Politics 2014: Endorsements for McConnell not coming in from Tea Party

Politics 2014: Endorsements for McConnell not coming in from Tea Party

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, a darling of the Republican Party's conservative wing, didn't offer support for party leader in the Senate, Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, when asked if he would back McConnell over Tea Party-backed challenger Matt Bevin in the primary.
NICOLE DEBEVEC, United Press International
Watchdog files complaint on Crossroads GPS

Watchdog files complaint on Crossroads GPS

WASHINGTON, Nov. 16 (UPI) -- A watchdog group filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission and the FBI against U.S. superpac Crossroads GPS for not disclosing its contributors.
Non-profit wants repayment from Ron Paul

Non-profit wants repayment from Ron Paul

WASHINGTON, May 15 (UPI) -- A non-profit that paid for plane tickets and other expenses for Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, says it's reviewing its options to recoup $20,000 it says Paul owes.

Panel head questions need for 2nd inquiry

LONDON, May 2 (UPI) -- The leader of an independent panel investigating the British phone-hacking scandal said the second part of the panel's inquiry may not be necessary.
Group seeks info on Gingrich ethics probe

Group seeks info on Gingrich ethics probe

WASHINGTON, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- A government watchdog group Wednesday requested the release of all documents in the 1990s ethics investigation into U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich, R-Ga.
Watchdog: House ethics enforcement patchy

Watchdog: House ethics enforcement patchy

WASHINGTON, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- The U.S. House of Representatives has an uneven record when it comes to monitoring members for alleged ethical lapses, a watchdog group says.

Watchdog urges O'Donnell investigation

WASHINGTON, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- Christine O'Donnell, the Republican nominee for U.S. Senate from Delaware, broke election laws by misusing campaign funds, a Washington watchdog group alleges.

Group: WH ignored vanishing e-mail

WASHINGTON, Aug. 30 (UPI) -- The Bush White House knew about ongoing problems with its e-mail archiving system that allowed millions of e-mails to vanish, a U.S. watchdog group says.

Aide to La. senator resigns over charges

WASHINGTON, June 23 (UPI) -- An aide to U.S. Sen. David Vitter, R-La., has resigned following revelations of an arrest for allegedly attacking an ex-girlfriend with a knife, observers say.

Package at door turns out to be marijuana

WASHINGTON, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- A Washington couple said they were surprised that a strange package delivered to their home turned out to be full of marijuana.

Deal involves 22 million Bush e-mails

WASHINGTON, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- Watchdog groups say a deal reached with the Obama administration will allow the restoration of e-mail from former President George W. Bush's administration.

Experts predict full inquiry into Ensign

WASHINGTON, Oct. 2 (UPI) -- New information about an affair U.S. Sen. John Ensign, R-Nev., had with a former aide should lead to a full ethics investigation by the Senate, experts say.

Judge dismisses White House e-mail suit

WASHINGTON, June 16 (UPI) -- A U.S. judge Monday dismissed a government watchdog's lawsuit seeking records on missing White House e-mails.

Group calls for FEC audit of congresswoman

WASHINGTON, June 11 (UPI) -- A watchdog group Wednesday called on the Federal Election Commission to investigate U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn's muddled campaign finances.
Congresswoman 'deadbeat,' group says

Congresswoman 'deadbeat,' group says

WASHINGTON, June 10 (UPI) -- A congressional watchdog group Tuesday called Rep. Laura Richardson, D-Calif., a "deadbeat congresswoman" for her financial woes.
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Melanie Sloan

Melanie Sloan (born 16 December 1965) is the Executive Director of Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, a nonprofit government watchdog group. On November 19, 2010, Crew announced she was leaving CREW to join the lobbying firm of former White House Counsel Lanny Davis.

Sloan was born in Washington, D.C. to parents Lenoard S. Togman, who then worked at the U.S. Department of Justice, and Barbara Togman. However, Sloan grew up in Wilmington, Delaware, where her parents still reside. Her father is a lawyer "of counsel" (retired) with the law firm Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP.

Sloan is a graduate of Wilmington Friends School.

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