U.S. House http://wvxu.org en Schmidt fails to file financial disclosure report http://wvxu.org/post/schmidt-fails-file-financial-disclosure-report <p><a href="http://www.legistorm.com/blog/some-departing-members-of-congress-have-failed-to-file-required-disclosures.html">A website which tracks Congressional money </a>said that former U.S. Rep. Jean Schmidt has failed to file a financial disclosure report that is&nbsp;required of members of Congress when they leave office.</p><p>Schmidt is one of 14 House members who left Congress in January to not file the termination report, according to the website Legistorm. The filings are supposed to come within 30 days of the member leaving office.</p> Mon, 04 Mar 2013 18:47:21 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 9886 at http://wvxu.org Schmidt fails to file financial disclosure report It's not easy being Boehner http://wvxu.org/post/its-not-easy-being-boehner <p>Being John Boehner has not been an easy thing to be lately.<br>&nbsp;</p><p>The House Speaker, a West Chester Republican who has served in Congress for 22 years now, has had nothing but headaches for the past month.<br>&nbsp;</p> Sun, 06 Jan 2013 04:00:00 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 7716 at http://wvxu.org It's not easy being Boehner Wenstrup takes GOP policy committee seat http://wvxu.org/post/wenstrup-takes-gop-policy-committee-seat <p>Brad Wenstrup, the newly-elected congressman from Ohio's 2nd Congressional District, has volunteered to join the House Republican Policy Committee, a group which helps set the legislative agenda for House Republicans.</p><p>Wenstrup - a 54-year-old podiatrist and Iraq war veteran from Columbia Tusculum - takes office in January, after pulling an upset victory over Rep. Jean Schmidt in the March GOP primary and easily defeating a little-known and seldom-seen Democrat, William R. Smith of Pike County, in the November election. Wenstrup won with 59 percent of the vote.</p> Mon, 19 Nov 2012 12:56:53 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 6228 at http://wvxu.org Wenstrup takes GOP policy committee seat