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  • noun Plural form of bribe.

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Examples

  • The only immoral people against healthcare reform are Republicans who took millions in bribes from the insurance companies to kill reform.

    Polls: Majority oppose heath care bill

  • Two judges have pleaded guilty to accepting more than $2.6 million in bribes from a private youth detention centre in return for giving hundreds of youths and teenagers long sentences.

    House Points: Those Pennsylvania judges again

  • In a six-week trial before Judge T.S. Ellis, prosecutors contended that from 2000 to 2005, Mr. Jefferson sought hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes from a dozen companies involved in oil, communications, sugar and other businesses, often for projects in Africa.

    Jefferson Convicted

  • For the 1000th time, once you decide to accept 100 million dollars in bribes from the insurance lobby, then you have no choice but to adopt the mandate/subsidy framework.

    Matthew Yglesias » Corker Admits Affordable Care Act Won’t Be Repealed

  • In July 2005, FBI agents filmed Jefferson taking $100,000 in bribes from a government informant.

    Think Progress » Controversial Florida Politician Unsure If Muslims Should Hold Public Office, Says He’d ‘Prefer’ If Gays Stayed Out

  • Army Corps of Engineers took hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes from a construction company seeking contracts for projects in Iraq worth millions of dollars, according to a criminal complaint filed Wednesday.

    John Salama, Army Corps Worker, Charged In Iraq Contract Bribes

  • One of its congressmen admitted taking $2.4 million in bribes, the FBI has investigated City Hall, the mayor resigned, a $1.37 billion pension shortfall damaged the city's credit rating and fueled talk of bankruptcy, and two councilmen were convicted of taking bribes from a strip club owner.

    December 2005

  • One of its congressmen admitted taking $2.4 million in bribes, the FBI has investigated City Hall, the mayor resigned, a $1.37 billion pension shortfall damaged the city's credit rating and fueled talk of bankruptcy, and two councilmen were convicted of taking bribes from a strip club owner.

    Time to Change the Stationery

  • Here in the states, where almost all stations are owned by Clear Channel or Viacom or some other conglomerate, your music doesn't get airplay unless your label bribes the company's management.

    Music, Ho Ho

  • The receiver investigating the dealings of Venezuelan-American financier Francisco Illarramendi EE'-yah-rah-mehn-dee has filed multiple lawsuits seeking the return of tens of millions of dollars in what it calls bribes and kickbacks.

    KansasCity.com: Front Page

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