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Newt Gingrich admits he violated House ethics rules

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After an extensive investigation, a House ethics subcommittee found Gingrich brought discredit to the House by using tax-exempt money for political purposes and by providing the committee with unreliable information about the role of the GOPAC Political Action Committee in a college course he taught. An excerpt from a news conference with David Bonior (D) and Bill Paxon(r) illustrates the partisan nature of the controversy. Gary Ruskin, Director of the Congressional Accountability Project, goes into the findings and allegations of the subcommittee and discusses who the committee is made of.

Segment Subjects (keywords for the segment): Newt Gingrich, House ethics committee, money and politics.

Guest Names: Gary Ruskin (Director of the Congressional Accountability Project)

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