[5:30 PM] Here’s our final highlight of the day when the committee decides to take behind closed doors their deliberations... View ArticleContinue reading
The ethics trials of high profile Democrats Charlie Rangel and Maxine Waters will be held after the November midterm elections.... View ArticleContinue reading
“Now is not the time to play politics simply because an election is looming in a few weeks,” Sen. Susan... View ArticleContinue reading
In case you needed a dose of the absurd for your Monday take a look at the case of ex-lobbyist... View ArticleContinue reading
Embattled Rep. Charlie Rangel won his crowded primary last night despite being under investigation on multiple ethics charges. What does... View ArticleContinue reading
Rep. Charlie Rangel is awaiting an ethics trial in Congress, but today he faces the voters of his Harlem district... View ArticleContinue reading
According to Roll Call, Rep. Michael McCaul did not properly report dozens of stock transactions on both his 2008 and... View ArticleContinue reading
The Open Government Directive encouraged states to put valuable government data online. In this series we're reviewing each state's efforts in this direction.
This week: Tennessee
The open government site for the state of Tennessee offers checkbook-level spending data, but would be extremely frustrating to serious researchers looking to do their own analysis. It's just not laid out in a computer-friendly way.
Currently, spending information is available in PDF format. It isn't searchable by vendor name or spending type, and isn't downloadable in any machine-readable format. And it's updated ...Continue reading
The House Ethics Committee announced three charges against Rep. Maxine Waters today. The Statement of Alleged Violations charges Waters with... View ArticleContinue reading