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  • In this photo taken March 21, 2014, former Arkansas Supreme Court Chief Justice Jack Holt Jr., attends a meeting of the Political Animals Club in Little Rock, Ark. Holt, a Democrat, filed an ethics complaint Wednesday, April 9, 2014, questioning Republican U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton's work for a management consulting firm claiming the freshman lawmaker violated House rules by not identifying any of the clients for whom he provided services in excess of $5,000. Cotton is running for the U.S. Senate seat now held by Democrat Mark Pryor. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)

    Ethics complaint against Rep. Tom Cotton dismissed

    A House ethics panel dismissed a complaint against Arkansas congressman and Republican U.S. Senate hopeful Tom Cotton that accused him of illegally soliciting donations during a radio interview at the U.S. Capitol, according to a letter released by his campaign Wednesday.

  • Bosma asks House Ethics Committee to review Turner

    Speaker Brian Bosma asked members of the House Ethics Committee Thursday to determine whether a lawmaker did anything wrong by privately lobbying for his family's nursing home business.

  • Idaho lawmaker asks to have own ethics examined

    An Idaho lawmaker apologized Monday to colleagues in the House and asked them to convene an ethics committee to examine her vote against legislation that would have hurt her financially.

  • House Ethics Committee looking at McMorris Rodgers

    The House Ethics Committee is considering an investigation of Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers of Washington state, the fourth-ranking member of House Republican leadership, committee officials said Thursday.

  • Ethics Committee considering probe of Mullin

    The House Ethics Committee will consider an investigation of Republican congressman Markwayne Mullin of Oklahoma.

  • Ethics committee votes to expel jailed Mass. rep

    The state House Ethics Committee recommended Tuesday that jailed Rep. Carlos Henriquez, who was convicted of assaulting a former girlfriend, be expelled.

  • FILE - In this Dec. 6, 2012 file photo, U.S. Rep. Rob Andrews, D-N.J., center, speaks along with Reps. Pat Meehan, R-Pa., left, and Frank LoBiondo, R-N.J., at a news conference in Clarksboro, N.J.   Andrews will leave Congress within weeks after 23 years in office, according to a person with direct knowledge of the New Jersey Democrat's plans. The 56-year-old was first elected to Congress to represent a district outside Philadelphia in 1990. He intends to join a law firm with offices in Washington as a senior partner. A congressional ethics committee has been looking into Andrews' spending after reports more than two years ago that he was using campaign funds for frequent trips to California, where his daughter had a fledgling singing and acting career. (AP Photo/Geoff Mulvihill)

    US Rep. Rob Andrews of NJ resigning after 23 years

    U.S. Rep. Rob Andrews announced Tuesday that he is resigning from Congress after more than 23 years, a decision that could short-circuit a House Ethics Committee inquiry into whether the New Jersey Democrat used campaign donations for personal purposes.

  • Mass. House ups pressure on convicted lawmaker

    The Massachusetts House has approved an order allowing the Ethics Committee to require witnesses to appear before the panel, a move with implications for the case of a Boston representative convicted of assaulting a former girlfriend.

  • **FILE** Rep. Robert E. Andrews, New Jersey Democrat

    Two long-serving House members face ethics probes

    The House Ethics Committee said Tuesday it has begun investigations of two veteran lawmakers accused of misusing or failing to report campaign money.

  • Rep. Michael G. Grimm, N.Y. Republican, himself a former FBI agent, is under investigation by the FBI. The House Ethics Committee is deferring action in the case. (Associated Press)

    Hill ethics panel puts probe of Grimm on hold

    The House Ethics Committee is complying with a Department of Justice request to suspend its case against Rep. Michael G. Grimm while the FBI investigates corruption allegations against the New York Republican, the panel said Monday as it worked to meet end-of-the-year deadlines on a handful of outstanding cases.

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