Paging Mr. Kim

How far will House GOP leaders go to pick up a vote? Representative Jay C. Kim (R-Calif.), convicted of campaign-finance abuses, must wear an electronic-monitoring bracelet as part of his sentence--which includes home confinement for two months, with daily office privileges. Trouble is, House rules forbid electronic devices on the floor. No problem, GOP leaders ruled. The ban applies only to "personal office equipment." So Kim can still vote with Newt & Co.

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