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Democrats like to grope staff too

WASHINGTON – Democrats were only too happy to benefit in the last midterm elections from the uproar over the Republicans' mishandling of sexual misconduct by a GOP congressman. This time around, they're hoping they don't get trapped in a similar net.

The circumstances of Republican Mark Foley's come-ons with former congressional pages in 2006 are not a precise match with those surrounding Democrat Eric Massa's behavior with members of his House staff. But once again, a competitive midterm election year is unfolding in the shadow of an investigation that could determine whether the party in control of Congress ignored unethical behavior by one of their own.

Both Foley of Florida and Massa of New York resigned from the House soon after the scandals surrounding their behavior became public.

But the House Republican leadership responded slowly in 2006 to the Foley matter, feeding the perception that it wished to ignore the problem. Democrats used the case to develop a broader theme that Republicans tolerated a "culture of corruption" and that a Democratic Congress would "drain the swamp."

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20100514/ap_on_go_co/us_massa_dem...




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I'll bet

you mean grope.

New Hampshire and Ecuador.

meekandmild's picture

Thanks

corrected

That's worse than Pop on a Rop

I have no more hop.