Members of Congress too close to lobbyists?
The union of Rep. John Dingell (D-Mich.) and lobbyist Debbie Insley brought together very divergent interests: the lawmaker's obligation to craft legislation that serves the public and his wife's financial dependency on an industry whose fortunes were directly affected by Congress. The Dingells have always been open about their relationship, and the evidence is that they have always complied with the rules. But the mere existence of such a conflict resonates at a time of close ethical scrutiny on Wall Street, in government and elsewhere. Read the full article.
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