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Rep. Sanford D. Bishop Jr. (D-Ga.) may have improperly spent tens of thousands of dollars of official and campaign funds on personal expenses such as golf, meals, travel, fuel and entertainment, the Office of Congressional Ethics said in a report released Friday. Support our journalism. Subscribe today. The independent watchdog recommended an extensive review by the House Ethics Committee, saying the 14-term congressman “may have violated House rules, standards of conduct and federal law.” The House panel said it has decided to review the allegations further. The 33-page report detailed possible misuse of both campaign account funds and the allowance provided to Bishop as a member of Congress. Full story

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