U.S. Rep. Hastings (R-WA), chairman of the House Standards of Official Conduct Committee, listens to Rep. Berman (D-CA), the committee's ranking minority member, during a news conference at the Capito

 
U.S. Rep. Hastings (R-WA), chairman of the House Standards of Official Conduct Committee, listens to Rep. Berman (D-CA), the committee
U.S. Rep. Doc Hastings (R-WA) (C), chairman of the House Standards of Official Conduct Committee, listens to Rep. Howard Berman (D-CA) (L), the committee's ranking minority member, during a news conference at the Capitol in Washington, October 5, 2006. The lawmakers charged with enforcing ethics in the U.S. House of Representatives met on Thursday to begin an investigation of a cybersex scandal surrounding former Rep. Mark Foley (R-FL) that has ensnared top Republicans and could harm their chances of keeping control of Congress in the November 7 elections. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst (UNITED STATES)