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DeLay Thinks Murtha Is A Man Of "Great Integrity"

Others in the GOP should take to heart their embattled former Majority Leader's opinion of Rep. John Murtha (D-PA). Quoting Tom DeLay from the June 15, 2005 edition of The Hill:

“I know that John Murtha is an honorable man,” DeLay said during the briefing, adding that he did not know any details of the article. “He is a man of great integrity."

Schmidt, candidate in OH-02, urged to return DeLay's money

Jean Schmidt, the Republican candidate for the special election in Ohio's second congressional district (the seat was left vacant with Rob Portman's appointment to US Trade Representative), received two $5,000 contributions from Tom DeLay's ARMPAC on June 23rd and 27th, respectively.

With all the scandals in Ohio -- Bob Ney, Coingate, etc. -- do Ohioans want another representative whose in DeLay's pocket?

Rep. Jim Gerlach Should Immediately Cancel Rove Fundraiser

Public Campaign Action Fund called on Rep. Jim Gerlach (R-PA) to cancel his big-money fundraiser featuring presidential advisor Karl Rove tonight, and criticized him for placing special interest fundraising above the interests of his constituents. Rove, who is embroiled in an a scandal regarding his role in leaking the identity of Valerie Plame, is scheduled to attend a fundraiser for Gerlach tonight just a block away from the White House at 1700 Pennsylvania Avenue.

Ever Wonder How DeLay's Pennsylvania?

Bennett Roth of the Houston Chronicle has your answer.

"It just seems like you think they are going to do something and then they don't do it," Gordal, 79, said as she finished an early dinner at the High Street Diner in Pottstown, an hour outside of Philadelphia.

Turning up the heat, member by member

This morning's New York Times story about the letter from 10 Republican ex-Representatives we helped to coordinate is accompanied by great local press regarding members of Congress feeling the heat.

Allentown (PA) Morning Call calls for DeLay to step down

The very last line ofthis morning's editorial in the Allentown (PA) Morning Call:

...the unrepentant, arrogant majority leader should step down.