The House Ethics Committee’s outside counsel recommended no further investigation of allegations that California Democrat Maxine Waters helped a struggling bank in which her husband held stock obtain a government bailout in 2008.
George Steinbrenner and Billy Martin , linked through repeated hirings and firings as owner and manager of the New York Yankees, headline a 12-candidate veterans committee ballot for the National Baseball Hall of Fame.
George Steinbrenner , the mercurial and free-spending owner of the New York Yankees who presided over the restoration of one of the great franchises in professional sports after turning it into baseball’s version of a soap opera, has died. He was 80.
House Speaker John Boehner appointed six lawmakers to help review ethics allegations against California Representative Maxine Waters, replacing Ethics Committee members who disqualified themselves from the case.