Here is a fascinating story of what I would consider to be Congressional corruption and a prime example of Pay-to-Play politics written by Dave Krikorian published in Cincinnati Citybeat. This piece is reposted in full below.
Why Schmidt Is Pushing Pesticide
CityBeat recently reported that an “odd coupling” of Congresswoman Jean Schmidt, a Republican, and State Rep. Dale Mallory, a Democrat, held a joint press conference publicly calling on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to reverse its 2007 decision banning the pesticide Propoxur so that it can be used to combat bedbugs in apartments and homes. More corruption below the fold