Thursday, June 29, 2006

INFLUENCE CASINO -- "Anxiety is general in Washington and beyond as Mr. Abramoff delays going to prison to cooperate with federal prosecutors on the trail of corrupt politicians. Mr. Reed appears at less risk than Representative Bob Ney, the Ohio Republican whose favors for Abramoff tribal clients are the focus of criminal investigators. But Mr. Reed, who is trying to claim vindication in the Senate report, should know that there is a higher standard of behavior than simply not being indicted."