Most ethical Congress in History? Umm, yeah, not so much… Jim Geraghty has the list, starting with Connecticut’s own Chris Dodd: SEN. CHRIS DODD (D., CONN.): Dodd is most notably and recently in trouble for the provision of the stimulus bill that ensured that already-existing contracts for bonuses at companies receiving federal bailout money would be honored. In […]
From the Wall Street Journal: New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson has withdrawn his nomination to be Barack Obama’s commerce secretary. The move comes as a federal grand jury is investigating how a California company that contributed to Richardson’s political activities won a lucrative New Mexico state contract. Ed Morrissey has video at Hot Air.