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U.S. House Committee on Ethics

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  • Ruppersberger aide investigated, cleared over 2008 trip

    The House Ethics Committee disclosed Friday it had investigated a trip to Turkey taken by an aide to Baltimore County Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger -- along with several others -- but concluded the staff member had acted in good faith and will take no further action.
  • Congressman passes out 534 Bibles on Capitol Hill

    WASHINGTON Republican Rep. Steven Palazzo of Mississippi has found a way to inject new meaning into constituent service by agreeing to distribute Bibles to his colleagues in Congress, all 534 of them. Palazzo's staff and student interns circulated the...

    House Ethics chairman slams Fitzpatrick as he reverses travel disclosure change

    House Ethics chairman slams Fitzpatrick as he reverses travel disclosure change
    After media outrage earlier this week over a quietly approved change to how legislators must disclose privately funded trips, the House Ethics Committee is reversing course. The National Journal first reported that a rule change meant details of trips...

    Dent, House Ethics colleagues mum on travel disclosure change

    Dent, House Ethics colleagues mum on travel disclosure change
    The U.S. House Ethics Committee – of which Lehigh Valley Congressman Charlie Dent is a member – has come under fire for a discreet change regarding how legislators must disclose privately funded trips. Details of trips paid for by outside...

    Michael J. Howlett Jr., Cook County judge, 1948-2014

     Michael J. Howlett Jr., Cook County judge, 1948-2014
    Michael J. Howlett Jr., son of a former Illinois secretary of state, was an accomplished attorney, popular law professor and a Cook County judge. "He was one of the best judges and nicest men I ever met," said Judge William Bauer of the 7th U.S. Circuit...