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By Donald Lambro
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Topic - Betty Sutton
The Washington Times analyzed a decade of congressional pay records to find the offices with the highest turnover rates and found 27 members who — over a period of four or more years — lost an annual average of at least one-third of their staff who sought calmer pastures or were fired.
Democrats are a little too obsessed with class warfare. Their latest stunt has party operatives surreptitiously following and videotaping Republican members of Congress and their families in their homes.
Mitt Romney is set to raise about $10 million during a fundraising swing through New York and Connecticut.
In Ohio, a redistricting plan recently approved by state lawmakers is pitting longtime incumbents against each other, turning up the heat in the Buckeye State's 2012 election cycle.
Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick announced Tuesday he was backing a bill to stop dogfighting, an activity for which he spent nearly two years in a federal penitentiary.
Republicans have called on several House Democrats to return "tainted" campaign money they've received from embattled Rep. Anthony D. Weiner in an attempt to link the New Yorker's damaged reputation to others in his party.
Betty Sutton, a Democratic member of Congress who is proud of her legislative work to rein in the influence of lobbyists in Washington, recently attended a fundraising party in her honor at the Capitol Hill home of a prominent Washington lobbyist.
"Over the years, we've made many great strides ensuring that those who actually participate in these crimes are brought to justice. However, it's not just the active participants that keep this practice alive," Ms. Sutton said. "Every time money changes hands and the demand grows, animals in our community are harmed. This bill will help put an end to that."
At least one of the 16 Democrats, Rep. Betty Sutton of Ohio, has said she will donate to charity the money she received from Mr. Weiner, the Cleveland Plain Dealer reported.