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Letter: Norm Mosher for Congress

Editor, Gazette-Journal:

There has never been a better time to oust an incumbent Congressman. In the worst do-nothing Congress since the Truman administration, Rob Wittman appears to have taken his cue from the party leadership, voting against all the issues that would have helped his constituents have fulfilling lives. Here are some of them:

2008: Gender-based pay bias—The House passed a bill to expand the U.S. law against pay bias based on gender. It banned employer retaliation and enabled women to sue for recovery and back pay, as well as compensatory and punitive damages. Wittman voted no.

2010: Campaign Funding—Wittman voted against campaign funding reform, apparently in support of anonymous big money in campaign advertising.

2013: Veterans Claims Backlog—Wittman voted against an amendment to a previous House bill that would add $2.9 billion for hiring staff to help reduce the backlog of 900,000 veterans’ disability claims.

2014: Contaminated Drinking ...

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