gets booby prize: kicked off powerful Ways and Means, gets Small
McDermott violated ethics standards, says Ethics
The good people of Louisiana have
spoken: William Jefferson re-elected.
Ethics Committee: GOP leaders knew for years about Mark
29: Alcee Hastings passed
over for Intelligence Committee chair.
waitress says Jim Gibbons trying to silence
House aide David Safavian gets 18
months in Abramoff scandal.
20: Charges against Don Sherwood
become campaign issue: did
he abuse his ex-mistress?
Gibbons and his encounter with a Las Vegas cocktail waitress.
raids Curt Weldon's daughter's house.
Reid to amend ethics reports.
Kolbe under investigation over
trip with ex-pages.
Weldon under investigation for
contracts for his daughter.
pleads guilty; Republican leaders vow to oust him if he doesn't
office knew last year about Foley problem;
FBI now interested.
30: Mark Foley
with a former congressional page.
adamantly denying it, Bob Ney admits selling
businessman gets 7 years for bribing William
McKinney loses in primary.
Ney packs it in; will "retire" from House.
Court agrees: DeLay stays on the ballot.
court says DeLay must stay on Texas ballot.
biographical fudging by challenger to Mollohan.
Doolittle criticized for funneling campaign money to wife's
10: Former Jerry
Lewis aide comes back to House with $2 million bonus from lobbying
of Jefferson's office constitutional.
Oops! Did Bob
Ney forget to tell the whole truth to Senate investigators?
Those pesky earmarks: did Dennis
Hastert, Ken Calvert, and Gary
Miller profit from them?
20: Former White House Budget Aide David Safavian found
guilty in Abramoff scandal . .
Grand jury rejects indictment of Cynthia
McKinney . . .
16: House strips William
Jefferson of Ways & Means committee seat. . .
Mollohan admits to misstating dozens of financial transactions on
financial disclosure form. . . .
9: Bye-Bye to the Hammer.
Tom DeLay's last day in Congress. . . .
Stepdaughter of Rep. Jerry
Lewis paid more than $40,000 from PAC with close ties to Lewis. .
retirement account from lobbyist; total to DeLay family:
$400,000. . .
$50 million spent
on privately funded trips for Members of
Congress, spouses, and aides. . .
no-no!! Sen. Harry Reid takes free boxing
tickets while legislation was pending. . .
on tape! Feds videotape Jefferson
accepting $100,000 bribe. . .
20: FBI raids Jefferson's Capitol Hill
office. . .
looking into allegations against Robert
Torricelli concerning oil-for-food program. . .
Finally!! After 16 months, Ethics
Committee starts investigating Ney, Jefferson, and Cunningham. .
U.S. Attorney in
Los Angeles investigating Rep. Jerry Lewis
in connection with Cunningham. . .
reveals witness wore a wire in Jefferson
probe. . .
aide to Bob Ney pleads guilty. . .
4: House narrowly approves weak Ethics
bill . . .
pleads guilty to bribing William Jefferson
. . .
Allegations of prostitutes supplied to Duke
Cunningham . . .
going after Bob Ney . . .
steps down from Ethics Committee. . . .
21: John Doolittle and wife putting campaign money in their
pockets, and check out their friends. .
investigating Ethics Committee member Alan
Mollohan . . .
apologizes for whacking a Capitol Hill police officer . . .
announces resignation . .
rejects call to create Office of Public Integrity
DeLay aide pleads guilty . . .
Congressional aides subpoenaed in William
Jefferson investigation . . .
31: Jim McDermott told to pay $700,000 . . .
Round One: Abramoff
gets 5 years 10 months . . .
Duke Cunningham gets 8 years . . .
between Chelsea Clinton and a BadBoy . . .
9: BadBoy Tom DeLay says he really didn't know Jack Abramoff . . .
Carroll Hubbard wants to come back to Washington. . . .
11: Brett Pfeffer, a
former legislative director to the Honorable William
pleaded guilty to aiding and abetting bribery of a public official . .