Burton, Joseph Ralph (1852–1923).
30: Burton v. United States, 202 U.S. 344 (1906).
31: Bustamante, Albert Garza (1935–).
32: Butler, David C. (1829–1891).
33: Butler, Roderick Randum (1827–1902).
C.
34: Caldwell, Alexander (1830–1917).
35: Campaign Finance Scandal 1996.
36: Catron, Thomas Benton (1840–1921).
37: Censure.
38: Chinagate.
39: Chippewa Cree Tribal Scandals (2014–2016).
40: Choate, Joseph Hodges (1832–1917).
41: Cianci, Vincent Albert, Jr. (1941–2016).
42: Claiborne v. United States, 465 U.S. 1305(1984).
43: Clark, William Andrews (1839–1925).
44: Clayton, Powell (1833–1914).
45: Clinton, William Jefferson (1946–).
46: Code of Official Conduct.
47: Coelho, Anthony Lee (1942–).
48: Colfax, Schuyler, Jr. (1823–1885).
49: Colorado Republican Federal Campaign Committee v. Federal Election Commission, 116 S. Ct. 2309, 518 U.S. 604(1996).
50: Colvin, Harvey Doolittle (1815–1892).
51: Coman, Thomas (1836–1909).
52: Common Cause.
53: Congressional Ethics Code.
54: Connolly, John Bowden, Jr. (1917–1993).
55: Connelly, Matthew J. (1907–1976).
56: Contempt of Congress.
57: Corrupt Practices Act, 36 Stat. 822 (1910).
58: Corrupt Practices Acts (Congressional).
59: Coughlin, John Joseph (1860–1938).
60: Covode, John (1808–1871).
61: Cox, Charles Christopher (1952–).
62: Cox Report.
63: Cranston, Alan MacGregor (1914–2000).
64: Crédit Mobilier Scandal.
65: Croker, Richard (1841–1922).
66: Cunningham, Randall Harold (1941–).
67: Curley, James Michael (1874–1958).
68: Curtis, George William (1824–1892).
D.
69: Daugherty, Harry Micajah (1860-1941).
70: Democracy: An American Novel.
71: Denby, Edwin (1870-1929).
72: Dever, William Emmett (1862-1929).
73: Deweese, John Thomas (1835-1906).
74: Dewey, Thomas Edmund (1902-1971).
75: Diggs, Charles Coleman, Jr. (1922-1998).
76: Dodd, Thomas Joseph (1907-1971).
77: Dorsey, Stephen Wallace (1842-1916).
78: Duer, William (1747-1799).
79: Durenberger, David Ferdinand (1934- ).
80: Dwyer, R. Budd (1939-1987).
E.
81: Eaton, Dorman Bridgman (1823–1899).
82: Edwards, Edwin Washington (1927–).
83: Edwards, Francis Smith (1817–1899).
84: Eilberg, Joshua (1921–2004).
85: English, George Washington (1868–1941).
86: Espy, Michael Albert (1953–).
87: Ethics in Government Act, Public Law 95-521 (1978).
88: Ethics Reform Act of 1989, Public Law 101-194 (1989).
89: Evans v. United States (504 U.S. 255 [1992]).
90: Executive Privilege.
91: Expulsion.
F.
92: Fall, Albert Bacon (1861–1944).
93: Fattah, Chaka (1956–).
94: Fauntroy, Walter Edward (1933–).
95: Federal Corrupt Practices Act of 1925, 43 Stat. 1070; 2 U.S.C. § 241 (1925).
96: Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971, Public Law 92-225, 86 Stat. 3, 2 USC § 431 et seq. (1971).
97: Federal Election Commission (FEC).
98: Federal Election Commission v. Massachusetts Citizens for Life, Inc., 479 U.S. 238 (1986).
99: Federal Election Commission v. National Conservative Political Action Committee, 470 U.S. 480 (1985).
100: Federal Election Commission v. National Right to Work Committee, 459 U.S. 197(1982).
101: Ferguson, James Edward (1871–1944).
102: Filegate.
