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Media Life: TV’s “60 Minutes” explores Abramoff’s murky Placer connection

Placer County’s perception of Washington, D.C. politics has been getting a workout in recent weeks with the build-up to and sentencing of lobbyist Kevin Ring, a former top-level ...

Lobbyist Ring facing another trial on two more charges

The U.S. Department of Justice isn’t through with the Kevin Ring prosecution yet. Ring, a former lobbyist who worked for Jack Abramoff, was sentenced Wednesday to 20 months in p ...

D.C. judge sentences sobbing Ring to 20 months on corruption counts

WASHINGTON -- A former lobbyist and top staffer with ex-Rep. John Doolittle’s office was sentenced Wednesday to nearly two years in prison for giving public officials meals and ...

Ring friends, family make plea for mercy, no prison in D.C. corruption case

With sentencing days away on federal corruption charges and the possibility of more than four years in prison, ex-lobbyist Kevin Ring’s friends and family are coming to his defen ...

Ex-Doolittle staffer Ring under fire again in D.C. corruption scandal

The Justice Department is putting Kevin Ring – a former aide to ex-U.S. Rep. John Doolittle and a junior associate at Jack Abramoff's firm – on trial for a third time, making t ...