According to an article in today’s Washington Post, the number of lawmakers owning and trading stocks has nearly tripled since... View ArticleContinue reading
Rep. Mike Ross has been the most consistent dissenter from his party’s attempt to pass health care reform citing costs,... View ArticleContinue reading
The party may be over, but the investigation is just beginning. The House Ethics Committee confirms that it is investigating... View ArticleContinue reading
Available here, thanks to our friends at Pro Publica. A very handy tool. The Office of Government Ethics should really post these online, but until they do, Pro Publica is your best source.Continue reading
ProPublica went through the process of requesting all of the personal financial disclosures from the Obama administration and has posted... View ArticleContinue reading
Appearing on Fox News Sunday, Rangel said that the charge against him has no merit and has no facts, and he repeatedly asserted that no one outside of the press " he specifically called out a New York Times reporter " has made allegations and that there has been no accusations coming from the Congress.Continue reading
Rangel said several times that no one other than a reporter has accused me. When pressed on why the Committee on Standards ...
The New York Times report that Rep. Maxine Waters helped arrange a meeting between Treasury officials and the CEO of a bank that her husband may or may not have owned $250,000 worth of stock in:
Top banking regulators were taken aback late last year when a California congresswoman helped set up a meeting in which the chief executive of a bank with financial ties to her family asked them for up to $50 million in special bailout funds, Treasury officials said.
Representative Maxine Waters, Democrat of California, requested the September meeting on behalf of executives at OneUnited, one ...Continue reading
Rep. Charles Rangel, chairman of the powerful House Ways and Means Committee, failed to report purchases, sales or his ownership... View ArticleContinue reading
Today, New York Governor David Paterson appointed Rep. Kirsten Gillibrand to fill Hillary Clinton’s Senate seat. Gillibrand has, from day... View ArticleContinue reading