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Happy to be “free men” and the Hastert Rule

posted on October 11, 2013

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Jim Leach says he is happy to be out of Congress and that he and Neal Smith are “free men.” Smith adds that the “Hastert Rule” of forcing a House vote ONLY if majority of majority party will vote yea is crippling Congress.

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