The House Ethics Committee abandoned its probe of Eric Massa this afternoon–according to The Washington Post–concluding that it couldn’t do anything to the former congressman even if it uncovered the fracking, or snorkeling, or text messages that appeared to be out there.
Republicans are pressing for the committee Read More
Roll Call reports (subscription) today that an investigation headed up by the acting chief of the Capitol Police has concluded that the car crash involving Patrick Kennedy last week was “a symptom of a broader problem of ‘political policing’ being encouraged by agency brass.”
From Roll Call:
Union officials are particularly upset that Read More
I don’t care whether it was Ambien or alcohol; I wonder whether Patrick Kennedy isn’t—unconsciously—seeking a way out of politics with his latest run-in with the law. Kennedy last went into rehab just five months ago, now he’s going back. The Almanac of American Politics reports that he had several Read More