Guest Host: Terence Smith

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.

Guests

  • Rep. Howard Berman (D-CA), served 6 years as ranking Democrat on the House Ethics Committee
  • Fred Wertheimer Founder and president of Democracy 21
  • Norman Ornstein 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."

Related Links

Topics + Tags

Comments

comments powered by Disqus
Most Recent Shows

Verdine White On 45 Years With Earth, Wind & Fire

Monday, Jul 25 2016Forty-five years ago, the band “Earth, Wind and Fire” introduced audiences to a new kind of funk--one that fused soul, jazz, Latin and pop. Bassist Verdine White talks to guest host Derek McGinty about breaking racial boundaries in music and how the band is still evolving.

Friday News Roundup – International

Friday, Jul 22 2016Turkey declares a state of emergency and arrests thousands after a failed coup. Donald Trump suggests he'd put conditions on protecting NATO allies. And Russia loses an appeal in a sports doping case. A panel of journalists joins guest host Frank Sesno for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Friday News Roundup – Domestic

Friday, Jul 22 2016The Republican National Convention ends with a divided GOP. Hillary Clinton prepares to select her running mate. And Roger Ailes resigns from Fox News over sexual harassment allegations. A panel of journalists joins guest host Frank Sesno for analysis of the week's top international news stories.