A government watchdog group included Democratic Sens. Kamala Harris (Calif.) and Elizabeth Warren (Mass.), both potential 2020 presidential candidates, on its newly released list of the “worst ethics violators of 2018.”
Florida gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum’s campaign said last month that he received a ticket from his brother to see Hamilton on Broadway back in 2016, but newly released records show an undercover FBI agent, who was posing as a developer, bought him the ticket.
Democratic senator Elizabeth Warren (Mass.) is backing legislation that would heavily benefit a foreign gambling conglomerate and a string of special interests, despite pledging to end public corruption in Washington. Warren, a potential 2020 presidential contender, introduced the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe Reservation Reaffirmation Act in March of this year along with the rest of the Massachusetts congressional delegation. …
The Foundation for Accountability and Civic Trust (FACT) filed a complaint on Thursday against Sen. Bill Nelson (D., Fla.), saying the senator violated senate ethics rules by leaking potentially classified or false information for political purposes.
A legal complaint has been filed with the Ohio Elections Commission against Democratic congressional candidate Aftab Pureval alleging the candidate didn’t document all campaign spending and spent funds from another campaign account on his congressional race.
Former Arizona secretary of state Ken Bennett, who is mounting a challenge to incumbent governor Doug Ducey in the Republican gubernatorial primary this year, has attempted to paint himself as the sole fiscal conservative in the race, despite a record to the contrary.
A watchdog group on Thursday filed a complaint with the Senate Ethics Committee, requesting that it open an investigation into Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill (Mo.) for failing to disclose income earned from the private plane owned by her husband.
The chairman and ranking member of the House Ethics Committee are urging lawmakers to pass legislation that would hold members of Congress financially accountable in certain cases of workplace misconduct.
The Senate Ethics Committee “severely admonished” Sen. Robert Menendez (D., N.J.) on Thursday and ordered him to repay unreported gifts.