GEORGIA — Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas is the target of an ethics examination, investigated by The NY Times, as to whether he misused his “prestige of office” to persuade his friend Harlan Crow to fund a museum in Pin Point, Georgia. Thomas, who is from Pin Point, introduced residents to Crow, who the Times […]

Waters insists she did nothing wrong. “I have not violated any House rules,” she said in a statement released Monday. “I simply will not be forced to admit to something I did not do and instead have chosen to respond to charges made by the [ethics committee] in a public hearing. … The case against […]

Nearly 16 months after leaving office amid a criminal investigation, former Sheriff Gerald McFaul was charged today with two felony counts of theft in office and a misdemeanor ethics offense. The longest serving sheriff in Cuyahoga County history could spend up to 10 years in prison. The felony charges each carry a prison sentence of […]