John Tierney regains his stride

Times have changed for Sixth district Congressman John Tierney, and things are looking good.  This, though he faces a rerun of the 2012 challenge from Republican Richard Tisei and, in the September primary, four challengers within his own party.  Tierney went through a few miserable years, thanks to his wife's legal troubles  (She pled guilty to helping …

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The mice will play

When the cat's away, the mice will play.  In terms of congressional financing, the cat is public disclosure.  Given the do-nothing Congress' indifference to its abysmal public image, I probably shouldn't be shocked that the House has just quietly watered down its rules for reporting trips taken by legislators that are paid for by private groups. Since …

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