Office Of Congressional Ethics
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Rep. Michele Bachmann has found herself tangled in an investigation by the Office of Congressional Ethics (OCE) for allegations of improperly transferring campaign funds.
House leaders reappointed the board of directors for a congressional ethics panel Wednesday, officially allowing the House-funded investigative unit to remain up and running.
The head of the financially struggling U.S. Postal Service says the agency must be allowed to ease the terms of prepayments into a retiree health care fund and eliminate general mail delivery on Saturday.
The House Ethics Committee is conducting a preliminary investigation into Rep. Shelley Berkley, Nevada Democrat, who is running for the Senate, over allegations she used her congressional position to help her husband's business.
To many Washington outsiders, congressional ethics is an oxymoron or fodder for late-night comedians, but watchdogs and longtime Washington observers point to one hopeful sign — an office they believe is helping members take ethics rules more seriously.
First lady Michelle Obama is challenging assertions she's forcefully imposed her will on White House aides, saying she's tired of people portraying her as "some kind of angry black woman."
A conservative legal group said Wednesday the congressional ethics office is looking into allegations that Florida congressman Alcee L. Hastings sexually harassed a female former aide.
Saying tomorrow's economy can't thrive on yesterday's infrastructure, President Obama on Thursday promoted his five-year plan to lure new industries and jobs to the U.S. by expanding high-speed wireless to 98 percent of the country.