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Ethics panel to probe complaints against Devin Nunes

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The Latest on the congressional inquiry into Russian meddling in the 2016 election (all times local): 10:20 a.m. The House Ethics Committee is investigating allegations that intelligence committee Chairman Devin Nunes may have made unauthorized disclosures of classified information. The full 10-member committee is investigating the allegations, a departure from the usual procedure of having a smaller subcommittee handle a probe, and an indication of the seriousness of the claims. The California Republican congressman says several left-wing activist groups have…

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New report says Florida still has issues with political corruption

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Florida continues to have some issues with political corruption. That, according to the new survey from the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics Corruption in America. The report is based on responses from hundreds of journalists covering state politics, along with issues related to corruption across all 50 states. Both legal and illegal corruption is measured, with illegal corruption defined as private gains such as cash or gifts by a government official in exchange for specific benefits. Legal corruption, meanwhile, is…

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Jeff Greene responds to Scott Rothstein sentencing, launches petition to end political corruption in Florida

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Jeff Greene, Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate, launched a new online website and petition at, which highlights the corruption scandals in which Charlie Crist, Marco Rubio and Kendrick Meek are all involved. The site asks Florida voters to sign the petition and help stop the corruption by career politicians and elect a U.S. senator that will put Florida first. In addition, the Greene campaign issued the statement below regarding the sentencing of Charlie Crist’s corrupt political donor Scott Rothstein. Rothstein,…

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Jeff Greene: Is Kendrick Meek clueless or worse?

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Today, Jeff Greene for Florida launched a new viral video and website at The parody viral video and website highlight career politician Kendrick Meek’s ties to a criminal fraud case involving indicted developer Dennis Stackhouse. The St. Petersburg Times, in an editorial, said Meek’s explanation of his role in the scandal made Meek “clueless or worse.” On the website, voters can learn the facts, watch the video and decide for themselves, by voting if Meek is clueless or worse.…

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