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"… S. Sen. Thom Tillis in what was one of the nation’s most hotly contested Senate races. Crossroads GPS reported giving Carolina Rising $4.82 million, or r …"

"… tegist and former advisor to then-President George W. Bush. Targeting the Senate But the new tax filing shows Crossroads GPS also gave millions in additio …"

"… 2014 elections, when the parties battled fiercely over control of the U.S. Senate. Republicans won, and the new documents prove Crossroads’ influence was …"

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"… oup. That does not include the former leaders of both the Assembly and the Senate, who were charged in unrelated corruption schemes earlier this year but re …"

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"… oup. That does not include the former leaders of both the Assembly and the Senate, who were charged in unrelated corruption schemes earlier this year but re …"

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"… he state’s ethics code favors participation over recusal. The House and Senate also have ethics committees, but the House panel hasn’t met since 2003 a …"

"… ave ethics committees, but the House panel hasn’t met since 2003 and the Senate committee last met in 1999. Some violations surface anyway, such as when a …"

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"… in managing the budget," said David Byerman, former secretary of the state Senate. The legislature employs an auditor to dig into the finances of …"

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"… arent violations and other eyebrow-raising practices. For example, former Senate President Peter Bragdon was able to empty out his campaign account in 2014 …"

"… for “expenses I had incurred related to my role as state senator and/or Senate (president) and paid out of my pocket.” None of those expenses were docu …"

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"… whether it's a tax on fish, a tax on resources, or a funding bill,” said Senate President Kevin Meyer, a Republican. Longstanding debate over the rule re …"

"… ast what could have been deciding yes votes in favor: the bill cleared the Senate 11-9. (Parnell, who signed the bill into law, had also worked for the oil …"

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"… tol, known as the Roundhouse, and a special blow to the image of the state Senate, where a Democratic lawmaker of 18 years had recently resigned in the face …"

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"… n March raised lawmakers’ pay to $39,400, and in exchange, the House and Senate agreed to eliminate reimbursements for most office expenses. However, lavi …"

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"… bribes and kickbacks. Then, less than four months later, it was the state Senate leader, Republican Dean Skelos, who federal prosecutors charged with bribe …"

"… a no-show job he secured for his son.  Skelos was the fifth straight Senate leader to be charged with corruption. And finally, two months after that, …"

"… er to be charged with corruption. And finally, two months after that, the Senate’s second-ranking Republican, Thomas Libous, was convicted of lying to th …"

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"… for legislative accountability despite the legal woes of Yee and two other Senate Democrats, Rod Wright of Los Angeles, and Ron Calderon of Montebello. Wrig …"

"… 2008. Calderon faces a federal trial on political corruption charges. The Senate’s image was further tarnished by disclosures that the director of human …"

"… d five of her family members and three members of her softball team in the Senate, as reported by the Sacramento Bee. The case broke into public view w …"

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"… me to the present. The images of three former House speakers and a former Senate president pro tempore now bear engraved plates memorializing the dates of …"

"… ugh gift ban bills have been introduced and approved in the state House or Senate — as recently as last year— they've always fizzled before becoming fin …"

"… standoff between Wolf, a Democrat, and the Republican-led state House and Senate, now feels clouded by the record campaign spending. Wolf wants to raise mo …"

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"… epted $95,000 in public funds in 2014 in his first run for office, a state Senate seat. So did his Republican opponent. But fearing that his high profile wo …"

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"… ate. In the end, only 24 lawmakers provided the records. “The Senate president and speaker of the House have a lot of power to punish members w …"

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"… ing. One pair of eyes looks toward the House chamber, the other toward the Senate. That's mere coincidence, most likely, and not intended as a warning to l …"

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"… state’s laws and oversight are inadequate. “For years, the House and Senate were on public notice from Harrell’s disclosure forms that his use of po …"

