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Seminole Tax Collector Joel Greenberg indicted, accused of stalking election opponent

29 days ago   |   By Orlando Sentinel

Seminole County Tax Collector Joel Greenberg has been indicted on a federal stalking charge, the U.S. Attorney's Office announced Tuesday.
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‘Felt like a setup': WhatsApp chat shows Gaetz ally scrambling to contain fallout

‘Felt like a setup': WhatsApp chat shows Gaetz ally scrambling to contain fallout

29 days ago   |   By Politico

MIAMI - The feds were closing in. And Rep. Matt Gaetz's friend, Joel Greenberg, was in a panic.
The Florida county tax collector was five days away from a federal indictment for sex trafficking involving a 17-year-old - the same one Gaetz is now being investigated over - so Greenberg reached out to mutual friends on Aug. 14 last year and tried to enlist them in his defense, according to a WhatsApp chat shared with federal investigators and obtained by POLITICO.
He fumed that the prosecutor should be fired. He suspected that a political consultant “was the rat here.” He fretted that...
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Seminole Tax Collector Joel Greenberg resigns day after indictment

29 days ago   |   By Orlando Sentinel

Seminole County Tax Collector Joel Greenberg resigns
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Opinion | Sally Buzbee Can Do What Her Male Predecessors Never Figured Out

Opinion | Sally Buzbee Can Do What Her Male Predecessors Never Figured Out

Thanks to Jeff Bezos' bottomless pockets and former Executive Editor Marty Baron's atavistic editorial powers, taking the top editor job at the Washington Post in the summer of... Read more ...

Boston Police investigating human remains found near Dorchester house

Boston Police investigating human remains found near Dorchester house

Cops are investigating after someone found human bones outside of a Dorchester house. Boston Police around 11 a.m. Tuesday were called to Fuller Street near Washington Street... Read more ...

Judge dismisses NRA bankruptcy case in blow to gun group

Judge dismisses NRA bankruptcy case in blow to gun group

DALLAS - A federal judge dismissed the National Rifle Association's bankruptcy case Tuesday, leaving the powerful gun-rights group to face a New York state lawsuit that accuses... Read more ...

GOP-led states are cutting $300 weekly federal unemployment benefits. Here's...

GOP-led states are cutting $300 weekly federal unemployment benefits. Here's the 9 states doing so this summer

Summary List Placement Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey announced on Monday that the state was halting its participation in federal unemployment benefits starting June 19. "We have... Read more ...

Prosecutor plans to seek death penalty in spa shootings

Prosecutor plans to seek death penalty in spa shootings

ATLANTA - A man accused of killing eight people, six of them women of Asian descent, in shootings at three Atlanta-area massage businesses was indicted Tuesday on murder... Read more ...

Former Republican congressman says Kevin McCarthy will do anything 'short of...

Former Republican congressman says Kevin McCarthy will do anything 'short of throwing his mother under the bus' to become House speaker

Summary List Placement Former Republican congressman Paul Mitchell said that House Republican leader Kevin McCarthy is backing Rep. Liz Cheney's removal from leadership because... Read more ...

Two NYC mayoral candidates think the median home in Brooklyn sells for less...

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Summary List Placement A pair of Democratic New York City mayoral candidates offered drastically low estimates when asked about the median housing price in... Read more ...

Poll: Opposition to Newsom recall grows and Jenner fails to break through

Poll: Opposition to Newsom recall grows and Jenner fails to break through

A growing number of Californians oppose the forthcoming recall of Gavin Newsom, according to a survey released Tuesday morning , a boost for the sitting governor who has... Read more ...

Youngkin wins Virginia GOP nomination for governor

Youngkin wins Virginia GOP nomination for governor

Businessman Glenn Youngkin, a first-time candidate, will be the Republican nominee for governor in Virginia. Youngkin, a former CEO at the private-equity firm Carlyle Group... Read more ...

The Capitol police must start looking at itself as a 'protective force' for...

The Capitol police must start looking at itself as a 'protective force' for Congress after the Capitol riot, inspector general says

Summary List Placement The Capitol Police have to start looking at themselves as a "protective agency" that prioritizes intelligence after the January 6 Capitol attack, the... Read more ...