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Subject HOUSE CONSERVATIVES ABANDON ETHICS REFORM, END DEBATE ON BILL WITH NO VOTE
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Original Message "They claim it’s okay because the public doesn’t actually mind corruption."

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House Conservatives Abandon Ethics Reform, End Debate on Bill With No Vote


Earlier this week, the Washington Post described the conservative-backed lobbying reform bill that was moving through the House:


If the Senate-passed measure was a disappointment, the House version is simply a joke — or, more accurately, a ruse aimed at convincing what the leaders must believe is a doltish public that the House has done something to clean up Washington.


Today, unexpectedly, House leaders “abruptly called off” debate over the bill. Their reasoning: it was too strong. (They claim it’s okay because the public doesn’t actually mind corruption.) A look at just how strong is too strong for conservatives on ethics reform:


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