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House ethics panel finds no wrongdoing by Vern Buchanan

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The House Ethics Committee on Friday ended a four-year probe into Republican Rep. Vern Buchanan of Florida, finding no evidence that the lawmaker violated House rules. The ethics panel said in a report that there is not enough evidence to conclude that Buchanan himself was aware of unlawful payments made by companies affiliated with him to reimburse campaign contributors. Still, the committee cautioned Buchanan to “exercise more diligence over affairs related to his campaign.” Buchanan, in his fifth term representing…

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DNC blasts Jeb Bush for ‘unspeakably vulgar’ comment on ‘anchor babies’

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Jeb Bush is feeling the heat of Donald Trump‘s unexpected dominance in the GOP race for president. Although the former Florida governor has said that the immigration proposals released by Trump earlier this week, which include calling for an end to birthright citizenship — simply aren’t practical, he used the derogatory term “anchor babies” when speaking about it on a nationally syndicated radio show on Wednesday. “If there’s abuse, if people are bringing — pregnant women are coming in to…

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