Senate Passes Ethics Reform, 96-2

Friday, January 19, 2007

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The U.S. Senate on January 18 overwhelmingly passed an ethics bill after breaking a stalemate over a Republican proposal on earmarks that had threatened to kill the legislation. A 55-43 vote adopted an NRA-backed Republican amendment that deleted a provision that would have expanded the definition of lobbyist to include grass-roots organizers, possibly including ministers and neighborhood groups.

Read About It: Washington Times

POSTED: Friday, January 19, 2007

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