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Preserve and strengthen ethics oversight in Congress

This latest effort to gut the Office of Congressional Ethics and curb enforcement of House ethics rules is disgraceful.

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According to the New York Times, "House Republicans, overriding their top leaders, voted on Monday to significantly curtail the power of an…Read More

With No Warning, House Republicans Vote to Gut Independent Ethics Office

The New York Times
Speaker Paul D. Ryan and Representative Kevin McCarthy of California, the majority leader, spoke out during the meeting to oppose the measure, aides said on Monday night. The full House is scheduled to vote on Tuesday on the rules, which would last for two years, until the next congressional elections. Document …Read More