Some rank-and-file members are wary of leadership move

Bolton, Alexander; Kaplan, Jonathan E.
May 2007
Hill;5/16/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 58, p1
The article reports that the decision of House Democratic leaders to use their Honest Leadership and Open Government legislation from 109th Congress as the basis for the lobbying reform bill in the U.S. has sparked strong opposition from rank-and-file members of their Democratic Caucus. House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer stresses that Democrats were using 2006 bill because they campaigned on it during the election.


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