Boehner and Pelosi end House page program (via CNN Political Ticker)

Posted: August 8, 2011 in Uncategorized

Washington (CNN) — House Speaker John Boehner and Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi announced Monday they are ending the House page program, which employs about 70 high school age students each semester and summer to study in Washington and serve as messengers around the Capitol complex. The program, instituted in the 1820s, has come under fire several times for scandals involving inappropriate contact with members, as well as underage drinking and … Read More

via CNN Political Ticker

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