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“I have a sworn duty to uphold the Constitution and the rule of law. I must vote to impeach.” Believe it or not, those words are from Ohio Senator Rob Portman about the impeachment of another president.

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From the mailbag:

COLUMBUS – Ohio House Democratic Leader Joyce Beatty (D-Columbus) today selected State Representatives Jennifer Garrison (D-Marietta), Dan Dodd (D-Hebron) and Mark Okey (D-Carrollton) – all attorneys – to lead the Caucus’ efforts to explore articles of impeachment against Attorney General Marc Dann.

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According to today’s Hannah Report, House leaders have started talking about impeachment proceedings for Marc Dann…

Reps. Jon Husted (R-Kettering), Joyce Beatty (D-Columbus) and Bill Batchelder (R-Medina) were all talking from the same playbook Tuesday when discussing the Marc Dann impeachment proceedings: it is not an overnight process; it will be precedent setting; they can’t say much so as not to prejudice the proceedings; Batchelder and two, soon-to-be-named Democrats are studying the process; and they need to know the facts and to understand the grounds on which they could proceed.

Finally! Bipartisanship!

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Rep. Robert Wexler- a Florida Democrat who sits on the House Judiciary Committee- has created a website to gather signatures in support of impeachment hearings for Dick Cheney.

According to the site (

The charges are too serious to ignore. There is credible evidence that the Vice President abused the power of his office, and not only brought us into an unneccesary (sic) war but violated the civil liberties and privacy of American citizens. It is the constitutional duty of Congress to hold impeachment hearings.

Right now he’s received 136,620 signature – still short of his goal of 250,000.


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