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Tuesday, December 7, 2021

So Much for Ethics

Here we are just over 10 years after the GOP seized control of Congress, and the House Republicans have become accustomed to power. That’s why it was especially shameless when the Republican leadership set out to kill a rule that would have required GOP leader Tom DeLay to step down if indicted – as appeared possible because of an investigation back home in Texas.

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Republicans Pull End Run on Ethics Rule Changes

A day after backing off a rules change that would have allowed an indicted congressional leader to retain his post, the House of Representatives on Tuesday adopted a separate change that will make it harder to pursue ethics probes of members of Congress.

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Gonzales Opponents Line Up to Testify

A former human rights official under President Clinton and two other critics of the Bush administration’s treatment of terrorism detainees will testify at confirmation hearings for Attorney General nominee Alberto Gonzales, Senate Republicans said Tuesday.

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White House Eyes Social Security Accounts

President Bush is expected to unveil his plan for a Social Security overhaul in late February, with administration officials eyeing investment accounts that would hold two-thirds of workers’ annual payroll taxes.

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White House Eyes Social Security Accounts

President Bush is expected to unveil his plan for a Social Security overhaul in late February, with administration officials eyeing investment accounts that would hold two-thirds of workers’ annual payroll taxes.

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Congress Convenes With Broken Promises

In a show of strength at the dawn of a new Congress, majority Republicans passed new ethics standards opposed by House Democrats on Tuesday and threatened to change Senate rules if necessary to confirm President Bush’s court appointees.

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