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I saw this posting on about Ralph Regula's questionable earmarking of $2mil to the National First Ladies Library in his district, which is of course run by his wife.  I decided to investigate what yet another potentially corrupt politician was all about, so I went to, his re-election campaign site.  Looking toward the bottom of the page, I saw this:

Your Congressman, effectively representing Ohio
and the 16th District's concerns in Washington

Paid for and authorized by the Regula For Congress Committee, Mary Regula, Chair,
228 S. Washington, Ste. 115, Alexandria, VA 22314  

Now, pray tell, where is Congrssman Regula representing, when his campaign committee is not even based out of his district?  This has to be a first, as most (if not all) other congressmen and women base their re-election committees out of their congressional district. This not only suggests incompetance, but also the complete disregard for his district.  Too bad his district is so strongly GOP; maybe then he would feel the need to stop on by the 16th.

Originally posted to bpmckenna on Mon Jun 19, 2006 at 09:54 AM PDT.

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  •  Well remember (0+ / 0-)

      he didn't win renomination without a fight. That was a nice evening, knowing that fool was sweating bullets as a no name GOP candidate almost knocked him out of Congress.

    •  Matt Miller (0+ / 0-)

      Isn't a no name candidate around this part of Regula's district.  I honestly wish Miller would of won, as he's actually a pretty decent guy.  Disagree with him on alot of things, but agree with him on others.  Anyways Ralph has been in Congress since the early 1970s, of course he's going to live in VA while having a farm here in his district.

      "Dude, Wheres the soul of the Democratic Party"

      by marcvstraianvs on Mon Jun 19, 2006 at 10:40:49 AM PDT

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  •  Not so strongly GOP (1+ / 0-)
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    Bush won this district 54%-46%, while he was winning nationally 51%-48%. This is not so different from your tyical district. Regula is 81 years old. His challenger is Thomas Shaw. If you're in this district, check him out.

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