Congress' mutual "truce" on filing ethics complaints seems to be at an end, now that the House Ethics Committee is launching its first investigation in several years. We'll look at some of the allegations of Capitol Hill ethical breaches now being raised by lawmakers and watchdog groups.
is resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute; coauthor with Thomas Mann of "The Broken Branch: How Congress Is Failing America and How to Get It Back on Track."
Founder and president of Democracy 21
(D-CA), served 6 years as ranking Democrat on the House Ethics Committee