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October 07, 2010

Surprise: Ethics Trials for Waters and Rangel Won't Start Until After Nov 2

Not that it would have made much difference, Maxine couldn't lose in CA-35 nor Charlie in NY-15 if they dragged a puppy into a press conference and and choked it to death on camera, but it gives them some breathing room, i.e. "let things cool down and let's not be a distraction or nothin."

The House ethics committee announced Thursday that Rangel’s trial will begin Nov. 15 and Waters’s will start Nov. 29.


Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.), who chairs the panel, made the decision unilaterally after Republicans publicly balked last week about the delay in setting the schedule and argued the trials should be held before the November midterms.

Lofgren, is she the same ninny who brought Colbert in for immigration hearings?

There's an awful lot of Democrat political hackery being carried out by these committee chairs. It's business as usual by whichever party is in power, so I hope these Republicans get that when the wave crests. I don't mean the hackery, I mean understanding how pissed off people are regarding business as usual.


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posted by Dave In Texas at 08:37 PM

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