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Democrats call for ethics probe of Weiner scandal

Top congressional Democrats are calling for an ethics investigation - and the truth - about whether scandalized New York Rep. Anthony Weiner broke any rules or used government resources to send lewd pictures over the Internet....


Blatter cleared, top FIFA officials suspended

FIFA's ethics committee cleared president Sepp Blatter of any wrongdoing as two of soccer's most senior officials were suspended on Sunday in the worst corruption scandal to blight the sport's governing body.


Top Dems rally around Rep. Rangel at NY fundraiser

New York's Democratic political establishment came out in force for embattled US Rep. Charles Rangel on Wednesday, packing a sold-out fundraiser to praise Rangel's service to the city and state over a 40-year career recently tainted by ...


Second senior Democrat to face ethics trial: source

A second senior Democratic lawmaker may face a public ethics trial this fall, posing a possible setback to the party's efforts to keep control of the House of Representatives in the November elections.


New York governor charged with breaking ethics law

Already caught up in a scandal involving a close aide, embattled New York Governor David Paterson was charged on Wednesday by the state's ethics watchdog for unlawfully taking free baseball tickets to the 2009 World Series.


Sanford faces 37 ethics charges

The South Carolina Ethics Commission has charged Gov. Mark Sanford with 37 counts of violating state ethics laws, according to a complaint released by the commission on Monday.


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