Northrop Grumman Corp. tripled its political giving and increased spending on lobbying as it fended off Obama administration efforts to cut spending for a version of its Global Hawk surveillance drone.
HealthSouth Corp. founder Richard Scrushy’s 70-month prison sentence for making a campaign contribution to Alabama’s former governor in exchange for a seat on a state hospital board was upheld by a federal appeals court.
HealthSouth Corp. founder Richard Scrushy may be freed this year after being resentenced to 70 months in prison for making a campaign contribution to Alabama’s former governor in exchange for a seat on a state hospital board.
Former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich , in a second day of testimony in his second political corruption trial, denied that his signing of a bill was tied to an expected $100,000 campaign contribution.
Bank of America Corp. is impeding an investigation of its loan modification practices by negotiating settlements with borrowers who must agree to keep them secret and not criticize the bank in exchange for cash payments and loan relief, Arizona officials say.
Rod Blagojevich , the ex-Illinois governor on trial for the second time for alleged political corruption, denied some of the charges against him in a day of testimony sprinkled with celebrity references.