103: Fletcher, Ernest Lee (1952–).
104: Flood, Daniel John (1903–1994).
105: Florida Right to Life, Inc. v. Lamar, 233 F. 3rd 1288 (11th Cir. 2001).
106: Ford, John N. (1942–).
107: Fortas, Abraham (1919–1982).
108: Foulke, William Dudley (1848–1935).
G.
109: Garcia, Robert (1933–2017).
110: Garfield, James Abram (1831–1881).
111: Gaynor, William Jay (1848–1913).
112: Gilbert, William Augustus (1815–1875).
113: Goebel, William (1856–1900).
114: Gore, Albert Arnold, Jr. (1948–).
115: Grover, La Fayette (1823–1911).
H.
116: Hague, Frank (1876–1956).
117: Hall, Abraham Oakey (1826–1898).
118: Hanna, Richard Thomas (1914–2001).
119: Hansen, George Vernon (1930–2014).
120: Hastert, John Dennis (1942–).
121: Hastings, Alcee Lamar (1936–).
122: Hatch Act, 53 Stat. 1147 (1939).
123: Hays, Wayne Levere (1911–1989).
124: Hayt, Ezra Ayres (1823–1902).
125: Helstoski, Henry (1925–1999).
126: Henderson, John Brooks (1826–1913).
127: Hevesi, Alan G. (1940–).
128: Hobbs Act, 18 U.S.C. § 1951 (1946).
129: Hoeppel, John Henry (1881–1976).
130: Hoffman, Harold Giles (1896–1954).
131: Hoffman, John Thompson (1828–1888).
132: Holden,William Woods (1818–1892).
133: Honoraria.
134: Hopkinson, Francis (1737-1791).
135: House of Representatives Banking Scandal.
136: House of Representatives Committee on Standards of Official Conduct.
137: House of Representatives Post Office Scandal.
138: Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Scandal.
139: Hubbard, Carroll, Jr. (1937–).
140: Hubbell, Levi (1808–1876).
141: Hunt, (Harold) Guy (1933–2009).
I.
142: Impeachment.
143: Income Tax Scandal, Department of Justice (1951–1952).
144: Independent Counsel Statute, 28 U.S.C. 1826.
145: Independent Expenditures.
146: Influence Peddling.
147: Ingersoll, Robert Green (1833–1899).
148: Iran-Contra Affair.
149: IRS Targeting Scandal (2013).
J.
150: Jackson, Edward Franklin (1873–1954).
151: Jackson, James (1757–1806).
152: Jackson, Jesse Louis, Jr. (1965–).
153: Jefferson, William Jennings (1947–).
154: Jenckes, Thomas Allen (1818–1875).
155: Jerome, William Travers (1859–1934).
156: Johnson, Thomas Francis (1909–1988).
157: Judicial Conduct and Disability Act of 1980, 28 U.S.C. § 372(c) (1980).
158: Jurney v. MacCracken, 294 U.S. 125 (1935).
K.
159: Keating Five.
160: Kellogg, William Pitt (1830-1918).
161: Kerner, Otto, Jr. (1908-1976).
162: Kent, Samuel B. (1949–).
163: Kilbourn v. Thompson, 103 U.S. 168 (1881).
164: Kilpatrick, Kwame (1970–).
165: Kim, Jay Chang-jun (1939- ).
166: King, Cecil Rhodes (1898-1974).
167: King, William Smith (1828-1900).
168: Koreagate.
L.
169: Lance, Thomas Bertram “Bert” (1931–2013).
170: Langer, William (1886–1959).
171: Leche, Richard Webster (1898–1965).
172: Lederer, Raymond Francis (1938–2008).
173: Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995, Public Law 104-65,109 Stat. 691, 2 U.S.C. § 1601 (1995).
174: Lorimer, William (1861–1934).
175: Louderback, Harold (1881–1941).
176: Lyon, Caleb (1822–1875).
M.
177: Mandel, Marvin (1920–2015).
178: Manton, Martin Thomas (1880–1946).
179: Marshall, Humphrey (1760–1841).