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2006-02-09 13:18:40

By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives, rocked by an ethics scandal, gathered at a secluded Maryland town on Thursday for a retreat, hoping to regroup under new leadership and position themselves to retain power in November's elections.

2006-02-08 17:14:10

By Andy Sullivan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Sens. John McCain and Barack Obama patched up a feud and pledged on Wednesday to work together to enact new lobbying limits in the wake of the Jack Abramoff influence-peddling scandal.

2006-02-02 15:40:40

By Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Ohio Republican Rep. John Boehner is a low-key Midwestern conservative whose sociable exterior masks the toughness of an experienced and canny politician, now in the top ranks of congressional leadership.

2006-02-02 15:46:27

By Richard Cowan and Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Rep. John Boehner of Ohio upset a former deputy to indicted Texan Tom DeLay on Thursday to become majority leader of the scandal-rocked U.S. House of Representatives.

2006-02-02 14:38:24

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Rep. John Boehner of Ohio upset a former deputy to indicted Texan Tom DeLay on Thursday to become majority leader of the scandal-rocked U.S. House of Representatives. Rep.

2006-02-02 09:05:14

By Richard Cowan and Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives, trying to move beyond an ethics scandal that threatens their hold on power, will meet behind closed doors on Thursday to elect a majority leader to replace indicted Rep.

2006-02-01 17:30:15

By Steve Holland NASHVILLE, Tennessee (Reuters) - President Bush on Wednesday called for overhauling the way lobbyists do business in Washington in the wake of the Jack Abramoff scandal, and the House of Representatives took a first step but delayed introduction of a broader measure.

2006-01-22 15:06:37

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - At least five photos show U.S. President George W. Bush with the lobbyist at the center of a corruption scandal, TIME magazine reported on Sunday.

2006-01-21 11:42:27

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrats accused Republicans on Saturday of using "doublespeak" and abusing their power in order to help special interest groups.

2006-01-18 17:48:18

By Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrats on Wednesday unveiled their cure for ethics scandals that have engulfed the Republican-controlled Congress, including shutting down "pay-to-play" arrangements that created unusually close ties between lawmakers and lobbyists.


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  • Having no light.
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