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Also House Republicans have voted to gut Congress’ independent watchdog. The places the independent Office of Congressional Ethics under the control of the lawmaker themselves, a move that has outraged Democrats. The change is controversial and carries the appearance of House members taking power away from the office that can investigate them for misconduct, at a time when Republicans are about to have control of both the House and the Senate.
- Seung Min Kim is a congressional reporter for Politico.
- Ron Elving is a senior editor and correspondent with NPR.
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