Jack Abramoff

Contrast huge on ‘60 Minutes’

Did anyone else notice the dichotomy of the stories presented on “60 Minutes” Sunday (Nov. 6)? How Jack Abramoff almost bragged about how many congressmen/legislators he “o ...

‘60 Minutes’ showed candid Abramoff

How many of your readers watched the interview with Jack Abramoff, the convicted felon, on “60 Minutes” last night (Nov. 6)? You won’t see investigative reporting or intervie ...

Ex-Doolittle chief staffer pleads for Ring sentencing leniency

Former Rep. John Doolittle’s chief of staff says he’s proud to call Kevin Ring a friend, helped him deal with an alcohol problem, and the Ring he knew wasn’t the one portraye ...

Journal’s coverage of Doolittle valid

In the Dec. 6 Auburn Journal’s Reader Input, Helen Wayland took The Journal to task for covering Kevin Ring, Ex-Congressman Doolittle’s legislative aide. Helen’s issue was ...

Could Jack Abramoff help out Colfax?

Instead of defaming (Colfax City) Manager (Bruce) Kranz and (former) Rep. (John) Doolittle, we should thank them for the opportunity to preside over the success of Colfax. With D ...

Our View: Time to move forward in the Fourth District

Former Congressman John Doolittle announced Friday he had been told by the Justice Department that the investigation into his alleged illegal activities has been closed. “I had ...

Looking back at 2007

The year 2007 brought Auburn a change in Placer High head football coaches, a King in trouble and a congressman under fire. Placer Vineyards, a new dog park and Best Buy were appro ...

Doolittle sets low standard

I am not at all surprised to find local Republican leaders like Tom Hudson rushing to the defense of former Congressman John Doolittle as he is named a co-conspirator in the Kevin ...

Abramoff-related trial handed over to jury

WASHINGTON (AP) — The second trial in the long-running influence peddling scandal surrounding imprisoned lobbyist Jack Abramoff went to the jury Monday with the defense arguing t ...

Doolittle named in corruption trial

John Doolittle has been named as a co-conspirator in the corruption trial of a former aide. The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia trial of Kevin Ring on a 10-county ...