March 4th, 2010
05:35 PM ET
12 years ago

Ethics Committee to investigate Democrat

Washington (CNN) - The House Ethics committee is investigating Rep. Eric Massa, D-New York.

In a short statement issued Thursday, the committee said it is "investigating and gathering additional information concerning matters related to allegations involving Representative Eric Massa."

Massa announced on Wednesday that he would not seek re-election due to health problems, but allegations of misconduct surfaced later in the day.

- CNN Congressional Producer Deirdre Walsh contributed to this story.

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  1. misplacedtexan

    Her selection was partly as pay-back to her family's involvement in Democratic politics in Maryland. Her father and brother were both mayors of Baltimore city and her father ruled the Democratic machine of MD.

    March 5, 2010 09:07 am at 9:07 am |
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