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Waters Ethics Trial

Charlie Rangel, Maxine Waters Unlikely To Face Ethics Trials Before Elections

AP | LARRY MARGASAK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Highly visible ethics trials for two prominent Democrats will almost certainly be put off until after the November election, denyin...

When the House Office on Ethics Disregarded Standards of Honesty

David Fiderer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Fiderer

The charges against Stark, Graves and Waters all fit into a common pattern. In each case, the OCE claims that House members took actions for their own financial benefit; yet those actions resulted in nothing.

How the Charges Against Maxine Waters Were Fabricated Out of Next to Nothing

David Fiderer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Fiderer

It's not hard to figure out why the allegations against Maxine Waters seem bogus. The specific charge is easy to understand: "Maxine Waters requested a meeting." That's it. That's all of it.

Democratic Leaders Declare Swamp Of Corruption Drained

AP | LARRY MARGASAK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Democratic leaders say they've emptied the swamp of congressional corruption. Never mind the ethics trials to come for two longtime...

California Congresswoman Maxine Waters Charged With Ethics Violations

AP | LARRY MARGASAK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — California Democrat Maxine Waters faces a House trial this fall on three charges of ethical wrongdoing, setting the stage for a sec...