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Democratic Senators File Ethics Complaint Against Cruz, Hawley After Capitol Riot

1 month ago   |   By NPR

Seven Democratic senators have formally filed a complaint with the Senate Ethics Committee to investigate GOP Sens. Ted Cruz and Josh Hawley over the Jan. 6 Capitol riot.
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Senate Democrats File Ethics Complaint Against Cruz, Hawley After Capitol Riot

Senate Democrats File Ethics Complaint Against Cruz, Hawley After Capitol Riot

1 month ago   |   By NPR

The chamber has the power to expel or censure members for their conduct, though it's a rare occurrence. Only 24 have received such sanctions since 1780.
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