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HOUSE CONSERVATIVES ABANDON ETHICS REFORM, END DEBATE ON BILL WITH NO VOTE

 
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HOUSE CONSERVATIVES ABANDON ETHICS REFORM, END DEBATE ON BILL WITH NO VOTE
"They claim itís okay because the public doesnít 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 ó 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 ďabruptly called offĒ debate over the bill. Their reasoning: it was too strong. (They claim itís okay because the public doesnít actually mind corruption.) A look at just how strong is too strong for conservatives on ethics reform:


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Re: HOUSE CONSERVATIVES ABANDON ETHICS REFORM, END DEBATE ON BILL WITH NO VOTE
the only soultion is to not vote for any incumbent, regardless of party. these bastards get reelected at a ridiculous high rate and all they do is try to raise more money for their next election. vote the fukers out of office.





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