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Rep. Duncan Hunter’s wife admits couple misused campaign funds. She may have to testify against him. – The Washington Post

Margaret Hunter, wife of Rep. Duncan D. Hunter (R-Calif.), pleaded guilty to charges in the campaign finance case she and her husband were indicted in last summer, saying that she — and the congressman — used campaign funds for personal use, including a $10,000 trip to Italy. Margaret Hunter, 44, pleaded …

U.S. Slips In Annual Global Corruption Rankings : NPR

The U.S. has slipped out of the top 20 countries perceived to have the least corruption, according to an annual report released Tuesday by the watchdog group Transparency International. The Corruption Perceptions Index 2018 finds the U.S. in 22nd place, with a score of 71, right behind France and ahead of …