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USAID: We don't know how many contractors we have working for us in Iraq

Baghdad Power Plant
Original Publication Date
09/18/2007

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has funded over $5 billion1 in Iraq reconstruction projects. Yet according to a July 10, 2007 letter2 in response to an ePluribus Media FOIA request, USAID has no idea how many contractors are working on the reconstruction projects it funds in Iraq.

AT&T (Cingular) Blocking Calls - Bypassing FCC

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Original Publication Date
03/22/2007

Cingular Wireless is selectively blocking calls placed to numbers in Iowa run by local phone companies currently involved in multiple suits with its parent company AT&T Inc. The dispute is over "termination fees" -- rates long distance carriers pay the local phone company at a call's destination -- relating to third-party conference and international call services who are increasing

Dismantling Voting Rights Enforcement

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Original Publication Date
05/11/2007

As ePluribus Media recently reported, since the replacement of long-time Voting Rights Section Chief Joseph D. Rich by John K. Tanner (promoted by former Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights R. Alexander Acosta) there has been an exodus of unprecedented proportions of experienced voting rights personnel from DoJ's Civil Rights Division.