Ethics reform hitch as watchdogs try to shield their donors

Bolton, Alexander
June 2007
Hill;6/21/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 75, p1
The article reports on the proposal to create an independent ethics panel in the U.S. House of Representatives to police the behavior of its members. The political groups in the government strongly opposed to a provision of the proposed ethics reform that would force them to reveal their donors if they file ethics complaints. Moreover, the groups said that the creation of an ethics-enforcement office would determine whether Democrats followed through on their campaign promises.


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