The House ethics committee said Friday that although House Republican leaders were negligent and "willfully ignorant" of former Rep. Mark Foley's behavior toward male pages, they broke no rules in their handling of the situation. Washington Post reporter Charles Babbington…
The House ethics committee criticized members and aides for leaving male pages vulnerable to Rep. Mark Foley's improper sexual advances even though the first concerns were reported more than a decade ago.
By PBS NewsHour
Several Republican moderates won't be rejoining Congress next session after November's midterm elections. NewsHour correspondent Kwame Holman reports on the election casualties.
The day after the midterm elections, results continued to roll in giving Democrats more House seats and putting them in the majority. A handful of other races remained too close to call…
By PBS NewsHour
Political analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks discuss U.S. reaction to North Korea's nuclear test, the congressional page scandal involving former Rep. Mark Foley, R-Fla., and the congressional races in the midterm elections.
Political analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks discuss the Tennessee Senate race, other competitive midterm election matchups, and the political implications of the scandal over Rep. Mark Foley's involvement with young male pages.
One week after Rep. Mark Foley, R-Fla., resigned over explicit messages to a congressional page, the House ethics committee has launched an investigation into how the leadership handled the matter.
Less than five weeks before the midterm elections, polls suggest that events such as the war in Iraq and the scandal surrounding former Rep. Mark Foley, R-Fla., are not affecting people's party affiliation, though many say the developments will affect…
Several news organizations knew months ago about the explicit messages that Rep. Mark Foley, R-Fla., sent to male congressional pages but decided not to report on them. One of the editors involved in the decision-making explains why.
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