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Happy to be “free men” and the Hastert Rule

posted on October 11, 2013

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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