House of Representatives

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Florida to Spend $1.2 Billion on Questionable Rail Project

This post was originally published on the Public Notice: Bankrupting America Blog.  Florida Representative John L. Mica (R) is lobbying for a $1.2 billion Central Florida commuter rail line. As reported in the New York Times, the Department of Transportation ranks the project as one of the nation’s “least cost effective mass transit efforts.” Since 1992, Representative Mica, Chairman of … Continue reading

Mikulski Supports Pelosi for Minority Leader

An assignment for Government 522: Political Speechwriting and Presentation: a hypothetical speech by Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) in support of Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) continuing as a leader in the House. Written 8 Nov. 2010. Good afternoon. A week ago we witnessed a trend continue here inWashington. A trend whereby the sitting President’s party loses … Continue reading