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SeveneightyWhoa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-23-06 12:55 PM
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BRASCH: Sex, Lies and Family Values
Sex, Lies and Family Values

October 23 2006

The parents of a 16-year-old Congressional page contacted their congressman, Rep. Rodney Alexander (R-La.).

Alexander says he contacted both Rep. Tom Reynolds (R-N.Y.), chair of the National Republican Congressional Committee, and Rep. John Shimkus (R-Ill.) who oversees the page program.

Reps. Shimkus, Reynolds, and House Majority Leader John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) admit they knew about it in 2005.

Kirk Fordham, Reynolds former chief of staff, told the Associated Press that three years ago, he had more than one conversation with senior staff at the highest level of the House of Representatives to intervene.

Reynolds and Boehner say they told Rep. Dennis Hastert (R-Ill.), speaker of the house.

Hastert says Reynolds may have told him about it, but he doesnt remember.

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Demeter Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-23-06 04:38 PM
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1. Of Course, Contacting A Democrat, the Page People, or the Media
wasn't their first choice.....wonder why the GOP parents finally decided to stop their enabling?
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