Topic: U.S. Senate Select Committee on Ethics
The New Jersey senator is accused of political favors, bribery, and prostitution. But those charges are difficult to prove, and experts say Menendez has the popularity to ride out the political storm.
The Massachusetts race for the Senate seat held by Scott Brown is gathering in intensity, with Brown and Democrats supporting challenger Elizabeth Warren trading ethics charges.
The Justice Department's Public Integrity Section mishandled a Ted Stevens case. Now, it's under the microscope as it presses forward with charges against John Edwards.
06/03/2011 03:25 pm
Sen. Tom Coburn and former Sen. Rick Santorum appear to have been involved in the scandal that brought down former Sen. John Ensign. A Senate Ethics Committee investigation could lead to criminal charges for Ensign.
05/14/2011 03:40 pm
Facing scandal, Sen. John Ensign (R) of Nevada is resigning. That allows Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval to name a replacement, which in turn could open up a US House seat.
04/22/2011 06:54 pm
Sen. Claire McCaskill already was going to face a tough 2012 reelection in Missouri. But news about unpaid taxes on – and questionable use of – her plane are weighing on the Democrat's chances.
03/24/2011 07:59 pm
Retirement of Sen. Byron Dorgan means it will be harder for Democrats to keep their filibuster-proof Senate majority after 2010. But the exit of Sen. Christopher Dodd improves Democrats' chances of holding onto his seat.
01/06/2010 02:48 pm
Calls grow for him to resign as a perjury probe proceeds.
02/22/2009 12:00 am
John McCain's military experience and Senate record show a presidential candidate who values integrity and getting things done.
05/19/2008 01:00 am