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Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 12/12/2012

Watchdogs warn House ethics process is at risk

Government watchdogs are warning that the independent office responsible for overseeing ethics investigations of House lawmakers could become a toothless entity.

By Ed O'Keefe  |  07:00 AM ET, 12/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ethics, House, House Ethics Committee, John Boehner, Judicial Watch, League of Women Voters, Nancy Pelosi, Office of Congressional Ethics, Public Citizen

Posted at 12:51 PM ET, 11/26/2012

House Ethics Committee investigating Rep. Michael Grimm

But the panel will defer to a Justice Department investigation into allegations that Grimm broke campaign finance laws.

By Paul Kane  |  12:51 PM ET, 11/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  House, House Ethics Committee, Justice Department, Michael Grimm

Posted at 03:18 PM ET, 02/17/2012

New Ethics panel members named to probe Rep. Maxine Waters after recusals

A half-dozen members of the House Ethics Committee have recused themselves from the troubled investigation of Rep. Maxine Waters and been replaced.

By Ben Pershing  |  03:18 PM ET, 02/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. House of Representatives, Ethics