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Ethics Watch

Eli Saslow writes in The Washington Post about a key White House staffer you'd never heard of before: Norm Eisen. "Eisen is the White House ethics adviser, the guardian of Obama's integrity, and he is called for consultation every time...

By Dan Froomkin  |  March 13, 2009; 12:24 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Ethics  
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When Mistakes Are Made

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By Dan Froomkin  |  February 4, 2009; 2:16 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (46)
Categories:  Ethics , Financial Crisis  
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A Changing Culture?

Was the Daschle drama a symptom of a changing culture in Washington? Or a symbol of how intractable it is? R. Jeffrey Smith, Cecilia Kang and Joe Stephens write in The Washington Post: "A classic rule of Washington's political culture...

By Dan Froomkin  |  February 4, 2009; 1:03 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Ethics  
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Why Daschle Stepped Down

Daschle at the Senate yesterday. (Melina Mara/The Washington Post) President Obama's good friend, trusted advisor and would-be health czar withdrew his nomination as secretary of health and human services today as the controversy over his failure to pay back taxes...

By Dan Froomkin  |  February 3, 2009; 12:46 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (109)
Categories:  Ethics  
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The Daschle Dilemma

Thomas A. Daschle's nomination to be secretary of health and human services got tripped up on Friday by the disclosure of a series of tax filing errors made over the past three years, including his failure to pay taxes on...

By Dan Froomkin  |  February 2, 2009; 12:25 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (27)
Categories:  Ethics  
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Lobbyist Watch

Carrie Budoff Brown writes for Politico: "The new chief of staff to health reform czar Tom Daschle was a lobbyist through late last year and will have to recuse himself from issues he worked to influence, an administration aide said...

By Dan Froomkin  |  January 30, 2009; 11:47 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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