At the risk of being called a racist for pointing this out, the Congressional Black Caucus seems to be an especially fertile breeding ground for rank corruption these days. Between allegations of tax evasion (Rangel), banking-related conflicts of interest (Waters), unethical nepotism (Johnson and Bishop), and thinly-veiled bribery solicitations (Norton), the CBC has garnered quite a bit of negative attention these days. If Nancy Pelosi ever gets around to "draining the swamp" before she's likely relieved of her gavel next January, I think it's becoming obvious where she ought to start.
Shock Audio: Facing ‘Obligations’ From Leadership, Democrat Congresswoman Leaves Voicemail for Lobbyist Cash
A couple weeks ago, House Member Eleanor Holmes Norton made a fundraising call to a lobbyist. The lobbyist wasn’t available, so Holmes Norton left a voicemail.
We have been given a copy of that message.
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