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  • Rep. Laura Richardson, who is running for the Senate in California, is seen here in a 2012 photograph provided by her campaign. (Associated Press)

    Ethics panel finds Richardson guilty, fines her $10K

    The House Ethics Committee has found Rep. Laura Richardson guilty of violating rules that prohibit pressuring her staff to perform campaign work and personal errands and is recommending that the House issue a reprimand and fine her $10,000.

  • In this 2012 photograph provided by the candidates campaign, Laura Richardson poses for a photo. Laura Richardson is running for the Senate in California. (Associated Press

    Inside Politics: Ethics panel says reprimand, fine Democratic lawmaker

    Rep. Laura Richardson, California Democrat, improperly compelled her congressional staff to do campaign work and should be reprimanded and fined for violating standards of conduct, the House Ethics Committee announced Wednesday.

  • ** FILE ** Rep. Laura Richardson, California Democrat, used congressional office expense funds to host an expensive, multicourse luncheon May 20 in her district, according to records released this week. (Associated Press)

    For 'briefing,' $20,000 lunch is on the House

    A congresswoman who has been investigated by authorities for misuse of public money billed $20,000 to taxpayers for an elaborately catered luncheon this summer, the only one of its size funded by the public.

  • Inside Politics

    Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington has asked the FBI to launch a criminal investigation of Rep. Laura Richardson regarding possible misuse of her staff.

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