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    U.S. v. Robert McDonnell Oral Argument

    A three-judge panel at the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals heard oral argument on whether the corruption conviction of former Governor Bob McDonnell (R-VA) should be overturned. The…

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    Congressional Ethics Investigations

    Paul Singer talked about the Office of Congressional Ethics' probe of ten members of the House of Representatives who are accused of accepting an improper trip in 2013 from a state oil…

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    State Department Daily Briefing

    Jeff Rathke briefed reporters and responded to questions on a variety of international topics, including the extent of the Clinton Foundation’s disclosure of donors during Secretary…

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    Representative Aaron Schock Farewell Speech

    Representative Aaron Schock (R-IL), who was resigning effective March 31, 2015, gave his farewell speech during a special order on the House floor. He did not directly address the…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Josh Earnest responded to questions on a variety of topics including a letter from Republican senators about Iran’s nuclear program and possible federal corruption charges against…

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    Senator Bob Menendez News Conference

    Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ) spoke to reporters about the decision by the Justice Department to file corruption charges against him for allegedly using his office to push the business…

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    Hillary Clinton's Email Records

    David Drucker talked about former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server, and the potential impact on her 2016 presidential ambitions. Topics included…

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    Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald News Conference

    Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald spoke to reporters and answered their questions at a press briefing. He apologized for falsely claiming to a homeless veteran he spoke to in…

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    Governor Kitzhaber Resignation Announcement

    Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber (D) announced his resignation, citing concerns that an investigation into allegations of unethical conduct concerning contracts with his fiancée, Cylvia…

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    Government Waste and Inefficiency

    Government officials testified at a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on the Government Accountability Office’s (GAO) report on government operations that were…

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    Lobbying and Ethics Laws

    James Thurber talked about lobby reform and ethical issues regarding members of Congress. He spoke about previous efforts to change lobbying practices on Capitol Hill and discussed…

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    Federal Lobbying Laws

    Attorney Joseph Sandler talked about the strengths and weaknesses in the laws governing lobbying practices, gift rules, and foreign agents. Mr. Sandler is a former general counsel…

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    Representative Michael Grimm's (R-NY) Plea Deal

    Emma Dumain talked about Representative Michael Grimm (R-NY), who plead guilty to a felony tax evasion charge as part of a plea deal, and his future in the House. Representative Grimm…

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    Congressional Ethics

    Government advocates talked about possible reforms to the congressional ethics process. They focused on the findings of the group Public Citizen’s newly-released report on House…

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    Role of Inspector General

    Inspectors general from the Departments of Homeland Security and Defense talked about their roles within their respective agencies. They discussed the need for efficiency,…

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    Oversight Access Concerns

    Inspectors general with the Department of Justice, the Peace Corps, and the Environmental Protection Agency testified at a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing about…

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    Reaction to Guilty Verdict in McDonnell Corruption Trial

    U.S. Attorney Boente called it a difficult day for Virginia and its citizens after former Governor Bob McDonnell (R) was found guilty on 11 out of 13 corruption charges. His wife was…

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    Faith and Freedom Coalition, Senator Ron Johnson

    Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI) spoke at the Faith and Freedom Coalition’s “Road to Majority” policy conference. He talked about the root causes of the nation’s…

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    Representative Jeb Hensarling on the U.S. Economy

    House Financial Services Committee Chair Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) spoke about his political and economic priorities. He said that time had come for conservatives to choose between…

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    Arrest and Arraignment of Representative Michael Grimm

    Emma Dumain talked by telephone about the arrest and arraignment of Representative Michael Grimm (R-NY) on a 20-count federal indictment that included charges of mail fraud, wire fraud,…

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