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GEORGIA'S OTHER NASTY CONGRESSMAN

Cynthia Tucker, editor of the Constitution's editorial page
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
December 6, 1998

Gingrich was well-known for his oversize ego and strident partisanship, traits given heightened scrutiny because of his post as speaker of the House. But he was by no means the scariest Republican in Congress. If Gingrich wanted to shed his party of a frightening extremist (and there are several), he should have taken Georgia Rep. Bob Barr with him.


ON THE HILL, BARRING DEMOCRACY

Steve Twomey
23 November 1998
Washington Post Company

A place where people are forced to accede to unreasonable demands exists right here, and a ruler who takes what he wants from his subjects exists right now. The District is the place, Barr the ruler.

A BASIC DISRESPECT FOR DEMOCRACY

Jamin B. Raskin and Jon Desenberg
Washington Post Editorial
Sunday, December 6, 1998; Page C08

Do U.S. citizens living in the District have any political rights? Congress doesn't seem to think so. Consider its actions in the omnibus appropriations bill in October:

AN UNHOLY ALLIANCE

By Steve Twomey
The Washington Post
Thursday, December 3, 1998; Page B01

In court papers filed three days ago, Clinton's Justice Department not only rose to a complete defense of Barr's legislation that mothballed an election in the capital last month, it suggested that Congress acted "sensibly" in committing electoral homicide.

GET YOUR HANDS OFF D.C.'s BALLOTS

By Steve Twomey
The Washington Post
Thursday, November 12, 1998

My fellow Americans, who'd have thunk that the results of a free and fair vote held nine days ago right here in the United States of America, the land of the free, would be unknown to this day -- would be impounded, in fact -- because Congress canceled the ballot

$1.64 MAY BLOCK MEDICAL USE OF MARIJUANA IN CAPITAL

By Frances X. Clines
New York Times,
Friday November 13, 1998

For want of an estimated $1.64 in this city's perennial home-rule struggle with Congress, the Election Day result of a ballot initiative proposing the medicinal use of marijuana is being kept sealed as a secret from local voters.





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