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Protesters hold up signs and shirts behind then-Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt while testifying on Capitol Hill in April. Pruitt was one of a handful of Trump administration officials forced to resign while facing ethics investigations this year. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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Why It's Been A Dismal Year For Ethics In Washington

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Trump Foundation Will Close As Investigation Into Their Activities Continues

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Trump Hush-Money Allegations

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Florida Congressman Has Yet To Take Office Amid Talk Of Investigations

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The presidential limousine, aka "The Beast," is parked in front of the Trump International Hotel as President Trump attends dinner with supporters on April 30 in Washington, D.C. Olivier Douliery/Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Emoluments Case: A Blast Of Subpoenas And A Politically Risky Schedule

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Federal Judge Signs Off On Subpoenas To Businesses Associated With Trump

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Federal workers are being advised by a government ethics agency to avoid discussing impeachment or what's known as the "resistance" movement to President Trump while at the workplace. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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Ethics Agency Warns Federal Workers Not To Discuss Impeachment Or 'Resistance'

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Rep. Dave Brat, R-Va., in a June 2018 file photo. Brat lost his re-election bid to Democrat Abigail Spanberger. Before the election, Brat blamed the Democratic fundraising platform, ActBlue, for allowing Spanberger to raise more money than he was able to. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Democrats Built A Small-Donor Money Machine. Now, Republicans Want Their Own

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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif. holds a news conference following the 2018 midterm elections on Nov. 7, 2018. Pelosi expects to lead the House Democrats and plans an agenda focused on promoting campaign finance reform, an expansion of voting rights and overhauling political redistricting. Zach Gibson/Getty Images hide caption

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Following House Win, Democrats Vow To Clean Up Capitol Hill And Trump Administration

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FBI leaders hoped to move to a larger new headquarters outside of Washington, but a new plan would replace the current headquarters on the same site. Democrats want more information. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Voters in Missouri cast ballots on Election Day 2016. This year, it's one of many states where voters will decide on ballot measures aimed at stricter government ethics rules. Whitney Curtis/Getty Images hide caption

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Democrats Promise More Trump Investigations If They Win The House

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