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Glass Houses

Congressional Ethics And The Politics Of Venom, 1st Edition

By Mary Tolchin


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While members of the House and Senate confront the public's changing attitudes toward money, sex, and power, they are also forced to raise ever-escalating sums to finance their campaigns. Practices tolerated a decade ago now may cost lawmakers their seats or land them in jail. Lawmakers often don't know if they live in Salem or Gomorrah. Using new

Table of Contents

The Ethics Wars -- The Apple and Other Temptations -- Joe McCarthy and the Ethics Process -- Abscam and the "Keating Five" -- The New Rules of the Ethics Wars -- Sex - The Sin of Hypocrisy -- Torricelli, the CIA, and the Intelligence Committee -- Forgery -- The Noble Lie -- The Politics of Venom

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Mary Tolchin

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