House Democrats push campaign finance reform, ethics board

House Democratic leaders on Tuesday rolled out their proposals for reforming New Mexico's scandal-plagued campaign finance reporting system and creating a statewide ethics commission — measures they say would help restore voters' faith in government.


Former staffer on House Benghazi panel sues Trey Gowdy

Former investigator alleges he was hurt because he took time off to perform military duty

Bradley Podliska said committee focused solely on Hillary Clinton, disregarding other federal agencies

Suit alleges Gowdy, R-Spartanburg, defamed him by publicly accusing him of mishandling classified information


Correction: GOP 2016-Fact Check story

In a Sept. 17 story fact-checking a Republican presidential candidates' debate, The Associated Press reported erroneously that doctors must pay a $200 fee to register with New Jersey's medical marijuana program. Patients and caregivers must pay the fee, but not doctors.