Learning from Newt

Crowley, Michael
January 2005
New Republic;1/24/2005, Vol. 232 Issue 2, p18
Focuses on Republican dominance of the U.S. House of Representatives, and their suppression of Democratic involvement. Complaints leveled by Democrat Representative Chris Bell against Republican Representative Tom DeLay for his breach of ethics, two of which earned DeLay an admonishing; Lack of input from Democrats on most legislation, which is swiftly voted on; How Newt Gingrich brought about the downfall of Democratic leadership, and what Democrats can learn from Gingrich's ungentlemanly strategy.


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