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House Ethics panel to investigate Rep. Trey Radel on cocaine bust

WASHINGTON, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- The U.S. House Ethics Committee said it will formally investigate alleged misconduct by Rep. Trey Radel, R-Fla., who pleaded guilty to cocaine possession.

House Ethics Committee defers to FBI on probe of Rep. Michael Grimm

WASHINGTON, Nov. 27 (UPI) -- The U.S. House Ethics Committee said Tuesday it would defer its probe of Rep. Michael Grimm, R-N.Y., at the request of the Justice Department.
Congress closes STOCK Act loophole

Congress closes STOCK Act loophole

WASHINGTON, Aug. 3 (UPI) -- House Republicans closed a potential loophole in their insider trading law that could have let family members of some lawmakers profit from insider information.
Democrats urge release of report on Waters

Democrats urge release of report on Waters

WASHINGTON, June 8 (UPI) -- U.S. House Democrats called for the release of a special counsel's report dismissing claims that Rep. Maxine Waters' rights were violated during an inquiry.

Guilty plea in campaign funds fraud

SACRAMENTO, March 30 (UPI) -- A California woman pleaded guilty in federal court Friday to misappropriating millions of dollars while serving as treasurer for political campaign committees.

Calif. Democrat allegedly robbed campaigns

LOS ANGELES, March 28 (UPI) -- Federal prosecutors say Kinde Durkee, who served as campaign treasurer to many prominent California Democrats, stole $7 million from her clients.
Six quit Maxine Waters ethics probe

Six quit Maxine Waters ethics probe

WASHINGTON, Feb. 17 (UPI) -- Six members of the U.S. House panel investigating the ethics case against Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., quit Friday to avoid "an appearance of unfairness."
House panel to probe Rep. Richardson

House panel to probe Rep. Richardson

WASHINGTON, Nov. 4 (UPI) -- The House Ethics Committee announced Friday it was investigating whether Rep. Laura Richardson, D-Calif., misused her staff for political purposes.
Alleged embezzlement hits Calif. Dem races

Alleged embezzlement hits Calif. Dem races

WASHINGTON, Nov. 3 (UPI) -- An alleged embezzling scheme siphoned more than $5.2 million from several California Democrats' congressional campaign accounts, officials said.
Ethics panel resumes Jackson Jr. probe

Ethics panel resumes Jackson Jr. probe

WASHINGTON, Oct. 18 (UPI) -- The U.S. House Ethics Committee said Tuesday it lifted its hold on its probe of Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., who came under the cloud of the Rod Blagojevich case.
House Ethics panel hires outside counsel

House Ethics panel hires outside counsel

WASHINGTON, July 20 (UPI) -- The U.S. House Ethics Committee voted unanimously Wednesday to hire independent counsel to investigate itself in the Rep. Maxine Waters case.

Ashcroft defends no-bid contract

WASHINGTON, March 11 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft Tuesday said he received no special treatment from the Justice Department in receiving a $52 million contract.

Network heads accused of extending strike

WASHINGTON, Feb. 2 (UPI) -- The chiefs of two top U.S. entertainment studios have been accused by California congressional Democrats of extending the writers' strike, sources say.
Congressional sisters split on candidates

Congressional sisters split on candidates

WASHINGTON, Jan. 21 (UPI) -- The only sister act in the history of the U.S. Congress finds itself firmly planted in two camps for the 2008 Democratic presidential nominee.

Lawyer: Bush failing constitutional duty

BLOOMINGTON, Ind., July 12 (UPI) -- A law professor who served in the U.S. Justice Department under President Bill Clinton says President George W. Bush is abusing executive privilege.
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Linda T. Sánchez (born January 28, 1969) is the U.S. Representative for California's 39th congressional district, serving since 2003. She is a member of the Democratic Party.

Sánchez was born in Orange, California and grew up with six siblings, raised by Mexican immigrant parents in Anaheim. She earned her BA in Spanish in 1991 at the University of California, Berkeley and her Juris Doctor degree in 1995 at the UCLA School of Law, where she was an editor of the Chicano-Latino Law Review.

Sánchez was an attorney specializing in labor law prior to her public service career. In 1998, she joined the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 441 and became a compliance officer. In 2000 she was unanimously elected to the position of Executive Secretary/Treasurer of the Orange County Central Labor Council.

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