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A history of discipline in the House


According to the Congressional Research Service, 35 members have been censured, reprimanded or expelled in the history of the House of Representatives. Here's a breakdown, according to a 2005 report:


Date Member Conduct
July 11, 1832 William Stanbery (Ohio) Insulting the Speaker of the House.
March 22, 1842 Joshua R. Giddings (Ohio) Resolution introduced by Member relating to delicate international negotiations deemed "incendiary."
July 15, 1856 Lawrence M. Keitt (S.C.) Assisting in assault on a Member.
April 9, 1864 Benjamin G. Harris (Md.) Treasonous conduct in opposing subjugation of the South.
April 14, 1864 Alexander Long (Ohio ...

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