Pataki denies negotiations with Seneca-Cayugas (July 19, 2004)

New York Gov. George Pataki (R) on Friday said his office wasn't negotiating a casino with the Seneca-Cayuga Tribe of Oklahoma. News reports in recent weeks said Pataki and the tribe were near a deal to settle its portion of...

Gaming money turns tribes into political players (July 19, 2004)

Tribes with casinos have made $4 million in political contributions so far this year, according to Gannett News Service. In 2002, tribes with casinos gave nearly $6.8 million to politicians. This is up from $1,750 in 1990, according to Gannett....