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Ethics Committee

Dem Rep Accuses Ethics Committee Of Singling Her Out For Race

AP | LARRY MARGASAK | Posted 01.04.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Rep. Laura Richardson charged Friday the House Ethics Committee has singled her out for scrutiny because she's African-American. R...

Democratic Congressman Resigning Amid Sex Scandal Allegations

AP | By KEVIN FREKING | Posted 09.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democratic Rep. David Wu of Oregon announced Tuesday that he will resign amid political fallout from an 18-year-old woman's allegations ...

Charlie Rangel's reasons

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jeff Danziger


Rangel Accused Of 13 Ethics Violations

AP | LARRY MARGASAK and LAURIE KELLMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — House investigators accused veteran New York Rep. Charles Rangel of 13 violations of congressional ethics standards on Thursday, th...

Senate Ethics Committee Lawyers Go To Las Vegas For John Ensign Investigation

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

LAS VEGAS — Attorneys for the Senate Ethics Committee were in Las Vegas questioning executives from Nevada companies and others about U.S. Sen. ...

Mark Souder Affair May Not Break Congressional Rules

Roll Call | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The good news for soon-to-be ex-Rep. Mark Souder: There are no rules that expressly prohibit Members of Congress from sleeping with their staff. The ...

Pelosi: Stupak Wants Health Care Reform (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi appeared on "The Rachel Maddow Show" Thursday and weighed in on everything from Bart Stupak's threats to derail health care...

HuffPost's Congressional Ethics Clock: How Long Will Rangel, Ensign Probes Take?

Huffington Post | Marcus Baram | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the wake of the scandal involving disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff, congressional leaders vowed two years ago to get tough on ethics violations. Th...