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'Culture of Corruption' and Promises of Change

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'Culture of Corruption' and Promises of Change

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'Culture of Corruption' and Promises of Change

'Culture of Corruption' and Promises of Change

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A top item on the Democrats' priority list is ethics reform. Wednesday marks exactly one year since lobbyist Jack Abramoff pleaded guilty in the biggest congressional corruption scandal in years. Democrats ran for office promising to end what they called the Republicans' "culture of corruption."

But they are apparently not willing to negotiate their rules changes with the new minority party.