Political Scandals

Corrine Brown speaks at a microphone outdoors.

This Democratic Congresswoman Faces Over 300 Years In Prison

Rep. Corrine Brown of Florida is accused of setting up a fake charity to pay for things like tickets to a Beyoncé concert.

 | Lauren Stephenson

George W. Bush in a black suit with an American flag behind him.

George W. Bush Had His Own Email Scandal

Hillary Clinton apparently wasn't the first politician to have emails "disappear."

 | Lauren Stephenson

Hillary Clinton during a meeting of the House Select Committee on Benghazi.

No Charges For Clinton, But That Hasn't Stopped The Commentary

The FBI's decision not to press for charges over Hillary Clinton's email server gave both Republicans and Democrats what they wanted to hear.

 | Matt Picht

Donald Trump waves as he walks on stage at a rally.

Trump Says That Clinton Meme You Saw Wasn't A Star Of David

The campaign released a pair of statements saying the shape was actually a sheriff's star.

 | Lauren Stephenson

Tony Blair speaks at a Remain campaign event.

People Aren't Happy Tony Blair May Not Face War Crime Charges For Iraq

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair likely won't face war crime charges for his role in the Iraq War, but Parliament may still punish him.

 | Grant Suneson

Donald Trump stands in front of an American flag backdrop with arms raised to his sides. He wears a black suit and blue tie.

Star Of David Meme Tweeted By Trump Previously Posted On Racist Site

Trump deleted the tweet on Saturday before tweeting it again — with a circle instead of a star.

 | Lauren Stephenson

Hillary Clinton wearing a white and black knit jacket looks to her right while speaking at a microphone.

Clinton Likely Won't Face Charges Over Private Email Server

The FBI interviewed Hillary Clinton for three hours on Saturday, but a new report says she isn't expected to face any charges.

 | Lauren Stephenson

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell is surrounded by reporters' microphones.

Former Virginia Governor Won't Be Going To Prison — At Least For Now

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife were convicted of public corruption in 2014.

 | Lauren Stephenson

Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert

Former House Speaker Begins 15-Month Sentence For Abuse Hush Money

Dennis Hastert avoided molestation charges because of the statute of limitations but was given a 15-month sentence for his financial crimes.

 | Calvin Stovall

Trump at a rally in Arizona.

Renewed Lawsuit Accuses Donald Trump Of Raping An Underage Girl

The case was originally filed earlier this year but was thrown out by a judge.

 | Eugene Daniels

Loretta Lynch, U.S. attorney general, speaks during a news conference.

Loretta Lynch Promises To Be Impartial In Clinton Email Probe

Loretta Lynch says the investigation into Hillary Clinton's email usage while Clinton was secretary of state won't be affected by Obama's endorsement.

 | Grant Suneson

Exterior shot of U.S. Department of State.

State Department Decides To Investigate Edited Video After All

This comes just a week after the department said the investigation had exhausted all efforts.

 | Eugene Daniels

A book cover featuring photos of Donald Trump, Ivana Trump and Marla Maples.

Author Says Publisher Won't Reprint Controversial Trump Biography

An old book revealed Donald Trump's first wife accused him of rape, and the author says the publisher is claiming it's "too dangerous" to reprint.

 | Lauren Stephenson

Department of Veterans Affairs logo.

Senate Blasts VA And Watchdog Group For Oversight Failure

The report stems from an investigation that started more than a year ago at the VA medical center in Tomah, Wisconsin.

 | Eugene Daniels

Donald Trump stands next to a TV displaying the Trump University logo.

Judge Orders Release Of Trump University Documents

Donald Trump isn't happy with the judge calling him "hostile" and saying he believes the judge is Mexican.

 | Lauren Stephenson

Hillary Clinton checking her phone during a summit in 2011.

State Dept. Probe Finds Email Issues Run Much Deeper Than Clinton

The inspector general found "longstanding systemic weaknesses related to electronic record and communications" at the State Department.

 | Eugene Daniels

A man waves a pride flag during the annual Pride Parade in Barcelona, Spain.

Why Grammar Matters: Texas GOP's Error Implies Most Texans Are Gay

An error in grammar caused the Republican Party of Texas to accidentally imply that most Texas residents are gay.

 | Grant Suneson

The profile picture of Mike Webb for Congress

Congressional Candidate Accidentally Reveals NSFW Browsing On Facebook

Virginia congressional candidate Mike Webb did some backtracking after he shared a photo on Facebook that showed he opened porn on his computer.

 | Grant Suneson

Adam (left) and Dean Skelos (right) after a corruption trial

Corruption In New York's Senate: Now, It's A Family Affair

New York's former Senate majority leader and his son have been sentenced to federal prison after they were charged with corruption last year.

 | Melissa Prax

Flint, Michigan Mayor Karen Weaver testifies before the House Democratic Steering & Policy Committee

Lawsuit Says Flint Mayor Tried To Divert Charity Donations To Her PAC

A former city administrator says she was fired for telling Flint's legal counsel that the mayor tried to divert charity funds to her PAC.

 | Grant Suneson

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton

FBI's Clinton Email Probe Is Questioning Everybody But Clinton

The FBI has yet to reach out to Hillary Clinton to schedule an interview with her.

 | Stephanie Liebergen

Former Republican Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert leaves his arraignment

Dennis Hastert Faces Lawsuit Over Alleged Sex Abuse Hush Money

Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert is being sued for $1.8 million by a man who says Hastert molested him, then didn't pay hush money they agreed on.

 | Grant Suneson

Donald Trump exits his plane during his trip to the border on July 23, 2015 in Laredo, Texas.

Donald Trump Could Be Grounded — From Flying In His Private Plane

The FAA confirmed one of Donald Trump's private jets that he's used on the campaign trail isn't registered. The registration lapsed in January.

 | Grant Suneson

Actress Kerry Washington and professor of law at Brandeis University Anita Hill pose for a photo.

Kerry Washington Plays The Other Side Of Scandal In 'Confirmation'

The "Scandal" star plays Anita Hill in HBO's "Confirmation," a film about the infamous 1991 sexual harassment case involving Clarence Thomas.

 | Calvin Stovall

President Dilma Rousseff of Brazil looks on during the Olympic Day celebration

If Brazil Votes To Remove Rousseff, Her Replacement May Not Be Better

A committee voted to impeach President Dilma Rousseff over financial mismanagement allegations, but much of Brazil's government is corrupt.

 | Grant Suneson

Former Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert

Former House Speaker Accused Of Molesting At Least 4 Teenage Boys

Federal prosecutors said Friday Former Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert had sexually abused at least four boys when he was a high school coach.

 | Melissa Prax

Hillary Clinton speaks at a town hall meeting.

State Department Wants To Limit Questions To Clinton Aides In Lawsuit

A conservative watchdog group will be allowed to ask some of Hillary Clinton's aides about her controversial email server, but with some restrictions.

 | Jake Godin

Former Brazilian President taken into custody for oil company scandal

Former Brazilian President Taken Into Custody For Questioning

Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva was taken into custody for questioning about a scandal involving Petrobras oil company.

 | Melissa Prax

Bill Clinton at a campaign rally for Hillary Clinton

Protester Clashes With Bill Clinton Over Benghazi Attacks

The protester identified himself as a former Marine and accused Hillary Clinton of covering up the attacks.

 | Matt Picht

Production still from upcoming HBO film starring Kerry Washington.

Why Kerry Washington's New Movie Is Spooking Some Real Politicians

HBO's "Confirmation" covers Anita Hill's testimony during the confirmation hearing of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas.

 | Eugene Daniels