1.Congressional Ethics. Identify one (1) member of Congress who has been charged with ethics violations. Briefly discuss the reason for the charges and provide two (2) reasons why you agree or disagree with the verdict and any penalties. Provide examples to support your answer. Note: Consider how the verdict and penalties impacts your trust of the members of Congress.
2.Third Party Candidates. Discuss two (2) political reasons why a third party candidate has never been successful in winning a presidential election. Provide examples to support the answer. Note: Consider the political impact of the Republican and Democratic Party if a third party was successful.
3.Federal and State Authority. Identify one (1) current issue facing the United States today. Analyze the respective roles of Federal and state authorities in addressing the issue. Determine whether the U. S. Constitution constrains the Federal and state responses to the issue. Explain.
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It may not work in politics Name: Institution: Course Title: Instructor: Date: Part 1: Congressional Ethics The Congressional Ethics Committee was established in 2008 as a body mandated to impartially review and refer grievances against congressmen to the House Ethics Committee. Currently, it has reviewed nine cases so far this year, according to its second quarter. The identities of congressmen and congresswomen who have been suspected of an offense and the sources of the complaints were not released. Seven cases were referred to the House Ethics Committee for review and two cases remain under review. Members of the public willing to complain against a member of Congress can call the office or send an email to report suspected ethics violations, nevertheless many complaints originate from political rivals or charity watchdogs. After the review of the cases is done, the findings are finally submitted to the House Ethic Committee for final adjudication and review. Democratic Rep. Charlie Rangel A H