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The Hastert Rule (according to Dennis Hastert)

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With House Republicans divided over upcoming spending and immigration legislation, GOP lawmakers these days frequently cite the so-called Hastert Rule. The rule is described as a requirement that nothing comes to the floor for a vote without the backing of the majority of the GOP conference, or as some interpret it, without mostly Republican support to pass it. But former Speaker J. Dennis...

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