Just came across this little gem regarding GOP efforts to distance newly minted House Majority Leader from the lobbying scandals. In their efforts to cover the story it appears a few news outlets have left out a scrumptious little morsel regarding the new king of the hill:

The Associated Press, The New York Times, and ABC’s World News Tonight reported on Republican efforts to present new House Majority Leader John A. Boehner (R-OH) as a clean break from GOP corruption scandals, but they ignored criticism Boehner received for passing out checks from a tobacco industry group on the House floor moments before a key tobacco vote, as well as other ethical questions raised by Boehner’s record.

Yeah, he’s gonna clean up DC. Anyone with additional information on this story please post it in the comments section–I am, to say the least, intrigued.

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