Articles Tagged 'House ethics committee'

Hopefuls eye shot at House seat after Jesse Jackson Jr. announces resignation

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November 23, 2012
By Sara Burnett-Associated Press, The Washington Times CHICAGO — The jockeying to replace Jesse Jackson Jr. began before the ink was dry on the former congressman’s resignation letter. Among those expressing an interest: Chicago aldermen, a former NFL linebacker and a defense attorney who represented R&B singer R. Kelly and former Gov. Rod Blagojevich. But as the field of would-be… READ MORE

Maxine Waters Did Not Violate House Rules, Ethics Investigation Finds

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September 22, 2012
ABC News The House Ethics committee announced today that Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., did not violate House rules after a three-year investigation examining her office’s… READ MORE

Vern Buchanan Cleared of Ethics Charge

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July 11, 2012
By Jeremy Wallace, Herald-Tribune
U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan will face no penalties from his colleagues in Congress for failing to accurately disclose more than a dozen positions with companies and organizations for the past four years.
The House Ethics Committee released a seven-page report on Tuesday saying Buchanan failed to report all the posts he held and all income earned …
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Ethics committee says case against Maxine Waters to move forward

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June 7, 2012
By Jordy Yager – The Hill The House Ethics Committee announced on Wednesday that Rep. Maxine Waters’s (D-Calif.) rights were not violated in its investigation… READ MORE

Maxine Waters backs off call for probe

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December 12, 2010
By Chuck Neubauer-The Washington Times Rep. Maxine Waters on Thursday said she will not pursue a task force investigation into the disciplining of two House ethics committee attorneys probing allegations she improperly sought federal assistance for a bank in which her husband owned stock. Initially brought as a “privilege resolution” to the House floor on Tuesday by the California Democrat,… READ MORE

Ethics panel splits on Rangel, Waters

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September 29, 2010
By Larry Margasak-Associated Press The House ethics committee split along party lines Tuesday as Republicans demanded pre-election trials for two prominent Democrats, Charles B. Rangel and Maxine Waters. The rift is important politically because proceedings in October could generate negative headlines for Democrats. Trials after the election would likely keep the Democrats’ ethics record in the background in midterm campaigns …
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