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  • Jesse Jackson Jr. Re-Elected Despite Illness, Absence

    Nov 7, 12 by EURpublisher02 2 Comments

    *Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. says he’s humbled and moved by the support voters have shown through his illness. The Chicago Democrat easily won re-election to a ninth full term Tuesday. In a statement sent to The Associated Press, Jackson expresses “deep and sincere” thanks. He says once doctors approve his return to work he’ll continue […]

  • Rep. Maxine Waters Cleared of Ethics Violations

    Sep 21, 12 by EURpublisher02 2 Comments

    *Politico is reporting that the House Ethics Committee has voted not charge Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters with any violations following a lengthy, contentious probe into whether she improperly aided a minority-owned bank in which her husband owned stock during the 2008 U.S. financial crisis. [SUBSCRIBE TO EURWEB’s RSS FEED] The decision clears the way for […]

  • Video: Charlie Rangel Walks Out of his Ethics Trial

    Nov 15, 10 by EURPublisher01 3 Comments

    *Embattled Rep. Charlie Rangel, D-New York, walked out of his House ethics subcommittee hearing this morning after complaining that he didn’t have enough time to hire a new legal team to respond to corruption allegations. [Watch 2nd clip below.] The subcommittee rejected Rangel’s request to delay the hearing until a new defense team is assembled, […]

  • Charges Against Waters Released by House Ethics Committee

    Aug 9, 10 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *Monday, the House Ethics Committee revealed the three counts of alleged ethics violations against Democratic California Congresswoman Maxine Waters. They include a charge that she had requested federal help for a bank where her husband owned stock and had served on its board. Waters, a 10-term representative from Los Angeles, has denied any wrongdoing and […]

  • Rep. Maxine Waters Charged with Violating Ethics Rules

    Aug 2, 10 by EurPublisher 3 Comments

    *The AP is reporting that a House investigative panel has charged California Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters with violating ethics rules. The specific charges against Waters were not made public in the announcement delivered this afternoon from the House ethics committee. Waters has been under investigation for a possible conflict of interest involving her assistance to […]

  • Troubled: Waters, Like Rangel, Chooses Ethics Trial

    Jul 31, 10 by EurPublisher 3 Comments

    *California Democrat, Representative Maxine Waters has chosen to go through an ethics trial, like the one lined up for New York Rep. Charles Rangel, rather than accepting charges made by an ethics subcommittee, a source familiar with the process tells Politico.com. The back-to-back trials of a pair of black lawmakers represent an unprecedented use of […]