House Ethics Panel Hires Independent Counsel in Waters Investigation
On Wednesday, the House Ethics Committee tasked Billy Martin, of the law firm Dorsey and Whitney, with oversight of their corruption investigation of Rep. Maxine Waters (D., Calif.). Officially, Martin will “review, advise and assist the committee in completing ...
Sufferings on Canvas: The Gulag Collection
On Wednesday night, in the beautifully furnished Embassy of Kazakhstan, seventy spectators gathered around a collection of paintings depicting one of the ugliest things in modern history: the gulag.
The stately Kazakh ambassador, Erlan A. Idrissov, noted the “moral ...