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Latest Dan Rostenkowski Items
With Gov. Rick Perry's new tax plan, on top of Mitt Romney's, Newt Gingrich's, Ron Paul's and, of course, Herman Cain's, it's now clear that Republicans - and probably Democrats, too - think that an overhaul of the federal income tax should accompany a reform of government itself.
Hundreds of mourners, including some former congressional colleagues and the city's mayor, packed a Chicago church Tuesday to pay final tribute to former U.S. Rep. Dan Rostenkowski, a one-time Democratic mainstay whose political career ended in ignominy.
Texas House officials criticized one of their own members Tuesday for billing both his campaign and taxpayers for the same travel expenses, saying the reimbursements might prompt an internal investigation, criminal probe or both.
Former Rep. Dan Rostenkowski, the Chicago Democrat who became the leading architect of congressional tax policy in the Reagan era but later went to federal prison for corruption, died Wednesday, a family friend said. He was 82.
There's something in the water, if not the Scotch and bourbon, at the House Ways and Means Committee, and a procession of chairmen just couldn't resist taking deep drafts of whatever it is. It's entertaining for the rest of us, but expensive.
On Capitol Hill, just about everyone likes Charlie Rangel.