Bombshell: Emails Show Democrat on Oversight Committee was Working With Lois Lerner to Target True the Vote (Update: Engelbrecht Reacts)

Bryan Preston PJ Tatler PJ Media 4/9/2014

Emails released today by the House Government Oversight and Reform Committee show that Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD) has some explaining to do. The emails show that Cummings and the IRS were asking for nearly identical information from election integrity watchdog True the Vote. Further, the emails show communication […]

House Ethics Committee to get testimony from Robert Blagojevich

Ed Morrissey 4/13/2012

Looks like we may not have heard the last from the Rod Blagojevich corruption scandal after all. The former Illinois governor got a 14-year prison sentence in December on federal charges, following the career path forged by more than one of his predecessors in the office. His brother Robert, however, is […]

Emanuel transition appointee faced ethics fine

First blow to Emanuel team Transition aide quits after ethics violation revealed

Rick Pearson and John Chase Chicago Tribune 2/26/2011

A veteran politician Rahm Emanuel named to his mayoral transition team resigned her high-level state job last summer and paid a fine for conducting political business on state time, according to a newly filed ethics […]

Issa Threatens July 4 Ethics Probe over Sestak Bribery Claim

James Richardson 5/22/2010

In the wake of Tuesday’s Pennsylvania Democratic Senate primary, a top House GOP legislator is renewing his call for an ethics probe into allegations the White House offered Rep. Joe Sestak an administration post in exchange for foregoing his primary bid against Beltway-endorsed Sen. Arlen Specter.

California Rep. Darrell Issa, the […]