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Politics 2: Electric Boogaloo
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2-Jan-2017, 11:08 PM

House Republicans voted 119-74 Monday night in favor of a proposal that would gut Congress’ outside ethics watchdog and remove its independence.

Republican Virginia Rep. Bob Goodlatte’s proposal would place the independent Office of Congressional Ethics – an initial watchdog for House members but without power to punish members – under oversight of those very lawmakers.