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The New York Times: Ethics in the New House

Nov 15, 2010
News Article

As he approaches the duties of speaker of the House, Representative John Boehner is generously asking one and all for ideas on “how we can make this institution function again.” Mr. Boehner did not mention dysfunction, but that’s apparently in the works, too, according to reports that he will likely dismantle the quasi-independent Office of Congressional Ethics
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Outraged taxpayers who voted against business as usual in Washington should be dumbfounded. Congress’s Tea Party newcomers should be the first to protect the office.

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