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This week in Congressional Ethics

  1. May 17, 2006 #1
    Who are the targets of a new House Ethics investigtion, as a result of information from Neil Volz's guilty plea?

    Rep. Bob Ney, R-Ohio
    Rep. William Jefferson, D-Lousiaina

    (Bipartisanship! Woo!)

    http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20060517/ap_on_go_co/ethics_abramoff

    Can you believe it! U.S. Congressmen being investigated for unethical behavior! Who could have imagined it? :eek:
     
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  3. May 17, 2006 #2

    Pengwuino

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    :cry: :cry: :cry: It just makes me so happy. A democrat... and a republican... joining forces!

    and going to jail :bugeye:
     
  4. May 24, 2006 #3

    Astronuc

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    http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=5425307

    Very interesting interview - basically how the current House Rules undermine democracy in America.

    Fight Club Politics : How Partisanship is Poisoning the U.S. House of Representatives (Hoover Studies in Politics, Economics, and Society) (Hardcover) Probably a book which I will buy.
     
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