Tag: House Ethics Committee
A pump at a gas station in Silver Spring, Md., is out of service, notifying customers they are out of fuel. Image via AP.

Scott PowersOctober 30, 2019
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Republican U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz, vying to be President Donald Trump‘s biggest defender in Congress, filed a congressional ethics complaint Wednesday against Democratic U.S. Rep. Adam Schiff, who is heading the Democrats impeachment probe. Gaetz, of Fort Walton Beach, who has railed against the impeachment probe in every opportunity, early this month tried to enter […]

Scott PowersDecember 20, 2017
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U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz filed legislation Wednesday that would require congressional sexual harassment cases to automatically be referred to the House Ethics Committee. The “Me Too Congressional Ethics Act,” co-sponsored by Wasserman Schultz’s fellow Florida Democratic U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel, is aimed at lifting the shroud of secrecy cloaking sexual harassment lawsuit settlements involving […]

Peter SchorschMay 27, 2017
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U.S. House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi joined South Florida Congressman Ted Deutch Thursday or a public event at the Pride Center in Wilton Manors. That appearance was followed by a major Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee fundraiser at a private home in Fort Lauderdale; at $5,000 a ticket, the event raised $300,000. All the money Deutch raised will go toward the Democratic […]

Scott PowersApril 6, 2016
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Citing numerous allegations made by the Congressional Ethics Office against U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson, U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy said Wednesday it should disqualify his Democratic U.S. Senate opponent from public service. Speaking about the ethics findings released Tuesday after a nine-month probe into Grayson’s personal business and financial dealings while he’s been in Congress, Murphy said the allegations are “incredibly concerning” and […]

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A multimillionaire, first-term Florida congressman flipped shares in a solar company the same day he acquired them in an initial public offering, despite a federal law that generally prohibits members of Congress from participating in IPOs. Republican Rep. Curt Clawson, who gave the Tea Party’s response to the president’s State of the Union address this […]


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