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Gov. Palin: I Can't Take It Any More

Emails reveal frustration with ethics complaints

(Newser) - Sarah Palin was really starting to hate being governor of Alaska in the final months before her resignation in July 2009 , the final batch of emails from her time in office reveal. Palin complained bitterly about the scrutiny she and her family faced after her failed vice presidential bid, and... More »

IMF Has Many Ethics Rules ... for the Little Guys Only

Guidelines really don't apply to top brass

(Newser) - The IMF has gotten tough on ethics over the last four years—well, ethics as they apply to the little guys. In a look at its ethics policy in the wake of Dominique Strauss-Kahn's arrest, the New York Times reports that the fund has tightened the internal methods it... More »

GOP Files Ethics Complaint on McCaskill

They want investigation into use of tax money for flight

(Newser) - Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill is the target of a GOP-filed ethics complaint over her personal plane, Politico reports. McCaskill has acknowledged that she mistakenly used taxpayer money to cover the cost of one purely political trip last year, and she reimbursed the Treasury Department for it last week. Today, Missouri... More »

Dems Slap Walker With Ethics Complaint

Meanwhile, Walker calls their request for meeting 'ridiculous'

(Newser) - Wisconsin Democrats looked no closer to coming to terms with Scott Walker, and vice versa, yesterday: The party filed an ethics complaint against the governor in connection with his infamous David Koch prank call , while Walker called the idea of meeting with Democrats along the Wisconsin-Illinois border “ridiculous.”... More »

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