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Wednesday, December 13, 2006

Swamp Level Rises...A Lot

Follow-up on Democratic malfeasance in the Foley "scandal." It seems that Democrats shopped the story around to media outlets.
Democratic campaign operatives pushed newspapers to write about then-Rep. Mark Foley's e-mails to teenage pages in the hope that a scandal would emerge before the midterm elections, according to a House ethics report.

The findings were bolstered when an aide to Rep. Rahm Emanuel, Illinois Democrat, said the congressman also knew about the e-mails, which were dubbed "inappropriate" by the ethics panel. Mr. Emanuel, who was chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) when Mr. Foley's sex scandal broke in late September, had denied knowledge of the Florida Republican's e-mails.
Rahm lied. He had seen the emails and knew all of their contents. That first 100 hours is gonna be tough on Nancy; that is if she bothers to live up to her promise to "drain the swamp."

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