Susan Schmidt and James V. Grimaldi, Washington Post,
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Abramoff Pleads Guilty to 3 Counts
Jack Abramoff, the once-powerful lobbyist at the center of a wide-ranging public corruption investigation, pleaded guilty yesterday to fraud, tax evasion and conspiracy to bribe public officials in a deal that requires him to provide evidence about members of Congress.
The plea deal could have enormous legal and political consequences for the lawmakers connected to the powerful lobbyist.