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The shutdown demonstrates that we need a bipartisan coalition in the House

...head of Alaska's Bipartisan Coalition, could be a moderate Republican who forswears government shutdowns, abandons the "Hastert Rule" (that all bills taken to the floor must have support, as a prerequisite, from a majority of the majority party...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-10-02/shutdown-demonstrates-we-need-biparti
Opinion
Alaska Digest

Speaker Hastert has Rep. Young's support Sound off...join the call for House Speaker Dennis Hastert's resignation over a former Florida...Republican's spokeswoman, said Young supports Hastert and will continue to do so until more...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/100406/sta_20061004010.shtml
News
A real vote in the House

...on the terms for debating it. Speaker Hastert and Minority Leader Gephardt should try...seems fairly simple in retrospect. Mr. Hastert would do no more than let the reformers...grounds - and the deal fell through. Mr. Hastert is now in precisely the kind of position...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071601/opE_Editorial.shtml
Opinion
Term limits, rest in peace

...done. The latest evidence comes from House Speaker Dennis Hastert, R-Ill., under whose gavel one of the term-limits provisions...1994 Republican Contract with America is about to be amended. Hastert has quietly informed committee chairmen that they won't necessarily...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071599/Ope_edit.html
Opinion
Not a normal vote

...up-or-down vote on their bill. They have asked Speaker Dennis Hastert to schedule such a vote but, assuming he will not, also have...debate, and the bill itself never made it to the floor. Mr. Hastert and Co. say the procedural fight was a pretext, that the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072301/opE_Vote.shtml
Opinion
Feds should keep hands off states' unused welfare funds

The following editorial appeared in the Akron (Ohio) Beacon Journal on Thursday: Dennis Hastert, the U.S. House speaker, might as well have tried to float a lead ball, hoping to recoup $6 billion from block grants to...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080699/Ope_edit.html
Opinion
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...done. The latest evidence comes from House Speaker Dennis Hastert, R-Ill., under whose gavel one of the term-limits provisions...1994 Republican Contract with America is about to be amended. Hastert has quietly informed committee chairmen that they won't necessarily...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071599/Ope_edit.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...welfare funds AKRON BEACON JOURNAL The following editorial appeared in the Akron (Ohio) Beacon Journal on Thursday: Dennis Hastert, the U.S. House speaker, might as well have tried to float a lead ball, hoping to recoup $6 billion from block grants...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080699/Ope_edit.shtml
No more excuses, Republicans

...leaders in positions of power like Bush and the other Republicans (Trent Lott, Bill Frist, Tom DeLay, Newt Gingrich, Dennis Hastert, etc.) ever acted in the same manner as these Republicans, when policies on every level, including the war, were failing...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070307/let_20070703004.shtml
Opinion
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...House of Representatives, Speaker Dennis Hastert of Illinois, will be in Juneau this weekend...fish in the Golden North Salmon Derby. Hastert will be the taking a cruise courtesy of...about an opportunity to network.'' Hastert, along with other top national politicos...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082099/Loc_lbriefs.shtml

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