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"… nd other experts familiar with the Houston research speculate that company officials are submitting low estimates because the Environmental Protection Agency …"

"… rnia registry as a recognized carcinogen. In 2000, the last year for which official data are available, 191 industrial plants in 34 states reported releasing …"

"… nation’s largest concentration of refineries and chemical plants—state officials are preparing major revisions to their sweeping smog-reduction plan for t …"

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"… er and meeting summary were provided to the Center by Eric Frumin, a union official in the forefront of efforts to get more reactive chemicals covered under t …"

"… al and Textile Employees, said he was given the documents by a senior OSHA official who said they represented the industry groups’ position on the proposal. …"

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"… s headless corpse was found two months later in a Kiev suburb. A Ukrainian official denied there had been any arms sales from Ukraine to Iraq. “We never vio …"

"… ble to conduct an effective investigation in any case where top government officials are involved,” he said. He added that so far only about 10 percent of t …"

"… ps and delivering humanitarian aid in Afghanistan. A U.S. State Department official said that, if the sale of arms and military equipment to Iraq were proven, …"

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"… list, which came to light last fall, was solicited for White House budget officials.A spokesperson for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration said …"

"… unaware of any industry objections” to the chemical proposal, which OSHA officials had drafted.But a government source told the Center that three industry t …"

"… ard.The proposal that might have accomplished that goal was erased from an official roster of pending regulatory initiatives as administration officials were …"

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"… ics commissions that regulate the conduct of executive and judicial branch officials, but exempt the state legislature. Another nine created independent agenc …"

"… ctions.In addition to the survey questions, which were answered by various officials, the Center interviewed executive directors of all the independent ethics …"

"… scandal, most governmental bodies had no specific laws prohibiting elected officials from using their offices for personal gain, let alone bodies to interpret …"

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"… ation that would delay the auction for two years. …"

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"… e millions more annually in profits.Connor, along with another former USDA official, said the insurance industry put pressure on top USDA people to pull Acker …"

"… he insurance industry came to informally meet with one or more senior USDA officials to get Ackerman removed from the negotiations,” as one of the officials …"

"… officials to get Ackerman removed from the negotiations,” as one of the officials told The Public i.While these claims are difficult to confirm conclusivel …"

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"… ounsel under the senior Bush administration.And Elliott Laws, a former EPA official and environmental litigator for the Justice Department, now heads Texaco …"

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"… organization theirs would be.Recount committees subject to campaign lawAn official from the FEC — the government agency responsible for monitoring national …"

Fixing the fixers

By Murali Krishnan

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"… n (cbi)—which questioned 207 bookies and punters, 16 cricketers and five officials of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (bcci)—six arduous months …"

"… we had our ways to make them (the bookies) resurface,” says a senior cbi official. From threats of attachment of property to holding out the danger of days …"

"… . “We wanted to confront the suspects with these transcripts,” says an official.For instance, the cbi found that Delhi bookie Mukesh Kumar Gupta, better k …"

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"… nization involved in a Playboy Mansion fund-raising flap. Democratic Party officials publicly threatened Representative Loretta Sanchez, D-Calif., with retrib …"

"… clarification laws to do away with some duplicative 527 reporting. An IRS official who spoke to the Center under the condition that the official not be ident …"

"… ting. An IRS official who spoke to the Center under the condition that the official not be identified, said that the law does not define “contact” or “c …"

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"… irst time the Center had sought the information.In the spring of 1999, DOE officials told the Center that such information could not be released for “propri …"

"… ot be released for “proprietary business reasons,” with Tony Como, the official in charge of the information, blaming DOE’s lawyers for being tight-fist …"

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"… sales by the 10th day of the month following the transaction.A former SEC official who asked not to be further identified said that he could recall at least …"

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"… cy groups and pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, according to his official biography.Fox, Bennett & Turner also funded the Alliance, chipping in …"

"… o embryos.On January 15, 1999, Harold Varmus, director of NIH, received an official legal opinion that federal funds could be used for stem cell research. NIH …"

"… what Geron and ACT are doing, but at a considerable cost, according to one official at the NIH familiar with the agencys policy on stem cell research. The off …"

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"… ovember 1999 and sentenced to three years in prison. The AFL-CIO’s No. 2 official, Richard Trumka, who as secretary-treasurer signed some of the checks, has …"

"… l Booth, an aide to McEntee who’s married to Heather Booth, a former DNC official and a founder of Citizen Action, also has said that he raised tens of thou …"

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"… dent George Bush. If he becomes vice president, according to a Halliburton official who admires Cheney but asked to remain anonymous, “the company’s gover …"

"… n, which was slipped to the CIA through an intermediary.That report, a CIA official confirmed, contained 2 1/2 pages labeled “criminal situation. The CIA pr …"

"… .The allegations were contained in a report delivered in 1997 by anonymous officials from the FSB (the Russian equivalent of the FBI) to the national security …"

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"… the executive branch of Illinois government, he said.Some executive branch officials are on a list that requires registration for those who talk to them, he s …"

"… soared. He opened a chain of pharmacies with one other high-ranking Goold official, then crafted legislation that helped save pharmacies in the state million …"

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"… It’s a very, very tight circle’In 1996, the Buchanan campaign had an official Advisory Committee that comprised a smattering of conservative corporate e …"

"… clear of connecting itself formally with the hard right. In fact, campaign officials acknowledge that they know of no advisers to Pat Buchanan, either formal …"

"… is decision to leave the GOP. Lyn Nofziger, a former Reagan administration official who has supported and advised Buchanan throughout his career, left the cam …"

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"… 39;s home might be his castle, but for Al Gore, the vice president’s official residence is more than that: It’s a tool to cultivate some of his bi …"

"… incorporation papers, is charged with “preserving and furnishing the official Residence of the Vice President of the United States.” It’s al …"

"… ir contributions in conjunction with a fund-raiser in held in Gore’s official residence in 1997. Donors paid $10,000 a head to attend. In return, contri …"

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"… eferring to the Commercial Bank’s sudden inflow of funds, Gene Seitz, an official in the FDIC’s special fraud unit, said, “We do keep track of those thi …"

"… ts him as a opportunistic businessman who formed alliances with former KGB officials and took full advantage of endemic corruption in the region to make his f …"

"… arian banker, was an associate of criminals in Bulgaria. An administration official familiar with the CIA’s files on Eastern European criminal organizations …"

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"… ve the health of their citizens,” said subsequent guidelines drawn up by officials from State, Commerce, Agriculture, Health and Human Services, Treasury, a …"

"… , from missions in Pakistan, Romania, Peru, and Taiwan, a State Department official said. There is no monitoring of compliance, and it’s not even clear how …"

"… s not even clear how widely known is the new policy. (The State Department official said he hoped to incorporate the tobacco guidelines into future training s …"

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"… e to say that some of us receive money from some of the highest government officials. Ironically, these are the same officials who accuse us of being irrespon …"

"… m some of the highest government officials. Ironically, these are the same officials who accuse us of being irresponsible and careless. I will tell you someth …"

"… o kill and I use this word in the journalistic sense to kill the story.The official argued that there was no public interest in publishing the photograph of a …"

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