Interesting story by Huffington Post reporter Max Follmer, a Chicago native. LINK
Days after Sen. Trent Lott (R-Ms.) made a surprise announcement that he is stepping down, it turns out his brother-in-law is indicted in a scheme growing out the efforts to rebuild in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.
The lede...(from Huffingtonpost...)
Prominent Mississippi trial attorney Richard "Dickie" Scruggs, the brother-in-law of outgoing GOP Sen. Trent Lott, was indicted by a federal grand jury Wednesday on charges that he and four other men tried to bribe a Mississippi state court judge.
Max Follmer reports: