The new bosses of Capitol Hill are gradually being introduced to the nation. Rep John Murtha is running for House Majority Leader. NBC's Lisa Myers questioned his ethics, citing hefty campaign contributions from lobbyists for military contractors. But dredging up the 1980 ABSCAM investigation was a low blow. She showed FBI undercover agents offering Murtha a bribe on hidden camera--Murtha turned the money down and was never indicted. So what's the story?
The new House Ways and Means Chairman Charles Rangel was profiled by CBS' Sharyl Attkisson. He pitched middle-class tax relief, promising to lift the burden of the Alternative Minimum Tax. She insisted that a tax cut for the middle meant a tax hike for the top. "If you want to pin me to the cross" sighed Rangel, the rich may have to pay more.
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