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BREAKING NEWS: Abramoff To Plead Guilty Today

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"BREAKING NEWS: Abramoff To Plead Guilty Today"

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From CNN:

Filing papers in court now.

Pleading guilty to fraud, corruption and tax evasion in Federal Court.

Agreement reached late last night.

It’s a cooperation agreement. Final sentence will be determined when he finishes cooperating. Maximum of 10 years.

CNN reports he’s been cooperating for over a year.

UPDATE: The New York Times has the story.

UPDATE II: CNN says the paperwork will be officially filed at about 12:15 or 12:30 today.

UPDATE III: Hotline reports Abramoff’s attorney will hold a press conference at 12:30 PM.

UPDATE IV: Abramoff’s “Criminal Information” — the facts he’s admitting to as part of his plea agreement — is available from CNN.

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