Legislating Below Par

Rosty's got a golf game." According to a leading Democrat in the House, K that was always the explanation muttered when Ways and Means Chairman Dan Rostenkowski rushed through committee business. In fact, the Illinois Democrat was out on the links in Hawaii last March when the White House wanted a begin negotiations on the 1983 budget. It was one of 45 days during a recent vacations period that Rostenkowski spent on far-flung golfing vacations BLACHMAN paid for by corporations and lobbying groups, according to a report last week in the Washington Post.

Many of the corporations that paid for the junkets...

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