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Paul Blumenthal

Did Congress Really Delete A Key Disclosure Rule For Lobbyist Gifts? Not Really. | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 07.01.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It sounds so typical of Congress. An unnoticed committee action makes it harder for the public to figure out who's paying for private tr...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Is Your Commute Long? Imagine If You Were A Senator From Alaska | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 12.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When then-Rep. Darlene Hooley announced her retirement in 2008, the decision came as a surprise. The Oregon Democrat had been expected t...

Lawmakers' Use Of Travel Stipends Probed

Wall Street Journal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Congressional investigators are questioning a half-dozen lawmakers for possibly misspending government funds meant to pay for overseas travel, accordi...

Millions In Congressional Travel Costs Unreported

Roll Call | Paul Singer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Members of Congress routinely fail to report millions of dollars worth of costs that they are racking up on foreign trips, according to Treasury Depar...

Business Or Pleasure? Foreign Travel Costs Spike For Congress

Wall Street Journal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Lawmakers take scores of overseas trips each year to visit military bases, meet foreign officials, attend conferences and see how U.S. funds are spent...