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The recent string of investigations into the conduct of various CBC members could lead one to believe that more than reasonable oversight is at play.
A week after U.S. Rep. Charles Rangel was charged with 13 ethics violations, House investigators announced a public trial to determine if Rep. Maxine...
Citing the high number of Black lawmakers under investigation, critics on and off Capitol Hill suspect an organized attempt to rid Congress of Black political representation. Since the scandals that tarnished the legendary reputation of Rep. Adam Clayton Powell (D-NY) in the late 1960s, Congressional ethics investigations have left a sour taste with Black politicos.