Got Ethics? Rep. John Campbell investigated by House Ethics Committee – Contributions linked to votes

Martin Wisckol reported yesterday on Total Buzz blog that House investigators have recommended that Rep. John Campbell and two other lawmakers be further scrutinized by the House ethics committee to determine whether political contributions were improperly linked to votes on a huge financial overhaul bill, according to a breaking Associated Press story.

Congressman John Campbell

The independent House Office of Congressional Ethics made the recommendations for Campbell; Tom Price, R-Georgia; and Joseph Crowley, D-New York. Read more about how this investigation began.

Campbell told the AP he was “perplexed by OCE’s decision, as they have presented no evidence that would suggest wrongdoing.” Read the rest of this story »