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The Russian Justice Ministry has issued a proposal to exempt officials from corruption charges under certain conditions. Alexander Shcherbak/TASS/Getty Images hide caption

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Rep. John Sarbanes, D-Md., speaks during a news conference to unveil House Democrats' anti-corruption bill, the For the People Act, at the U.S. Capitol on Friday. Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Pakistani supporters of ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif carry posters and banners outside the high court building in Islamabad on Wednesday as they celebrate his release from prison. Sharif is appealing the conviction, which followed a major corruption scandal. Aamir Qureshi/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaks Tuesday at the National Press Club in Washington, where she delivered a speech on the need for stronger laws limiting corruption. It's an argument against the Trump administration that could be used if she runs against the president in 2020. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Anti-government protesters rally at Victoriei Square in front of government headquarters in Bucharest, Romania, on Sunday. Hundreds were injured during Friday's mass demonstration. Daniel Mihailescu/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Rep. Chris Collins, R-N.Y., walks out of a New York court house after being charged with insider trading on Wednesday. Democrats are seizing on the case to convince voters the GOP has a "culture of corruption." Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Democrats Seize On GOP Ethics Scandals In Midterms, Because It's Worked Before

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Who Gets Power — And Why It Can Corrupt Even The Best Of Us

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Police prepare to load confiscated items into a truck in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Friday after a raid on a condominium belonging to former Prime Minister Najib Razak. AP hide caption

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