Ethics: Most of Ethics

Most Principled Congressperson Would nobody step forward and accept responsibility for the $500 billion S&L debacle? Wait! Who's that dowdy Representative resigning her seat to atone for Congress's sins? Lacey Davenport, the heart-of-gold legislator from the glorious state of Doonesbury. The grande dame was swept back into office in a write-in campaign.

Most Surprising Taint Pristine Minnesota was sullied by a thin layer of political grime. In July, Republican David Durenberger was denounced by the Senate for unethical conduct. Three months later, G.O.P. candidate Jon Grunseth abandoned the gubernatorial race after charges arose that he had skinny-dipped with teenage girls nine...

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