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Ethics Probe Halts Congressional Travel To Turkey; Free Trips Overall Have Slowed
Published by the nonpartisan Center for Responsive Politics an...
House lawmakers and their staffers used to make about 150 stops there a year on their privately sponsored jaunts around the world. Then came a massive ethics investigation, and they all stopped taking those free trips to Turkey -- cold.
The U.S. Senate: A Body in Denial
Policy Director, Campaign Legal Center
Remedial action is necessary if the U.S. Senate has any interest in becoming relevant again to our nation's political discourse. While certainly no cure for what ails the body, a first step toward building back the institution's credibility is to strengthen the Senate's ethics process.
Did Congress Really Delete A Key Disclosure Rule For Lobbyist Gifts? Not Really.
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Millions In Congressional Travel Costs Unreported
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Congress Should Travel More Not Less: Applauding the Aspen Institute
Washington Editor at Large of The Atlantic and founder and sen...
Let me play the contrarian here. We need as many members out seeing the world as possible -- and if they are at a forum debating political Islam...well, fantastic!
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