Safavian Gets A Year In Prison For Role In Abramoff Scandal | Talking Points Memo

David Safavian, the former Bush Administration official who was convicted for the second time in December for lying and obstruction of justice in the Jack Abramoff probe, was sentenced today to a year and a day in prison, the Washington Post reports.

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As Josh pointed out in a blog today, it appears that Safavian is now practicing law as chief counsel for CPAC. Did he ever lose his law license, and, if so, how did he get it back?