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Sexual Harassment Allegations Hamper Hastings

In June of 2011 it blew up in the press: Rep. Alcee Hastings (D-FL) was being investigated for sexual harassment.  New information regarding the...

G.K. Butterfield: A Profile in Prudence

While considered one of the more low-key members of the Congressional Black Caucus, North Carolina 1st District Congressman G.K. Butterfield is anything but.

Waters Hits Ethics Committee With Resolution

Intensifying her public relations offensive against the House Ethics Committee, Rep. Maxine Waters has entered a “privileged resolution” seeking investigation into the Ethics Committee practices and procedures.

Efforts to Strip CBC Members of Their Standing Persist with Ethics...

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.

Rep. Maxine Waters Denies Ethics Violations, Receives Support from CBC

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...

Is Congressional Ethics Office Targeting Black Politicians?

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.