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Keeping His Head Above Water

Tea Party Rep finds government spending he likes — just in time!



You probably missed Washington, D.C.'s heated debate over the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) last month ... largely because there wasn't one. The measure, which tweaked the approval process by which the Army Corps of Engineers prioritizes work on dams and port facilities, passed Congress with overwhelming majorities. So why was U.S. Rep. Keith Rothfus, a Tea Party fave from Pittsburgh's exurbs, blithering on about the measure in a 631-word Nov. 4 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette editorial?Hmmmm ...

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