House Panel Examines Pay-to-Play Accusations

June 13, 2009

After months of trying, U.S. House Republicans have scored a hit on Democratic counterparts, forcing the Ethics Committee to confirm that it is examining the tie between earmarks and campaign contributions.

The “review,” as it was termed, was confirmed in a joint statement by Reps. Zoe Lofgren, D-Calif., and Jo Bonner, R-Ala., and added that the committee would release future statements as appropriate.

Read more: (Dennis B. Roddy, “House Panel Examines Pay-to-Play Accusations,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 6/13/09)