Sure few GOP freshman House members are putting down roots inside the Beltway, but that didn't stop Marlin Stutzman or Larry Buschon. Doesn't that kind of fly in the face of the campaign rhetoric we heard two years ago and then again this election cycle. It must, Marlin even refused to comment on the article.
The analysis indicates that the GOP freshmen have not put down roots inside the Beltway after promising not to become the “creatures of Washington” that they ran against in 2010. None of the nine freshman Democrats reported having a mortgage in the area.
The Hill’s review of the filings for 2011 found four GOP freshmen with mortgages in the D.C. region: Reps. Larry Bucshon (R-Ind.), Scott Rigell (R-Va.), Marlin Stutzman (R-Ind.) and Rob Woodall (R-Ga.).
Rigell declined to comment. Stutzman’s office did not respond to requests for comment from The Hill.
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