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July 5, 2018 8:48 PM Embattled Scott Pruitt Resigns as EPA Administrator

His resignation comes amid allegations involving ethics, spending WASHINGTON—-Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt has resigned from his post, President Donald Trump said. Mr. Pruitt exits amid a series of allegations over ethics and spending. “I have accepted the resignation of Scott Pruitt as the Administrator of the Environmental 62

June 28, 2018 9:16 PM Ethics Panel Relented After MTA Chair Pushed Back, Emails Show

Joe Lhota says he is a per-diem worker who can hold outside paid positions A New York state ethics panel advised Metropolitan Transportation Authority Chairman Joe Lhota last year to avoid holding outside positions paying him more than $5,000 annually but it reversed course after he pushed back, newly disclosed records show. The about-face by the panel 78

June 28, 2018 6:46 PM Agent says Rick Nash unsure if he'll play next season

One of the biggest names in NHL free agency has informed teams he's not on the market. Rick Nash, 34, is taking time to contemplate whether to play in the 2018-19 season, according to his agent Joe Resnick, who declined to detail what Nash's considerations were with regard to his future. Nash has suffered several reported concussions during his NHL career 54

June 19, 2018 9:00 PM Nine candidates vying to replace GOP Rep. Blake Farenthold in Texas special election

PORT ARANSAS, Texas – A parade of candidates of are angling to replace Texas Rep. Blake Farenthold, R-Corpus Christi, whose seat has been vacant for months. Farenthold was dogged by sexual harassment allegations and ethics scandals when he abruptly resigned in April. That set off a scramble to fill his seat – with nine candidates entering the race to try and fill it. The high interest 129

June 7, 2018 6:07 PM Latest top Pruitt aide to depart is EPA legal counsel

WASHINGTON – The legal counsel for Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt has become the latest top aide to leave. The EPA confirmed the departure of legal counsel Sarah Greenwalt in a statement Thursday from Pruitt. Greenwalt is due to appear this month before a panel of House Oversight committee staffers investigating a series of ethics 86

June 5, 2018 2:19 PM RFK's legacy is still alive today

9 events that changed the world in 1968 Peniel Joseph is the Barbara Jordan Chair in Ethics and Political Values and the founding director of the Center for the Study of Race and Democracy at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin, where he is also a professor of history. He is the author of several books, most recently 102

May 31, 2018 11:57 AM Dems in danger of botching California's 'jungle primary'

Lt. Gen. Jerry Boykin (Ret.) discusses House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi's criticism of President Trump for canceling the summit with Kim Jong Un. The California primary next Tuesday could serve as a sentinel indicating whether the House of Representatives is truly in play in the midterms. But of late, Democrats are struggling in the Golden State. And if they can't 112

May 18, 2018 1:33 PM Fed Pick Clarida Holds at Least $9 Million in Job-Related Financial Assets

Vice chairman nominee holds other assets valued at between $12 million and $54 million, documents show Richard Clarida, President Donald Trump’s nominee for Federal Reserve vice chairman, holds employment-related financial assets valued at between $9 million and $39 million, according to documents certified by the U.S. Office of Government Ethics 65

May 11, 2018 4:14 PM Trump says he still has confidence in EPA chief Pruitt

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said that embattled Environmental Protection Agency Director Scott Pruitt still has his confidence. Pruitt has been criticized for a series of potential ethics lapses, including flying first class, excessive spending on security, and the rental of a room in a Washington condominium owned by the wife of an energy 99

May 4, 2018 8:11 PM Ethics Commission asks Legislature to decide bitcoins

Ethics Commission asks Legislature to decide bitcoins The Wisconsin Ethics Commission is asking the state Legislature to decide what to do about campaign donations made in bitcoin and other digital currencies. The commission's administrator on Friday asked the chairmen of Senate and Assembly elections committees to address the issue and "provide clarity 66