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Rep. Duncan Hunter walks out of the San Diego Federal Courthouse after an arraignment hearing on Thursday, August 23, 2018

A slew of major scandal-plagued candidates won their elections

Republicans Chris Collins and Duncan Hunter, both under federal indictment, and scandal-dogged Democrats Bob Menendez and Keith Ellison won Tuesday.
Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren

Elizabeth Warren just rolled out a huge plan to fight government corruption and reform the way Washington works

Sen. Elizabeth Warren rolled out a huge plan that would reshape Washington's lobbying industry, the stock investments of public officials, tax return disclosures of presidential candidates, and more.
Rep. Chris Collins talks to reporters in Washington.

GOP Rep. Chris Collins abandons his bid for reelection amid insider trading allegations

GOP Rep. Chris Collins of New York announced Saturday that he will not seek reelection. Collins' announcement came after he was arrested by the FBI this week on insider trading charges.
Congressman Chris Collins speaking to reporters on Wednesday evening in New York.

The GOP congressman accused of insider trading while at a White House picnic is still going to run for re-election

At a press conference Wednesday, Chris Collins swore to clear his name after being indicted on securities fraud charges. One of the allegations said he launched an insider trade while at a lawmaker's picnic held at the White House. He is up for re-election in November, and will stand.

Indicted Rep. Chris Collins shows why members of Congress should not trade stocks

They shouldn't be allowed to trade stocks. But they also shouldn't trade stocks, even if they are allowed. Look what happened here: Rep. Chris Collins faces charges because of his associates' selling, and five of his Republican colleagues took a bath because they bought.
GOP Rep. Chris Collins of New York was charged with securities fraud by the FBI on Wednesday

Prosecutors say GOP congressman charged with securities fraud committed insider trading while he was at a White House picnic

The federal grand jury indictment charging GOP Rep. Chris Collins of New York with securities fraud accuses him of committing insider trading at none other than the 2017 annual White House congressional picnic.
Chris Collins.

FBI arrests GOP congressman on insider-trading charges

GOP Rep. Chris Collins of New York was arrested by the FBI on charges related to securities fraud. Collins is accused of passing nonpublic information about drug development at an Australian biotech firm, Innate Immunotherapeutics, to his son, Cameron.

Trump’s tax plan is ‘so good’ that a New York Republican is willing to make a big concession

Trump's proposed plan would hit states like New York, New Jersey, and California for eliminating the state and local tax deductions.

‘The rhetoric has been outrageous’: GOP congressman blames Democrats following shooting

Rep. Chris Collins blamed Democratic political rhetoric for a shooting that injured Steve Scalise at a Republican congressional baseball practice in Virginia.