We Fight Like Cats & Dogs

Clinton's case has landed before a House Judiciary Committee where zealous partisans rule the day

If this was bipartisanship," Barney Frank sputtered after Democrats lost yet another vote in the House Judiciary Committee, "the Taliban wins a medal for religious tolerance." But as long as awards are being handed out, Frank should get an Emmy for standing in front of the TV cameras and managing to look so surprised. It didn't take last week's string of straight-party votes--on everything from which evidence to release to the ground rules for impeachment--to prove what most of Capitol Hill already knows. Clinton's fate lies in the hands of one of the most doggedly partisan committees in all of Congress.

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