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Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Denny Hastert: Symbol of an out-of-control GOP Congress

Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert is a perfect poster child for the Republican Party: Bloated and out-of-control.

With his multiple chins spilling over a too-tight dress shirt collar, Hastert is at once buffoon and bluster – a belching dispenser of contradictory hot air spilling out of an out-of-shape mass of fat. But he’s also very, very dangerous.

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Hypocrisy : Bush claims Democrats can’t be trusted

In an ironic display of incredible political hypocrisy, President George W. Bush, the President whose administration is marked by an uncountable list of lies, is telling voters that the Democratic Party is weak-kneed on national security and shouldn’t be trusted to hold the reins of Congress.

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Blogs helped expose Foleygate

By CAROLINE E. RUSE and JOSH SWARTZLANDER
Scripps Howard Foundation Wire

ABC News was the first traditional media outlet to report explicit instant messages between former Rep. Mark Foley, R-Fla., and under-aged congressional pages, but an Internet blog broke the story almost a week earlier.

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Foley fallout continues

By THOMAS HARGROVE

The resignation of Florida Republican Rep. Mark Foley, after disclosure of his sexually explicit Internet communications with a former House page, sent shock waves through the missing-and-exploited-children community, which had once counted on Foley’s support.

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Finger pointing hits manic levels in Foleygate

By LISA HOFFMAN

House Speaker Dennis Hastert came under increasing flak Monday for his handling of suggestive e-mails sent by former Florida Rep. Mark Foley, as some Republican lawmakers scrambled to ditch campaign contributions they had taken from Foley and otherwise distance themselves from the erupting scandal.

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Allen buys two-minute ad to try and rescue campaign

By BOB LEWIS

Sen. George Allen attempted to steer his campaign away from accusations of racial insensitivity Monday night with a two-minute, statewide television ad touting the need to focus on "the real issues," such as support for U.S. troops in Iraq.

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