House Broken

Lowry, Richard
January 1999
National Review;1/25/1999, Vol. 51 Issue 1, p27
The article focuses on Republican leaders in the United States House of Representatives. The primary desire of Republicans in the House is to manage legislative business smoothly. This desire can be seen by the way they handled the impeachment of President Bill Clinton. The present Republicans lack the zeal and ideological enthusiasm of former Speaker Newt Gingrich but most of them have become smarter and more realistic in their attitude toward politics. Speaker Dennis Hastert has power breaking abilities and is able to unite fellow Republicans to work on common agenda.


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