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In scandal-plagued Washington, lawmaker struggles to keep track of issues

 
In scandal-plagued Washington, lawmaker struggles to keep track of issues
Posted May 14th, 2013 @ 2:49pm by By Chris Moody, Yahoo! News | The Ticket

(Yahoo!) - With the rumbling of so much scandal ripping through Washington this week—woeful stories about Benghazi, the DOJ subpoena of journalists' phone records and the IRS unfairly targeting conservative groups—it's hard to keep track of all the terrible.

Even lawmakers sometimes struggle

At Rep. Steny Hoyer's weekly meeting with reporters on Tuesday, the Maryland Democrat was asked if he was concerned about the DOJ seizing phone records from Associated Press journalists working in the House press gallery in the Capitol building.

Hoyer's answer was well-delivered: Articulate, clear, firm and precise.

One problem: He responded to the wrong scandal.

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