Washington Lobbyists Shake Down Indian Casinos

Richard Baron/The Texas Observer
The Texas Observer | December 21, 2004
When Ralph Reed, the former director of the Christian Coalition, led a Christian anti-gambling crusade in Texas, he was secretly being paid $4.2 million by lobbyist Jack Abramoff for his work. Abramoff, who represents a tribe running a casino in Louisiana, didn't want the Tiguas to have a competing casino in Texas.

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