Ethics groups blame AWOL McConnell

Schor, Elana
July 2007
Hill;7/13/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 85, p1
The article focuses on the failure of U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell to interrupt Senator Jim DeMint's effort of delaying the ethics conference talks until earmark reforms are enacted. Democratic legislators criticize the move of McConnell to let DeMint postpone the ethics bill. Craig Holman of Public Citizen warns McConnell that he will pay the price for allowing DeMint to dictate the terms for the lobbying and ethics reform bill.


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