Conservative Controversies & Scandals

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DateControversy NameContent TypeDescription
05/10/2017Watergate ScandalOpinionA realtime chronicler of Nixon’s downfall assesses Trump’s firing of FBI Direct...
04/10/2017Republican Alabama Governor Lied About Affair With AideOpinionA person who has spoken to Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley says he plans to resign...
04/10/2017Republican Alabama Governor Lied About Affair With AideOpinionHis likely resignation shines light on another dark episode.
03/20/2017Trump Accused President Obama of Wiretapping Trump TowerOpinionIt’s official: Each of President Donald Trump’s claims about President Obama wi...
03/20/2017Trump Accused President Obama of Wiretapping Trump TowerOpinionFBI Director James Comey said Monday he had no information to support claims by...
04/27/2016Dennis Hastert Paid to Cover-up Alleged Sexual Abuse of Former StudentOpinionFormer U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert, once one of the country's most powerf...
01/08/2016Right Wing Militia Occupy Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in OregonOpinionThis week, eyes have been trained on the bizarre standoff at the Malheur Nation...
08/20/2015Bob McDonnell Accepted Bribes as GovernorArticleA U.S. appeals court on Thursday denied a request by former Virginia Governor R...
06/10/2015Rick Perry Under Investigation Over Veto Threat to D.A.OpinionRick Perry's recently launched presidential campaign is off to a relatively smo...
05/05/2015Aaron Schock Misused Taxpayer Funds for Personal GainOpinionFormer Rep. Aaron Schock said in March he would amend his campaign finance repo...
05/04/2015Political Appointees of Gov. Christie Illegally Closed Lanes on BridgeArticleA former top aide and a former ally to New Jersey Governor Chris Christie plead...
05/01/2015Political Appointees of Gov. Christie Illegally Closed Lanes on BridgeOpinionAbout 19 months after unexpected lane closures on the George Washington Bridge...
05/01/2015Political Appointees of Gov. Christie Illegally Closed Lanes on BridgeOpinionA former political ally of Chris Christie pleaded guilty on Friday and two othe...
03/17/2015Aaron Schock Misused Taxpayer Funds for Personal GainOpinionIllinois Rep. Aaron Schock, the 33-year-old Republican once viewed as a rising...
02/26/2015Scott Walker Facing Second John Doe InvestigationOpinionScott Walker likes to say he’s the most scrutinized elected official in the cou...
01/27/2015Rick Perry Under Investigation Over Veto Threat to D.A.OpinionFormer Texas Gov. Rick Perry sustained a legal and political setback Tuesday wh...
01/06/2015Rep. Scalise Delivered Speech at White Supremacists Gathering OpinionA week ago, I broke the story about Steve Scalise, the current House majority w...
01/05/2015Rep. Scalise Delivered Speech at White Supremacists Gathering OpinionThe scandal over Louisiana Rep. Steve Scalise’s 2002 speech to a white supremac...
01/02/2015Rep. Scalise Delivered Speech at White Supremacists Gathering OpinionIn much the way one used to savor the sight of some lying schmuck be game-set-m...
12/31/2014Bob McDonnell Accepted Bribes as GovernorArticleFederal prosecutors urged a judge to reject former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell'...