April 13, 2007


Little headway made on House ethics rules (Associated Press, 4/13/07)

Democratic-led efforts to overhaul the House's oft-criticized ethics enforcement system have stumbled over a familiar obstacle: lawmakers afraid of outside scrutiny.

The promise to end the "culture of corruption" they said developed in Washington under Republican rule helped propel Democrats into the majority in November elections. But after a promising start, lawmakers appear to be backing off a proposal for an independent entity to investigate ethics charges.

Posted by Orrin Judd at April 13, 2007 11:55 AM

But after a promising start

Blink and you missed it

Posted by: AC at April 13, 2007 8:48 PM

Oh come on o.j., we are only in hour 43 of the first 100 hours! This will be resolved by Super Nancy, she was too busy checking Travelocity for cheap flights to Damascus.

Posted by: pchuck at April 14, 2007 8:01 AM