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Chris Collins’ indictment is a wake-up call for reform of House rules

Representative Chris Collins walked out of a New York courthouse earlier this month after being charged with insider trading.

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Collins’ arrest exposes a gaping hole in the ethics guidelines in the House of Representatives.

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Renée Graham

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Chris Collins’ indictment is a wake-up call for reform of House rules

Collins’ arrest exposes a gaping hole in the ethics guidelines in the House of Representatives.

SCOT LEHIGH

The Great Trumpkin, in a swamp all his own

Omarosa turned on her former boss like one of the hosts in “Westworld” who had suddenly woken up to reality.

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