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"… y and quickly available online through the secretary of state’s office. Senate President Pro-Tem Brent Hill, a Republican, said technology has made Idaho …"

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"… including a host of provisions championed by Abbott, collapsed in a House-Senate stalemate in the final hours before the session adjourned. Buried in the i …"

"… cry for tougher campaign finance laws by passing out $10,000 checks in the Senate chamber. Outrage over Pilgrim’s political largesse helped make ethics a …"

"… named thousands of appointees who were vetted and confirmed by the Texas Senate, subject to strict ethics and disclosure laws, and served in most cases wi …"

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"… a lot of power grabbing going on,” said state Sen. Anthony Hensley, the Senate Democratic leader, adding that below the surface, “there's corruption, t …"

"… peals from his own pool of candidates, subject only to confirmation by the Senate. After that change, Brownback's first appointment to the Court of Appeals …"

"… sues The Kansas Legislature – as well as its key budget committees, the Senate Ways and Means Committee and the House Appropriations Committee – are do …"

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"… the public’s business. Whether it’s redistricting, closed Republican Senate caucuses, secretive Medicaid expansion discussions or a lack of political …"

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"… d look across the building to simultaneously see what’s happening in the Senate. From that same spot, they can see judicial leaders’ offices on the seco …"

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"… , though the Assembly must now approve versions of the bills passed by the Senate. Last month, Walker signed a law that prohibits prosecutors …"

"… ssembly is slated to meet later this month to consider changes made by the Senate.   Campaign finance laws in tumult As the campaign finance oversigh …"

"… roved versions of the changes, and the Assembly is expected to take up the Senate version when it meets later this month. With Walker back in Wis …"

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"… …"

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"… in the state’s secret system of funding election campaign activities. A Senate committee was meeting in the Capitol to discuss and approve a bill that wo …"

"… n and preserve Michigan’s “dark money” campaign practices. House and Senate approval of the bill soon followed, as did Gov. Rick Snyder’s signature. …"

"… in rare in Michigan courts, and they are even rarer in the state House and Senate. When apparent conflicts of interest arise due to a lawmaker’s occupatio …"

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"… verning the disclosure of public information. Instead, the state House and Senate have their own set of rules governing how and when they give the public ac …"

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"… eves is a member of the executive branch. But he’s also president of the Senate, and a spokeswoman for the lieutenant governor told a reporter that his of …"

"… overnor told a reporter that his office was handling the case according to Senate rules. “It’s hit or miss in Mississippi,” said Anita Lee, a reporte …"

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"… y of the current practices make a mockery of the words engraved inside the Senate chamber: “Nothing is politically right that is morally wrong.” More r …"

"… l harassment of legislative interns. Meanwhile, Progress Missouri accused Senate committee chairmen of regularly violating the state’s open meetings law, …"

"… aw, known as the Sunshine Law. In a lawsuit filed in April, the group said Senate chairmen arbitrarily denied its requests to shoot video of public committe …"

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"… , the commission doesn’t have jurisdiction over members of the House and Senate. And the level of scrutiny varies here: The Senate audits every campaign r …"

"… embers of the House and Senate. And the level of scrutiny varies here: The Senate audits every campaign report, but the House has only begun to create a for …"

"… ibed a gym membership as “campaign worker-gratuity.” Ford resigned his Senate seat in 2013 and earlier this year was sentenced to five years of probatio …"

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"… jolt to the precarious credibility of New York’s political system. State Senate President Dean G. Skelos of Long Island was arrested Monday morning, marki …"

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"… n is fighting for a second term in one of the nation’s more high-profile Senate races. Republican Scott Brown, who previously served in the U.S. Senate r …"

"… e Senate races. Republican Scott Brown, who previously served in the U.S. Senate representing Massachusetts, last month launched a Senate campaign in the G …"

"… erved in the U.S. Senate representing Massachusetts, last month launched a Senate campaign in the Granite State. Also seeking the GOP Senate nomination are …"

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