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N.Y. congressman quits paying wife from campaign account

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 06.16.2013 | Politics
The Center for Public Integrity

By Dave Levinthal April 16, 2013 This story was originally published by The Center for Public Integrity, which is a nonprofit, nonpartisan investiga...

Great News for The Economy: Obama's Staff Is Getting Rich!!

The Relentless Conservative | Posted 09.05.2011 | Politics
The Relentless Conservative

Obama has more staff than George W. Bush did; and he pays his staff much more than Bush ever did also.

Eric Massa Cover Up? House Ethics Panel Re-Opens Probe

AP | LARRY MARGASAK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Congressional investigators have questioned House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer and aides to Speaker Nancy Pelosi as part of a probe ...

Eric Massa FBI, DOJ Investigation Began Days After His Retirement Announcement

Washington Post | Carol D. Leonnig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Federal authorities have launched a public corruption investigation into events surrounding former Rep. Eric Massa (D-N.Y.), according to documents ob...

Eric Massa Paid Chief Of Staff $40,000 After Announcing Resignation

AP | ANDREW MIGA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Former New York Rep. Eric Massa wrote a $40,000 check to his chief of staff shortly before resigning his seat last month amid sexua...

Massa Harrassment Case: Aide To Ex-Congressman Files Suit

AP | ANDREW MIGA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A male aide to former Democratic Rep. Eric Massa has filed a sexual harassment complaint alleging the 50-year-old New York lawmaker...

Eric Massa Staffers Complain Of Sexual Advances, Touching, Overnight Trips

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Washington Post on Tuesday reported new details in the scandal that enveloped former New York Congressman Eric Massa, including allegations levele...

Speaker Nancy Pelosi Deserves Our Respect

Joan E. Dowlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joan E. Dowlin

Polarizing or not, I have come to see Pelosi as a very effective leader, working behind the scenes, knowing her members, getting things done despite the odds, and not letting the fringe stop her.

Eric Massa: Esquire Interview Details Drunken, Ambien-Induced Wandering, Suicide Attempts

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Just when the spotlight seemed to have faded from disgraced former Rep. Eric Massa (D-N.Y), the congressman who resigned after a wave of sexual harass...

Paterson Sets Special Election Date To Replace Massa

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — New York Gov. David Paterson has called for a special election Nov. 2 to fill the seat held by former U.S. Rep. Eric Massa, who resig...

Stop The Gayhunt on Massa and Listen to Kennedy

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Charles Karel Bouley

Leave Massa alone -- he's a hot gay, bi, or questioning mess who is having a stress related breakdown. It's time to talk about what really matters for this country: the men and women overseas.

Pelosi's Office Informed Of Eric Massa's Conduct Months Ago

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sometime in October, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi's office got a call from then-Congressman Eric Massa's (D-N.Y.) top aide detailing the Represen...

Banning Earmarks

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

It's more fun to watch Massa's implosion on nationwide television, but we shouldn't allow this to distract us from what could shape up this year as a contest between Democrats and Republicans over who can denounce earmarks the loudest.

The DC Tickle Fight

Bob Franken | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Franken

It's a shame Eric Massa is leaving when he is. Never mind the definite impression he's a wacko, lying sleaze bag; just as Democrats are groping for some way to pass health care reform, he bails, just when his expertise would be useful.

No More Funds for Philanderers

Myriam Miedzian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Myriam Miedzian

Democrats cheat on their wives with girlfriends or prostitutes, while Republicans tend to be on the more seedy side. Are some politicians driven to the risk inherent in illicit sex?

Steny Hoyer: Massa Claims 'Absurd' And 'Absolutely Untrue'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) blasted claims made on Sunday by now-retired New York Congressman Eric Massa alleging that he was "forced ou...

All The Most Ridiculous Parts Of The Eric Massa/Glenn Beck Interview In Under One Minute (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

While watching Eric Massa on Glenn Beck's show today we couldn't help but think "he's a little bonkers." Normally, if you're watching Beck's show, any...

Eric Massa: Sexual Harassment Allegations Explained, Claims Administration Plotted Against Him For Health Care Vote

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Eric Massa (D-N.Y.), who plans to step down on Monday afternoon, made an appearance on a WKPQ radio show this weekend to explain the events leadi...

Eric Massa: Rahm Emanuel Is The 'Son Of The Devil's Spawn,' Lobbied Me In Shower

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Outgoing Rep. Eric Massa (D-NY) had some choice words for White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel during a recent radio interview in which he called t...

Eric Massa Resigning: New York Congressman Quitting After Sexual Harassment Allegations

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Eric Massa (D-NY) plans to resign after becoming embroiled in an ethics controversy involving allegations of sexual harassment, according to Hotl...

Eric Massa To RETIRE: New York Congressman Leaving Amid Sexual Harassment Allegations

The Huffington Post | By Sam Stein and Michael Falcone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Eric Massa (D-N.Y.) announced on Wednesday that he will leave Congress after serving one term. Politico reported that the House Ethics Committee...

Dems Hit Back, Blame Bush For Failed Terror Policies

Hotline On Call | Reid Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As GOPers begin increasingly using the attempted bombing of a Detroit-bound airliner to score political points, 2 Dems are blaming the Bush admin for ...