‘Most Ethical Congress in History.’ Man, that *never* gets old.
Forget ‘outraged’: if anyone is surprised then they haven’t been paying attention. Lobbyists and corporate officials talked bluntly in e-mail exchanges about connections between making generous campaign donations and securing
Jack Murtha (D): INCOMPETENT Earmarker?
I mean, it’s bad enough that he’s doing it: but apparently it’s not even working. In 2005, Rep. John P. Murtha announced here that a technology firm was moving into
Jake Towne for Congress – Pennsylvania 15th District
Constitutional conservative Jake Towne, a Chemical Engineer by trade, has a firm understanding of how the free market functions. However, he has been so disturbed by the federal manipulation of
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Apparently Rep. Anna Eschoo (D*, CA) has a different definition…
…of ‘courageous stand’ than I, and probably you, do: Pelosi’s silence on [PMA-linked Rep. Pete] Visclosky [D*, IN] has been deafening considering how quickly she moved to strip committee memberships
Another Day, Another Democrat With Ethics Questions
Norm Dicks, come on down! Last year, Rep. Norm Dicks (D-Wash.) secured five defense earmarks for private companies in his hometown of Bremerton, Wash., worth a total of $10 million.
House Ethics Panel Investigates Murtha, Visclosky, Moran
No surprise here: The House ethics committee indicated Thursday that it was reviewing the links between a number of lawmakers and the now-defunct lobbying firm The PMA Group. The Committee
Is Pelosi holding off on the PMA probe because of Jim Moran?
Trying to ensure that Brian Moran’s bid for Virginia Governor isn’t overshadowed by his brother going to jail is as good an explanation as any for the Democrats’ unwillingness to
Visclosky Steps Aside Amid Ethics Investigation [UPDATED]
Update: Since I posted on this earlier, Roll Call reports that Visclosky’s Chief of Staff has resigned his post. Does he know something about the pave and possible outcome of
Murtha’s Nephew under the media microscope.
When a newspaper is associating pictures like this: …to stories about said politician’s nephew: well, articles like this are almost redundant. Nephew Mentioned Rep. Murtha in Dealings as Contractor Robert
Anti-corruption groups want PMA probe.
This will do. For a start. Via Geraghty: Watchdog Groups Join Calls for PMA Probe House Democratic leaders face new pressure from four watchdog groups usually allied with them to
Best Served Cold Watch: Obama abandoning Murtha.
I have to admit that when it comes to avenging slights made against it this administration has both total recall and infinite patience. What’s below (via Instapundit) is probably the
Rep. Jim Moran’s (D, VA) brother sudden recipient of defense largesse.
In a stunning coincidence*, there seems to be a certain correlation between the contributions of the Virginian Moran Boys: Moran Campaign Contributors Have Business Before Brother More than a dozen
Carolyn McCarthy (D, NY-04): PMA Porker.
I mention this not so much because she’s unique – she isn’t, especially among Democrats – but because she has her eye on higher office these days. Rep. Carolyn McCarthy
PMA head used family members to pay off Democrat appropriators.
I’m not a federal prosecutor. That means that I don’t have to bend over backward to avoid making what is really a fairly obvious statement. Via Instapundit: PMA Lobbyist, Relatives
Fausta’s podcast (03/16/09): Engel, PMA, and organic food.
In which I Jacobin all over the place again. Link here, or listen below. I like doing these, so you’re stuck with me mentioning these when I do them. Some