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  • Harry Reid's official website attack on Koch brothers may have violated Senate rules

    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid may have broken Senate ethics and Internet rules by using his official website to attack libertarian campaign donors Charles and David Koch, a possible violation of the chamber's prohibition on "partisan" material on members' publicly funded webpages. The...

  • Trial begins in Georgia ethics commission suit

    ATLANTA — Allegations that the state ethics commission retaliated against top staffers in an effort to stifle an investigation of Gov. Nathan Deal's personal and campaign finance reports have been at the center of two lawsuits pending in Fulton County Superior Court. Now one of those...

  • Ethics panel: No full probe of Cathy McMorris Rodgers

    The House Ethics Committee said Monday it will not appoint a special panel to investigate allegations that Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, the fourth-highest ranking House Republican, improperly combined campaign and official funds in a GOP leadership race and her re-election campaign.

  • Ethics panel: No full probe of McMorris Rodgers

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Ethics Committee said Monday it will not appoint a special panel to investigate allegations that Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, the fourth-highest ranking House Republican, improperly combined campaign and official funds in a GOP leadership race and her re-election...

  • Ethics panel examining Illinois lawmaker's actions

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Actions by Democratic Rep. Luis Gutierrez of Illinois are being scrutinized by the House Ethics Committee. Gutierrez, 60, is in his 11th term representing Chicago and surrounding areas and is a leading advocate of overhauling immigration laws. The ethics panel did not...

  • Obama's brackets may have violated ethics rules banning NCAA betting at work

    President Obama's NCAA bracket, distributed by the White House, and his comments to ESPN that he would buy the first lady some shoes if he won, may have crossed strict ethics lines barring federal workers from doing their own brackets while on duty.

  • House tables Democratic resolution condemning Rep. Darrell Issa

    The Republican-led House on Thursday rejected a Democratic resolution condemning Rep. Darrell Issa for turning off the microphones at the conclusion of a committee hearing a day earlier. The House voted 211-186 to table the measure, which accused the California Republican, who is chairman of...



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