Stories tagged: Political ethics
Mon., Feb. 25, 2013, 3:09 p.m.
Koop, who transformed surgeon general post, dies
With his striking beard and starched uniform, former Surgeon General C. Everett Koop became one of the most recognizable figures of the Reagan era — and one of the most …
Mon., Nov. 26, 2012, 10:49 a.m.
Ethics panel investigating New York Republican
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Ethics Committee announced Monday that Rep. Michael Grimm, a former FBI agent, is under investigation for possible campaign finance violations, but said it is deferring …
Sun., Nov. 25, 2012, 6:53 a.m.
Benefits fight brings lesbian couple to high court
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Like a lot of newlyweds, Karen Golinski was eager to enjoy the financial fruits of marriage. Within weeks of her wedding, she applied to add her …
Tue., Nov. 13, 2012, 9:51 a.m.
Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. leaves Mayo Clinic
CHICAGO (AP) — Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. left the Mayo Clinic on Tuesday after his second treatment for bipolar disorder there, but it remained unclear where the congressman was going …
Thu., Sept. 27, 2012, 12:23 a.m.
NY’s latest sex scandal dogged by sordid past
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — It was an odd assignment for the young, pretty staffer when she was ordered to go along on a trip to Atlantic City with her boss. …
Wed., Sept. 26, 2012, 3:35 p.m.
Akin, McCaskill both courting Republicans in Mo.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — His spot on the ballot now guaranteed, Missouri Senate candidate Todd Akin began rebuilding support Wednesday among fellow Republicans who shunned him after a remark …
Fri., Sept. 14, 2012, 7:27 a.m.
Ryan criticizes Obama’s foreign policy leadership
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan is aggressively criticizing President Barack Obama’s foreign policy leadership and says the U.S. needs “moral clarity and firmness of purpose.” The …
Sun., Sept. 9, 2012, 10:44 a.m.
Questions linger about when Rep. Jackson will work
CHICAGO (AP) — Days after U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. was released from a hospital where he was being treated for bipolar disorder, it’s still unclear when he’ll return to …
Tue., July 10, 2012, 1:59 a.m.
Ethics Committee appoints panel in Berkley case
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Ethics Committee announced Monday that it had appointed a panel to investigate whether Democratic Rep. Shelley Berkley used her position to benefit her family’s financial …