Why Lobbyists Get Such a Bad Rap in American Politics?: Jack Abramoff is among the most famous Washington lobbyists in modern political history. He pleaded guilty in 2006 to mail fraud, tax evasion and conspiracy.
Casino Jack (2010) Kevin Spacey stars in this drama as disgraced political lobbyist Jack Abramoff, who defrauded Native American tribes out of tens of millions of dollars in his efforts to peddle influence in Washington's corridors of power. As justice closes in on Abramoff and his associates, the audacious scope of his scams comes to light. Based on true events, this film from director George Hickenlooper co-stars Kelly Preston and Barry Pepper.