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Democrats Pitch Voting Rights, Ethics Overhaul With Focus on Trump Latest 2018 campaign theme reminiscent of 2006

May 21, 2018...Congressional Democrats have returned to a playbook that might look familiar to anyone around Capitol Hill back in 2006.

Shaub: Trump’s ‘Wall of Secrecy’ Could Extend to Ethics Report Financial disclosure forms could offer clues about Stormy Daniels, ex-Ethics head says

May 15, 2018...Updated 8:56 p.m. | President Donald Trump filed his annual financial disclosure to a government ethics watchdog on Tuesday, but it’s not yet clear whether he reported reimbursing his attorney for payments made to Stormy Daniels or when the public will see the document. 

Pelosi Seeks Ethics Investigation of Cárdenas Over Child Sex Abuse Allegations Minority leader said she spoke with fellow California Democrat about accusations

May 5, 2018...House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is asking the House Ethics Committee to investigate allegations of child sex abuse against California Rep. Tony Cárdenas.

Former Bush Ethics Lawyer Painter to Run for Senate as Democrat Will challenge incumbent Democrat Tina Smith in Minnesota

Apr 30, 2018...Richard Painter, a former chief ethics lawyer in George W. Bush’s administration, will challenge incumbent Minnesota Sen. Tina Smith this year as a Democrat.

Ethics Office Scolds Scott Pruitt as Allegations Mount EPA chief under scrutiny for cozy rent deal, lavish spending

Apr 9, 2018...The Office of Government Ethics has put EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt on notice over continued allegations of ethical lapses, including a questionable rental agreement, exorbitant travel at taxpayer expense and questions over his demotions or reassignments of staff who did not agree with him.

Ethics Committee Finds Rush, Gutiérrez in Violation Free office space and misuse of funds at issue

Mar 22, 2018...The House Ethics Committee released two separate findings Thursday involving Illinois Democrats implicated in separate infractions.

Esty Asks Ethics Committee to Investigate Her Handling of Abusive Top Staffer Connecticut Democrat has no plans to resign over incident

Apr 2, 2018...Connecticut Democratic Rep. Elizabeth Esty on Monday asked the House Ethics Committee to open an inquiry into how she handled abuse, battery, and sexual harassment allegations against her former chief of staff.

Ethics Committee Acknowledges Investigation of John Duncan Jr. Tennessee Republican campaign reportedly paid felon son $300,000

Feb 20, 2018...The House Ethics Committee acknowledged Tuesday an investigation of Rep. John Duncan Jr, a scion of a Tennessee political dynasty who announced his retirement in July.

Schweikert Chief of Staff Faces Ethics Complaint Accused of double-dipping salary

Feb 15, 2018...Arizona Rep. Dave Schweikert’s chief of staff is facing an ethics complaint for essentially taking two salaries while working for Congress.

Nebraska Democrats Ask Ethics Office to Review Rep. Bacon Tweets Tweets violate House Ethics manual, party says

Mar 1, 2018...The Democratic party of Nebraska has asked the Office of Congressional Ethics to review Rep. Don Bacon's official Twitter account for political activity.