House Ethics Committee Finds Luis Gutiérrez And Bobby Rush in Violation, Orders Payments

Politics | Henry Rodgers
Rep. Bobby L. Rush/Rep. Luis Gutierrez/Getty Images

‘Violation of House rules and federal law’

Rep. Franks Resigns For Asking Staffers To Be His Child's Surrogate

Politics | Robert Donachie
Rep. Trent Franks (R-AZ) listens during a news conference for the launch of the Congressional HIV/AIDS Caucus on Capitol Hill on September 15, 2011 in Washington, DC. Franks is a co-chair of the caucus, along with Rep. Jim McDermott (D-WA) and Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA). The bi-partisan caucus has attracted approximately 50 members. Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images.

‘I have always tried to create a very warm and supportive atmosphere’

Ethics Committee Opens Investigation Into Top Democrat Who Paid Off Sexual Harassment Accuser

Politics | Peter Hasson
Committee chairman Rep. John Conyers (D-MI) holds a House Judiciary Committee hearing on the George W. Bush presidency, called "Executive Power and Its Constitutional Limitation", on Capitol Hill in Washington, July 25, 2008. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

John Conyers accused of being a serial sexual harasser who preyed on vulnerable, female staffers.