The emperor has no disclose

by Jack Abramoff -- This week the United States Senate rejected the Disclose Act, a piece of legislation designed to reveal who is behind the funding that fuels our election system. Often more…

Lobbyists for Roberts in 2016

by Jack Abramoff -- Note: See Jack Abramoff grilled by CNN’s Soledad O’Brien Thursday morning at 7:30 am Eastern. Lobbyists tend to see opportunity in what others view as calamity. I know, more…

Romney: Don't miss the Israel opportunity

by Jack Abramoff -- I hope Dick Morris is right that the 2012 presidential election will be a Romney landslide, but like most prognosticators and psephologists, I fear we're in for a more…

Empathy for Edwards

by Jack Abramoff -- I wouldn't normally feel much empathy for John Edwards. He made a fortune as king of the trial lawyers, a group which makes lobbyists seem like saints. Then, more…

So much promise, so little change

by Jack Abramoff -- If you would no sooner vote to re-elect President Barack Obama than you would subject yourself to waterboarding, you can stop reading. This column is not for you. more…

This seat is unoccupied

by Jack Abramoff -- In the six months since my book "Capitol Punishment" hit the shelves, I have found myself in a political Wonderland of sorts. My old days as an insider more…

Here's to gridlock

by Jack Abramoff -- Not a day passes without some pundit or politician lamenting the diminished comity of our political system. They blame the dysfunction of our government on gridlock and partisanship. more…

When taking a handout was shameful

by Jack Abramoff -- When I was a young child, my parents made sure I had plenty to read. Like most kids, my siblings and I looked forward to the holidays, when more…

Government gone wild

by Jack Abramoff -- Has the American government gone wild? If not, it sure seems to have gone nuts. One would certainly glean that impression from the recent news reports. As soon more…

D.C.'s insane land-gobbling Pacman

by Jack Abramoff -- Am I the only one upset about this? Earlier this week, as I suffered through the pages of the Washington Post – a daily ritual about as delightful more…