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The Newt & The Con

By Joel Thurtell Bottom line, what’s the difference, speaking ethically now, between Newt “The Newter” Gingrich and John “The Con” Conyers? First, I need to own up to having a bias. Rather, I have two biases. I think The Newter … Continue reading

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Whistleblowin’ Nan

By Joel Thurtell Why is House minority Leader Nancy Pelosi choosing this time to blow the ethics whistle on Newt Gingrich? That’s a no-brainer. It’s election year, and Newt looks like a potent candidate to challenge President Obama. So the … Continue reading

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Congresswoman puzzled: If Conyers doesn’t stink, why do I?

By Joel Thurtell U.S. Rep. Laura Richardson wonders why she has to obey rules that other members have gotten away with breaking. Richardson, a California Democrat, named a Michigan congressman as a previous flagrant offender who got off scot-free. Richardson … Continue reading

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