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Shuster

NPR's Brian Naylor reports on the conclusion of the House ethics case involving Transportation Committee chairman Bud Shuster. The ethics committee found that Shuster, a Pennsylvania Republican who wields great power in the House, committed "serious official misconduct" for his relationship with a former staffer-turned-lobbyist and his accepting of improper gifts. The committee's "letter of disapproval" was the most lenient form of punishment, and it ends any further congressional investigation into the matter. For his part, Shuster -- in a speech on the House floor -- called the findings "overkill."

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