Ethics Panel Vs. Maxine Waters Fight Escalates

Members of the House Ethics Committee escalated their increasingly public spat with Rep. Maxine Waters on Friday, flatly refusing a request from the congresswoman and dozens of other House Democrats to release a special counsel's findings relating to an investigation involving the embattled 11-term California Democrat.

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  • Rep. Maxine Waters Charged With Ethics Violations
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    07/30/2010 - 11:08 pm | View Link
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