In Washinton Post, it is reported that, "A Republican activist will plead guilty to obstructing Congress in the influence-peddling scandal centered around former lobbyist Jack Abramoff, her lawyer said on Wednesday. Italia Federici also will plead guilty to tax evasion at a court hearing on Friday, lawyer Jonathan Rosen said."
In Buzz Columns, it is reported that, "Another blog scandal has erupted in the Bluegrass State. Kentucky prosecutors announced this week the launch of a preliminary review into how a Republican political blogger obtained state telephone records that he posted on his site to damage Democratic candidates for statewide office. The state attorney general's office is looking into how Brett Hall, a former spokesman for Republican Gov. Ernie Fletcher, accessed records he mentioned in a recent post on his blog, KyPolitics."