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February 21, 2008

Rep. Jim Shadegg Changes Mind After Lobbying; Will Seek Re-Election After All

It's a bit sad that we have to beg popular Representatives to continue serving.


Senator Trent Lott, on the other hand, is reportedly under investigation for involvement in a judge-bribing scam.

Indicted lawyer Timothy Balducci testified Wednesday in Federal Court in Oxford, that Lott's brother-in- law Dickie Scruggs had tried to use Lott to influence rulings made by Hinds County Circuit Judge Bobby DeLaughter. He said in turn, Lott would recommend Judge DeLaughter for a seat on the federal bench. This involved a dispute over millions of dollars in asbestos legal fees. Lott is not charged with any wrong doing in the case. He unexpectedly resigned his Senate post just two days before Scruggs was indicted in November. We have not been able to contact Mr. Lott.



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