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2006-06-05 10:30:13

By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Members of the U.S. Congress and their aides took free trips worth nearly $50 million paid for by corporations, trade associations and other private groups between January 2000 and June 2005, according to a study released on Monday.

2006-05-24 22:13:17

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Justice Department official denied a report on Wednesday that the speaker of the House of Representatives, Dennis Hastert, is under investigation by the FBI in connection with a corruption probe.

2006-05-24 19:19:19

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. Justice Department official denied a report on Wednesday that the speaker of the House of Representatives, Dennis Hastert, is under investigation by the FBI in connection with a corruption probe.

2006-05-17 20:35:10

By Andy Sullivan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The long-paralyzed House ethics panel said on Wednesday it would investigate several lawmakers for their role in a series of corruption scandals that have cast a shadow over Congress.

2006-05-11 16:57:03

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Rep. Tom DeLay of Texas said on Thursday he would formally resign his seat in Congress effective June 9, clearing the way for another Republican to take his spot on the November election ballot.

2006-05-08 13:17:30

By James Vicini and Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A former top aide to Ohio Republican Rep. Bob Ney pleaded guilty on Monday and agreed to cooperate in an expanding political corruption investigation centered on disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff.

2006-05-08 08:40:54

By James Vicini WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A former top aide to Ohio Republican Rep. Bob Ney is expected to plead guilty on Monday in connection with corruption investigation of lobbyist Jack Abramoff, a source familiar with the case said.

2006-05-03 17:33:07

By Andy Sullivan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Rattled by corruption scandals, the House of Representatives narrowly passed a package of ethics reforms on Wednesday that Democrats decried as a "sham, which would do little to clean up Congress.

2006-04-25 16:23:00

By Andy Sullivan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Congressional watchdogs blasted an ethics reform bill pending in the House of Representatives on Tuesday as a "scam" that would do little to curb the influence of money in politics.

2006-04-19 14:37:02

HOUSTON (Reuters) - A Texas appeals court on Wednesday upheld a lower court's decision to throw out a conspiracy charge against former U.S. House of Representatives Republican leader Tom DeLay.


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gazingstock
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.
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