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Justice Elena Kagan publicly contradicts Alito, says Congress can pass SCOTUS ethics reforms

Kagan stressed that she was not directly responding to Alito, but it is very clear she holds a diff…

Brent D. Griffiths   


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Sen. Mark Kelly is introducing a bill to require members of Congress to publish their official schedule online: 'It's the right thing to do'

The bill, co-sponsored by Sen. Jon Tester, comes amid scrutiny of ethics in Congress. Kelly is also…

Bryan Metzger   


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Top government ethics lawyer repeatedly failed to comply with ethics rules

The attorney, David Apol, has worked on ethics law under numerous presidents. He acknowledged he ma…

Kimberly Leonard   


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Madison Cawthorn faces a tornado of alleged ethics violations, but don't expect Congress to address it anytime soon

Madison Cawthorn is facing a flurry of allegations of ethical violations. But some experts are wary…

Camila DeChalus   


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A group of Democratic senators want to withhold $10 million in Supreme Court funding until it adopts a public code of ethics: report

The letter was sent before ProPublica revealed Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas vacationed wit…

Madison Hall   


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Should AI be used to classify humans? An AI researcher at USC says it's reductive and ethically dubious

Kate Crawford, the author of Atlas of AI, spoke to Insider about the ethics of using AI to classify…

Hannah Getahun   


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A bipartisan group of senators has agreed on a bill to shore up the 2024 presidential election from Trump-like sabotage

The Senate group wants to give a 21st-century upgrade to a 19th-century law that Trump and his alli…

Grace Panetta,Camila DeChalus   


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Congressional investigators find 'substantial reason to believe' Republican Reps. Pat Fallon and John Rutherford violated a federal stock law

Independent congressional investigators said Fallon and Rutherford were uncooperative. The House Et…

Kimberly Leonard   


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Progressive prosecutor Larry Krasner is taking on gun violence and ‘dirty cops’ in Philadelphia

In an interview, Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner defended his handling of the city's g…

Charles R. Davis   


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House votes to boot Ilhan Omar from the House Foreign Affairs Committee after McCarthy wins over GOP holdouts with ethics promises

Republican Rep. Nancy Mace told Insider that McCarthy couldn't win her over on kicking Omar off the…

Bryan Metzger   


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Democratic Rep. Tom Suozzi of New York violated a conflicts-of-interest law by disclosing stock transactions years past a federal deadline

Two of Tom Suozzi's stock trades happened in 2017 and he only reported them now. Suozzi is currentl…

Kimberly Leonard   


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State of the Union: Joe Biden ignores Congress' push to ban lawmakers from trading stocks

President Barack Obama, his former boss, called for reforms exactly a decade ago in his State of th…

Kimberly Leonard   


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Florida should consider banning state lawmakers from trading stocks, says gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist

"If Congress can do it I think Florida officials can do it too," the Democratic congressman told In…

Kimberly Leonard   


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GOP Sen. Ben Sasse re-introduces bill to ban lawmakers from trading stocks and becoming paid lobbyists after retiring

Sasse's bill also requires the President and Vice President to disclose their tax returns and bans …

Bryan Metzger   


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It's still not clear what the Senate Ethics Committee is doing with a 2-year-old January 6 probe into Ted Cruz and Josh Hawley

A group of senators asked the panel to investigate "improper conduct" by the two Republicans. But t…

Bryan Metzger   


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Eric Greitens could face $140,000 in fines after watchdog group files 2nd complaint accusing the former governor of illegal campaign spending

Campaign Legal Center's complaint with the Missouri Ethics Commission comes just a month after the …

Bryan Metzger   


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13 Trump administration officials violated the Hatch Act, according to a federal investigation led by a Trump appointee

A watchdog report found that former President Trump created a "taxpayer-funded campaign apparatus w…

Bryan Metzger   


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A watchdog group formally accused disgraced Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens of illegally funneling over $100,000 into his Senate campaign

The Campaign Legal Center filed a complaint accusing the scandal-plagued former governor of "blatan…

Bryan Metzger   


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Nancy Pelosi's congressional stock trading ban has a massive blind trust loophole and is too broad, ethics experts warn

"This bill would actively weaken government ethics, not strengthen them," warned the ethics watchdo…

Bryan Metzger