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Committee to Protect Florida Compares Teacher to Convicted Child Molester Jerry Sandusky

If awards were given for the sleaziest attack ad used in this year's election, it's difficult to see how the Committee to Protect Florida wouldn't walk away with a first-place finish for its recent mailer against Karen Castor Dentel, the Democratic nominee for Florida House District 30, Think Progress reports.

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Unions, Good Government Groups File Ethics Complaint Against Romney for Failing to Disclose Big Auto Rescue Profit

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"Unions, Good Government Groups File Ethics Complaint Against Romney for Failing to Disclose Big Auto Rescue Profit" is a cross-post from UAW. 

A coalition of community, labor and good government organizations is calling on the U.S. Office of Government Ethics to investigate presidential candidate Mitt Romney for noncompliance with the Ethics in Government Act and compel him to either disclose his investments or divest them.

letter sent today to Don W. Fox, general counsel of the Office of Government Ethics, states that Gov. Romney “has not even attempted to meet the requirements for a federal blind trust with respect to his substantial equity holdings. The only way for this law to be enforced in a meaningful way is for your Office to act promptly to demand that candidate Romney disclose his stock holdings, or divest them if disclosure is not feasible.”

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Nurses Top Gallup’s Honesty, Ethics Poll

Who do you trust? When it comes to honesty and ethics, most of us trust nurses, according to the annual Gallup poll on how people view various professions. The survey found that 84 percent rate nurses “very high” or “high” on honesty and ethical standards. That’s the 12th time in 13 years nurses have been ranked first.

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