Mr. Birnbaum wrote the cover story in the current Washington Monthly, "The End of Legal Bribery], and has been reporting on the trial of David Safavian, who had dealings with Mr. Abramoff.
Mr. Birnbaum talked about Jack Abramoff and related investigations, as well as lobbying and ethics legislation in Congress. He talked about the legacy of Rep. Tom DeLay, whose last day as a Member of the U.S. House is today. He also responded to audience telephone calls and electronic mail.
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