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usregimechange Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-22-11 06:30 PM
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Timing of Sen. Ensign resignation raises questions (about what ethics probe has uncovered)
Edited on Fri Apr-22-11 06:33 PM by usregimechange
By CRISTINA SILVA
Associated Press

LAS VEGAS -- U.S. Sen. John Ensign's decision this week to resign marked a mysterious change of heart for the Nevada Republican, raising questions about what an ongoing Senate ethics probe has uncovered while also muddling the field of candidates for congressional seats now held by the GOP headed into a key election year.

Leaders of the Senate Ethics Committee noted tersely that Ensign made the proper decision in turning in a letter of resignation amid their unfinished two-year probe of his conduct.

Read more: http://www.miamiherald.com/2011/04/22/2181199/timing-of...
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Tx4obama Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-22-11 06:39 PM
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1. They should finish the investigation and then hold a trial and take away his retirement benefits n/t
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PuraVidaDreamin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-22-11 06:42 PM
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2. and healthcare benefits
Press ON damnit!
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Snoutport Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-22-11 06:45 PM
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3. and social security and medicare
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malaise Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-22-11 07:14 PM
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7. That only happens to the public sector workers
The Senate should publish what they found.
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bluestate10 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-22-11 06:48 PM
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4. Agree. Investigators should finish the investigation and file a report.
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opihimoimoi Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-22-11 06:52 PM
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5. Someone gonna file suit,,,odds are good
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randr Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-22-11 07:09 PM
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6. If they spent two years of tax payer money and let him walk
they should be made to pay back their time on this account.
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