For a Republican Party that promised a different, and cleaner, kind of government, the damaging details of soliciting megabucks from Indian tribes then washing the money is more than an embarrassment. Some of the party's heaviest hitters could go down and they may not go quietly. With the 2006 Congressional elections looming, the Republican Party has to decide how far it will go to clean house.
Hear a discussion on the Jack Abramoff scandal and the future of the Republican Party heaveweights.
Mathew Continetti, staff writer for the Weekly Standard
Massimo Calabresi, Washington correspondent for Time Magazine
Jack Beatty, On Point News Analyst and senior Editor at The Atlantic Monthly.
This program aired on June 30, 2005.